- Would European countries have done so well if they had decided to go it alone instead of building an "ever closer union"?
- Can they face the huge challenges that rise before them – climate crisis, migration, digitalisation – by going each their own way?
- How can communication help drive home the argument that unity is strength?
- How to build a European public opinion capable of driving such debate?
Connecting EU 2021 - Related Events
At its 12th Civil Society Media Seminar, the European Economic and Social Committee looked at European values as part of Europe's heritage. On the eve of the European elections, panellists discussed the challenges and burning issues in contemporary Europe, such as multiculturalism, declining solidarity, growing nationalism and illiberalism and what civil society can do to protect a Europe which upholds its heritage of values - respect for human dignity and human rights, freedom, democracy, equality and the rule of law.
10th EESC Civil Society Media Seminar, 24-25 November, Vienna, Diplomatic Academy
The EESC Communications Department is organising its 10th Civil Society Media seminar on "Communicating Migration", focusing on the communication aspects in the context of migration, refugees and integration.
The aim of the event is to discuss and debate how communication tools and the media have been instrumental in telling the story of migration into and across Europe. The event will bring together communications and media representatives of the EESC's host organisations, EESC members, National Economic and Social Committees and similar bodies, other EU institutions, journalists and journalist organisations.