ELIAMEP organized the 1st Citizens’ Forum, in the context of the “Moving EuropE Together (MEET): from Local Citizens’ Agoras to the Conference on the Future of Europe,” project. Twenty five citizens participated in the forum who, with the guidance of researchers, expressed their thoughts and views on the European Green Deal, the Green Transition, the International Role of the EU in the global environmental government, and the Interaction between the green economy and the digital economy. Constantinos Tsoutsoplides, Head of the European Parliament Liaison Office in Greece, welcomed the particpants and Petros Kokkalis, Member of the European Parliament, attended the Forum as well. Mr. Kokkalis discussed with the citizens, provided them with significant information about the actions of the EU towards the achievement of its goals against climate change and listened to their proposals.

The purpose of the Forum was the formation of proposals towards environmental crisis and the actions of the EU to stop climate change.

During the Citizens’ Forum, participants reached common concerns and proposals that were recorded. The core outcomes and findings will be summarized in national reports, the key findings of which will feed into a Final Content Report. This Report will be presented and discussed at a final public conference in Brussels.