Webinar: Equality and Inclusion in the European Elections
Join us on Tuesday 31 January at 4pm (CET) for the first of a series of 4 webinars on citizens’ awareness and engagement ahead of the European Parliament elections in 2024.
Voter mobilisation is a key component of community belonging. Empowered transnational partnerships and citizens networks are the engines that can strengthen and advocate for EU citizenship-based values, producing a collective advocacy agenda for inclusive and engaging elections.
What are Member States doing to enhance engagement and inclusiveness in the European Parliament elections? In this first webinar, we will explore the state of knowledge on equality and inclusion in the European Parliament elections analysing similarities and differences across the EU, with a focus on women’s participation in politics, accessibility for persons with disabilities and youth participation.
Please register using this link.
Time: 4pm-5.15pm (CET)
Date: Tuesday 31 January
Format: Online (Zoom webinar)
In partnership with: European Partnership for Democracy (EPD), Election-Watch.EU (EW), and Democracy Reporting International (DRI)
16.00 Welcome and introduction to SEEEDS
Michael Lidauer, Election-Watch.EU
Carolin Johnson, European Partnership for Democracy
16.10 Input Statements
Domènec Ruiz Devesa, Member of the European Parliament, S&D Group, EU Election Observation Mission Chief Observer
Urszula Gacek, Senior Diplomat, former Member of the European Parliament, EPP Group, OSCE/ODIHR Election Observation Head of Mission
Alejandro Moledo, Deputy Director European Disability Forum (EDF), PWD rights advocate
Noémie Arcidiacono, President Agora Election Observation, Youth CSO leader
16.40 Q&A Session
17.10 Closing remarks
Webinar 2: Transparency in European Elections
Tuesday, 28 February 2023
Webinar 3: Accountability in the European Elections
Tuesday, 28 March 2023
Webinar 4: Risks and Opportunities in the European Elections
Tuesday, 25 April 2023
To find out more, follow this link.
The webinar series is part of the "Supporting Engagement in European Elections and Democratic Societies" (SEEEDS) project co-funded by the European Union and implemented by the following organisations: