past events

February 05 2019

Building our Europe Together

February 05, 2019 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Building our Europe Together

This panel discussion organised by European Liberal Forum in cooperation with LYMEC aims at shedding light on the state of play of the relationship between the EU and Turkey, and the civil society in the country in particular. It also aims to provide an insight to challenges and success stories in the integration of Turkish minorities and discuss measures with the goal of engaging more young people of minority origin in the 2019 European Parliament Elections in general. Tuesday, February 5th 2019, EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, room ASP 5G1 (Please register here) PROGRAMME 18:15    Gathering outside the European Parliament (Accreditation Center, to the right of the ASP entrance) 18:30    Registration 18:45    Opening of the event              Antoaneta Asenova, Political Officer, European Liberal Youth   18:50    EU – Turkey relationship. The role of civil society.              MEP Nadja Hirsch, FDP, Germany - Member of the Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee at the European Parliament (tbc)              Ilhan Kyuchyuk , MRF, Bulgaria - Committee on Foreign Affairs at the European Parliament   19:20    Q & A   19:25    We are all European: bridging the minority gap and the role of Turkish communities in the European Union              Yeliz Güner, Open VLD, Municipal councilor at the city of Gent (tbc)              Dr. Demir Murat Seyrek, Senior Policy Advisor for the European Foundation for Democracy             Samuel Doveri Vesterbye, Managing Director at the European Neighbourhood Council   19:55    Q & A   20:10    Closing of the event              Antoaneta Asenova, Political Officer, European Liberal Youth   An event organised by the European Liberal Forum (ELF). Supported by LYMEC. Co-funded by the European Parliament. Neither the European Parliament nor the European Liberal Forum are responsible for the content of the programme, or for any use that may be made of it. The views expressed herein are those of the speaker(s) alone. These views do not necessarily reflect those of the European Parliament and/or the European Liberal Forum asbl.   Please register here by 30 January!