III Workshop on participatory democracy

VALENCIA

Events / 11.5.18

This workshop aims at a double objective. Firstly, to demonstrate that political claims for more regional autonomy, decentralisation and devolution are  widespread in Europe. Secondly to discuss potential decentralisation models using the Spanish constitutional arrangement as a study case.

Program

11 May 2018 / Valencia

10:30
Opening remarks
  • Josep Vall, Coppieters Foundation
11:00
Panel I - Devolution models in Europe

Interventions by:

  • Andre Fazi; University of Corsica.
  • Emilie Van Haute; Université Libre de Bruxelles.
  • Oscar Mazzoleni; Lausanne University.
  • Nicola McEwen; Edinburgh University.
12.30
Q&A
14:00
Break
16:00 - Panel II - Decentralisation in Spain, constitutional arrangements for Valencia.

Roundtable with:

  • Valencia minister Manuel Alcaraz
  • Alba Nogueira; University of Santiago de Compostela
  • Rubén Pérez; University of Seville
  • Gemma Geis; University of Girona

Moderation by

  • Laia Mas; Fundació Nexe.
18:00
Break
18:30
Panel III - Workshop on the botanic proposal (for a new statute of autonomy)

Roundtable with:

  • Maria José Ferrer.  Partit Popular/ European Peoples Party
  •  Zulima Pérez. PSPV – PSOE / S&D
  • Fran Ferri. Compromís / Greens-EFA
  • Antonio Estañ. Podem / GUE
  •  Emigdio Tormo. Ciudadanos / ALDE

12 May 2018 / Valencia

11:00
Panel IV - Constitutional reform from the progressive stateless nations.

Roundtable with:

  • TBC; Chunta Aragonesista
  • Joan Pau Jorda; Més per Mallorca.
  • Rubén Cela; Bloque Nacionalista Galego.
  • Àgueda Micó; Compromís.

Moderation by

  • Gonçal Grau, Nexe Foundation.

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Practicalities:

When: Friday 11th May 2018, from 10:30 to 20:00 & Saturday 12th May 2018 from 11:00 to 13:00
Where: Col·legi Major Rector Peset de la Universitat de València, Valencia.

Registration:

Do you plan to attend? Please RSVP via info@ideasforeurope.eu. No registration fees.

Interpretation:

There will be no interpretation at this event.

Get involved:

Share your views about the event on Twitter @ideasforeurope.eu and the hashtag #demolab18

Press:

Media inquiries can be addressed to info@ideasforeurope.eu

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This conference is a joint initiative of the Fundacio Nexe and Coppieters Foundation.

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This conference is financially supported by the European Parliament. The European Parliament is not liable for the content of the conference or the opinions of the speakers.

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