How to make Europe matter? Through our 12-month project #EuropeMatters, we have been tackling this question this crucial pre-election year, bringing together business leaders, policymakers, civil society representatives and citizens to co-design a Europe that still matters in 2030.
From health (dis-)investments to the future of eurozone, we have been placing Europe and its future to the core of our work. This question was also the focal point of the discussions at our annual high-level roundtable State of Europe in October.
We also asked the citizens what they think of the European Union: a staggering 64% of the respondents felt that their lives would not be worse without the EU, and 49% responded that the EU is irrelevant to them. Meanwhile, 90% feel that the EU should extend beyond single market and that it should focus on three core areas: keeping peace, creating jobs and tackling climate change.
And the work is far from over: stay tuned for the final report of #EuropeMatters, published on our website in January 2019.
- #EuropeMatters - A message from citizens
- #EuropeMatters - Europe 2030 towards a renewed social contract?
- Our Europe-wide poll points the way to radical EU reform, by Giles Merritt
- Europe matters, but how do we tell young people that? by Jamila Aanzi
- For more 'EU sovereignty', real changes are needed, by Daniel Daianu
- EU elections in the era of fake news, by Monique Goyens
- ME&EU Debate series
- Is Brexit definitely going to happen?
- Has Angela Merkel saved Europe or destroyed it?
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