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Public Affairs 25-04-2008

Commission goes audiovisual to communicate Europe

The European Commission will today (25 April) launch a comprehensive audiovisual media strategy to "increase coverage of EU affairs" and help people engage in a proper debate on EU policies.
EU Priorities 2020 07-04-2008

‘Plan D’ a success, says Wallström

The European Commission's 'Plan D for Dialogue, Democracy and Debate' has succeeded in its goal of organising a "broad public debate on the future of the European Union," according to Commission Vice President Margot Wallström.
Public Affairs 18-01-2007

Commission seeks to end ‘blame game’ over communicating EU

Berlin conference tries to rekindle decision-makers with citizens as Europe still reels over PA fiascos such as the Constitution and Bolkestein directive.
EU Priorities 2020 05-09-2006

Wallström: “Strasbourg has become a negative symbol”

The communications commissioner argues that times have changed and that the Strasbourg seat of the European Parliament no longer works as a positive symbol of Franco-German unity.
Public Affairs 22-08-2006

Analysis: Is Europe experiencing a midlife-crisis?

In this article, published by Politik & Kommunikation (in German), Margot Wallström, EU Commissioner for Institutional Relations and Communication Strategy, looks at the current situation in Europe and explains why Europe is worth fighting for.
EU Priorities 2020 20-01-2006

Constitution: Parliament sees need for more time to reflect

MEPs have backed the goal of adopting the shipwrecked EU Constitution by 2009. This should be preceded by a broad public debate.
EU Priorities 2020 29-07-2005

New breed to run Commission’s national representation offices

Commissioner Wallström is seeking to strengthen the communication profile of the Commission's national delegations with a string of nominations in seven new member states. Many have a background in media.
Future EU 04-05-2005

EU top brass to the rescue of French ‘yes’

All the leading figures of the European institutions have thrown their weight behind the French 'yes' campaign on a visit to Paris. 
Politics 22-10-2004

Improve national reporting and keep the message simple, EU professionals tell Wallström

Margot Wallström's new role of Communications Commissioner will be no easy task. A new report presents her with key recommendations on how to better communicate the EU to its citizens.