Which are the next steps that Europe is going to take? How can people be actively engaged in this process?
The Conference on the Future of Europe (CoFoE), launched last year, was meant to animate the dialogue and reduce the gap between institutions and citizens, by allowing the latter to actively share their ideas and recommendations on the multilingual platform to shape the future of the Union.
Thus, focusing on the needs coming from local realities is crucial when setting the scene for future paths and actions. In light of this, ALDA Conference on the Future of Europe and followers to actively join the platform; and it is part of the Civil Society Convention on the CoFoE.
Yet, how far have the neighboring countries, such as the Western Balkans (WB), been able to make their voices heard, and join the process?
ALDA further stresses its position on the WB, while making itself available as a strategic player for the future of both Europe and the Western Balkans
Unfortunately, the above-mentioned area has face not few difficulties in accessing the debate on the future of Europe. Yet, ALDA has developed many activities in and with WB Countries, gaining a very much solid and well-rooted expertise in the region.
In light of this, ALDA has drafted a formal document, stating its position as far as the Western Balkan and the Conference on the Future of Europe concern. As mentioned in the documents, seven recommendations have been made, among which:
- Support for the integration of the Western Balkan in the European Union;
- Foster youth involvement in the Western Balkans;
- Promote the cooperation between local authorities and civil society
Thanks to this decisions, which has been presented also during the event “Euroscepticism at the gates of Europe”, ALDA further stresses its position on the WB, while making itself available as a strategic player for the future of both Europe and the Western Balkans.