Our Mission

The mission of Europe’s People’s Forum (EPF) is to strengthen European democracy by serving as a permanent platform where civil society and people in all Member States are engaged to discuss and develop their visions for European policies that reflect their needs. 

What's New?

Conference on the Future of Europe

Update 2 - 23/01/2020

One year ago, nobody could have imagined that the European Commission would ever stress that citizens must guide EU’s policy-making as it did yesterday in its communication to the European Parliament and the Council – Shaping the Conference on the Future of Europe.

Conference on the Future of Europe

Update 1 - 15/01/2020

Today, the first important step was taken towards the construction of a modern and democratic EU that integrates civic participatory engagement between elections in the policymaking of its three institutions.Today, a large majority in the European Parliament (EP) adopted a resolution that specified the form, content and process of the Conference on the Future of Europe

EPF's methodology on the Conference on the Future of Europe

This methodology has been gradually developed  after EPF's talks with the EP, the EC and the Council. The updated methodology is how we currently see a possible compromise between the wishes form the European institutions and a solid coherent methodology. The latest EPF methodology has also been reviewed by our methodology advisory board before been published.



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Methodology advisory group

Dr Jane Suiter, Director Institute for Future Media and Journalism (FuJo).

Prof. Dr. Hans-Liudger Dienel, Berlin University of Technology, Director Nexus Institute.

Professor Ph.D. Min Reuchamps, Université catholique de Louvain, Coordinator Methodology Unit G1000, Belgium.

Stephen Boucher, MA Public Administration, Founder Dreamocracy.

Bjørn Bedsted, MA Social Anthropology, Deputy Director Danish Board of Technology.”

Verena Ringler, MA Political Science, Director of European Commons, Austria.

Former ministers supporting EPF

DENMARK: Uffe Ellemann-Jensen, Martin Lidegaard​, Mogens Lykketoft, Per Stig Møller & Holger K. Nielsen.                         

FINLAND: Pär Stenbäck & Alexander Stubb​​.

ITALY: Sandro Gozi.   

POLAND: Radosław Tomasz Sikorski.  ​                          

PORTUGAL: Margarida Marquez.

THE NETHERLANDS: Laurens Jan Brinkhorst.