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The conference reports for the closing event of the European Year of Citizens are online

The closing conference of the European Year of Citizens 2013 was held in Vilnius, Lithuania, on 12-13 December. The theme of the conference was: “How to Make Every Year a Year for Citizens!”, and the 300 delegates that came from all over Europe had plenty of opportunities to debate during the three blocks of discussion on issues related to “The role of Civil Society in European Democracy”, "EU citizenship in action – How citizens can influence policy-making", and “Participative and representative democracy: Two sides of a same coin”.

The full conference programme, with the details of each of the six panels, speakers' biographies and background documents, as well as the various plenary debates and keynote speeches, is available here:


You will also find the reports by the Rapporteurs from Cafebabel, who covered the six panel debates during the conference, here


All plenary and parallel sessions have been recorded and you can find them here









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