Can Europe Make It?

How can Europe be shaped from a citizen's perspective?

The co-president of European Alternatives talks about engaging European institutions and insists upon the possibility of creative, experimental and imaginative forms of European citizenship (Video, 11 mins)

Niccoló Milanese
17 December 2013

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations along with Community Service Volunteers and The Open University in partnership with the European Parliament are running the 'Europe: what does it mean for you?' project. As part of this initiative, the team organised a dialogue with MEPs and a book launch with professors and civil society organisations to discuss citizenship rights within the EU. The event (held on 19 September 2013) was organised as part of the European Year of Citizens 2013.

An editorial partnership with Open University

How is the British police crackdown bill a threat to democracy?

The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill creates new stop-and-search powers, allows the police to put more conditions on protests, and threatens Gypsy and Traveller rights to roam.

It's been met with mass protests from Bristol to Belfast. Is this bill a threat to our human rights – and is there any stopping it now?

Join us for this free live discussion at 5pm UK time, Thursday 22 April

Hear from:

Gracie Bradley Director of Liberty
Moya Lothian-Mclean Politics editor at gal-dem
Luke Smith Founder of GRT [Gypsy, Roma and Traveller] Socialists
Zarah Sultana Labour MP
Chair: Nandini Archer Global commissioning editor, openDemocracy

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