About: EU communication policy

Elections 16-01-2017

The Parliament that Europeans want to hear from

The European Parliament is delivering, but there is still room for improvement in the way it communicates to both the younger and older generations, writes Vice-President Ramón Valcárcel.
Christophe Rouillon, rapporteur du Comité des régions sur "Un Plan de communication 2015-2019:reconnecter l’Europe avec ses concitoyens".
EU Priorities 2020 09-10-2014

A call for a 2015-2019 communication plan: Reconnecting Europe with its citizens

The unprecedented crisis of confidence across the European Union requires the European institutions to shoulder their responsibility and come up with a new communication strategy to reconnect the people with the European project. Christophe Rouillon proposes a joint communication plan with measurable targets for all the institutions by the next European elections in 2019, placing cities and regions at the heart of his strategy.
Christophe Leclercq, Founder, EURACTIV
Digital & Media 01-10-2014

Mr Juncker, EU communication is political: worth a VP

As the new ‘political’ Commission is being debated and adjusted, one should move from policy coordination to external impact. Christophe Leclercq, a longtime observer of EU communication, sees merit in the Commission set-up being confirmed, and also flags a major gap in its potential for reaching out.
Public Affairs 13-07-2009

If citizens have a voice, who’s listening?

"Are European Union institutions, as they claim, really listening to citizens thanks to more 'deliberative' consultation tools?" asks Stephen Boucher, programme director at the European Climate Foundation, in a June working paper for the European Policy Institutes Network (EPIN).
Public Affairs 04-03-2008

Now’s the time for the EU to improve communication with citizens

"The time has come to improve communication between Europe and its citizens," argues Dr. Susana del Río, a senior consultant in the fields of participation and communication with EU citizens.