The European Commission has recently proposed a new edition of the ‘Europe for Citizens’ programme for 2014-2020. The general objective of the future programme will be to "strengthen remembrance and enhance capacity for civic participation at the Union level". The programme will build on the analysis of the strengths and the weaknesses of the current "Europe for Citizens" programme (2007-2013).
In its hearing the EESC invites the civil society organisations who are or wish to be the beneficiaries of this programme, to share their views about the current and future programme, to make their point on its objectives and future design.
The conclusions of the hearing will feed directly into the work of the study group that prepares the opinion of the EESC on this subject and that meets on the same day in the afternoon.
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