European Parliament – Thursday 30 March – “Bridging Civic Innovation & Politics”

Next Thursday 30th March, Mayo Fuster Morell has been confirmed as participant at “Bridging Civic Innovation and Politics. Bottom-Up approach to policy-making: working with grassroots, creative communities and citizens”, organized by Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy Group in the European Parliament.


14:30 – 15:30
Registration and Accreditation

15:30 – 15:40
Welcome speech – Eleonora Evi, MEP EFDD

15:40 – 15:50
Presentation of the Civic Innovation Network – Khushboo Balwani, CIN

15:50 – 16.00
Presentation of the EP work on Collaborative Economy – Marco Zullo, MEP EFDD

16:00 – 16:20
EU initiatives on civic innovation (JRC – European Commission) – Xavier Troussard, HoU for Foresight, Behavioural Insight and Design for Policy

16:20 – 16:50
Featuring 3 innovative projects engaged in civic participation –

  • Procomuns – Mayo Fuster Morell
  • CitizenLab – Bill Cortvriend
  • – William Hammer

16:50 – 17:50
Panel discussion: Modelling civic engagement for a new democratic experiment

The panel discussion will focus on examining citizen-led initiatives in different cities and the action to place them at the heart of policy-making.

  • Mayo Fuster Morell (Harvard University & Procomuns)
  • Mara Balestrini (Ideas for change)
  • Dorthe Nielsen (Policy director, EUROCITIES)
  • Christophe Gouache (Strategic Design Scenarios)


If you are interested to assist, you only have to send an e-mail at eleonora.evi-office

Also, they will stream the sessions at

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