Relaunching Europe in Helsinki : “Democratic Europe: What’s your opinion?”

Relaunching Europe is back on the road for another exciting and open debate on the future of Europe. Join us on 19 September in Helsinki to discuss a more democratic Europe and how to increase the participation and involvement of citizens in the decisions that affect our everyday lives, at national and European levels.

This event is all about YOU so make sure to join us at the Helsinki Music Center or online to have your say and share your best ideas.

We’ll have the pleasure to welcome Finnish stand-up comedian Ali JAHANGIRI and journalist Peter NYMEN to moderate the discussion

See the full programme of the evening for more details.

Everyone is welcome and admission is free! For organisational purposes, we kindly ask that you register for the event.

Practical details:

“Democratic Europe: What’s your opinion?”
19 September 2013, 17:00 (doors open)
Mannerheimintie 13a
00100 Helsinki
Black Box room (Google map)
entrance from Töölönlahdenkatu street

Guest speakers for the evening include:

Hannes SWOBODA - President, S&D Group
Jutta URPILAINEN - Minister of Finance of Finland, Chairperson of SDP
Tarja HALONEN - Former President of the Republic of Finland (TBC)
Ville BLÅFIELD - Journalist,  Helsingin Sanomat
Liisa JAAKONSAARI - Member of the European Parliament
Teivo TEIVAINEN - Professor of World Politics, University of Helsinki
Kaisa PENNY - President, ECOSY
Andrea GEROSA - Chief Thinker, Think Young

And YOU!

The event will also be video broadcasted live on the Relaunching Europe website . If you can’t make it to Helsinki, you will still be able to participate live and voice your comments and questions via Twitter (#RelaunchEU) and Facebook.

The debate is already starting online. Relaunching Europe is all about you! Ahead of the debate, you can submit questions through our Relaunching Europe Facebook page or on Twitter@TheProgressives using #RelaunchEU.

We look forward to having you join the discussion!