Polart Circle Event: Active in Europe: what are the advocacy prospects in the aftermath of the European elections? – Rome

Marion Pollet/ July 8, 2019/ Activities, news

On 8 July 2019, Cittadinanzattiva organised a conference in Rome to present the Polart Circle project and discuss the citizens’ issues related to current European policies and the last elections.

Supported by the “Active Citizenship Network” of which it is a member, the association proposed a programme rich in reflections on the possible futures following the European elections. The event brought together members of the Active Citizenship Network as well as NGOs and associations working in the fields of citizenship and European policies.

The day was punctuated by a presentation of Cittadinanzattiva’s activities, of the Polart Circle project enriched by a testimony and a round table bringing together guests from different fields of expertise acting in Europe.


Anna Lisa Mandorino, Deputy Secretary-General of Cittadinanzattiva

15:00 – Introduction:
Mariano Votta, Responsible for European Affairs at Cittadinanzattiva and Director of Active Citizenship Network

Presentation: Outcome of European elections and possible scenarios for third sector operators
Pier Virgilio Dastoli, President of the Italian Council of the European Movement

Cittadinanzattiva’s activities abroad and 2019-2020 action plan
Daniela Quaggia, Project Manager Active Citizenship Network

Polart Circle Experiences
Sara Beltrami, Cittadinanzattiva volunteer (video message in IT language)

Round Table:
Arturo Salerni, President of the Italian Coalition for Freedoms and Civil Rights (CILD)
Gianluca Giansante, Digital Communication Strategist Partner, Comin & Partners
Claudia Salvi, Europe Direct Rome Innovation, Formez PA
Diva Ricevuto, Luigi Sturzo Institute – Young Leaders

17:00 – Event Closing



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