In May 2014 hundreds of millions of EU citizens will go to the polls for the European Parliament elections to decide what kind of Europe they want. There is no shortage of those who predict that anti-EU and protest parties may get as much as 20-30% of the vote. An anti-Europe vote would, they say, reflect voters' frustration with the crisis, slower growth, job losses and with what voters perceive as the policy-makers' inability to get a handle on what is going on. (...)
By inviting communication professionals from civil society organisations, national and international public institutions, journalists and policy-makers to attend
our 7th civil society media seminar, we, in the EESC, want to learn more about what you see are the problems we face and how you think we can overcome them.
EESC vice-president in charge of communications