December 01
2020
Daniel Sarmiento
Daniel Sarmiento
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16th January 2020

European Parliament adopts resolution setting out its vision for the upcoming Conference on the Future of Europe

Following a debate with Dubravka Šuica, Commission Vice-President for Democracy and Demography and Nikolina Brnjac, representing the Croatian Presidency of the Council, Parliament adopted a resolution setting out its vision for the upcoming Conference on the Future of Europe with 494 votes for, 147 against and 49 abstentions.

Parliament proposes establishing several Citizens’ Agoras (thematic fora of citizen representatives chosen randomly in line with proportionality and representativeness criteria), and at least two Youth Agoras, each comprising 200-300 citizens with a minimum of three per member state. Citizen representatives will discuss Agora conclusions at the Conference Plenary with MEPs and national parliament representatives, Council ministers, Commission Vice-Presidents and representatives of other EU institutions, bodies and social partners.

The interventions of Nikoina Brnjac, Vice-President Dubravka Šuica, President David Sassoli and the MPE Debate area available in the multimedia site here:

Opening statements by Nikolina Brnjac on behalf of the Croatian Presidency and by Dubravka Šuica, Vice-President of the EC for Democracy and Demography

Statement by EP President David Sassoli, followed by MEPs’ debate (1st part)

MEPs’ debate (2nd part)

MEPs’ debate (3rd part)

Closing statements by Dubravka Šuica and Nikolina Brnjac

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