European Movement International annual meeting
The European Movement International held its annual Heads of Office meeting yesterday, Monday 1st October, which was attended by over 30 participants from across the continent. Members had a chance to speak to one another to discover best practices and catch-up during a full day meeting that was held at the Headquarters of CESI in Brussels. There were 3 speaker sessions that focused on re-establishing trust in the European Social Model, the upcoming EP elections, and what the next iteration of the MFF means for civil society funding.
ALDA's senior expert Biljana Zasova, Project Co-ordinator and Project manager for the France/Balkans and Lower-Normandy/Macedonia projects attended and represented the association.
Questions were asked on how we should move civil society organisations forward in the 21stcentury. Speakers included representatives from the 3 main European political parties (EPP, PES, ALDE Party) who are all EMI members, as well as representatives from Business, ETUC, and the European Commission.