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Citizens’ Parliament: the people say how they see the future of the EU

Top Story - 20-03-2017
60th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome - Solemn Event : Citizen's Parliament
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People from across Europe gathered in the European Parliament to share their views on the future of the European Union with MEPs. This event, called the Citizens’ Parliament, contributes to ongoing reflection on the EU as an asset for future, ahead of the EU heads of state or government meeting in Rome on 25 March.  In the morning, Parliament’s President Antonio Tajani, MEPs and staff attended a ceremony commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome. Also present were UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador and singer Barbara Hendricks and Austrian writer Robert Menasse.
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01/03/2017

MEPs are set to react to the Commission’s White Paper on the future of Europe on Wednesday at 15.00, following its presentation by EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. Parliament’s President Antonio Tajani and Mr Juncker will hold a press conference after the debate, at around 16.30. Parliament set out its vision for the EU future in three resolutions voted by the full House on 16 February 2017.

Before the start of the debate, from around 14.20, a number of Commissioners and Parliament group leaders will hold doorsteps at the protocol entrance on the ground floor of the Paul Henri Spaak building.
Press release