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5TH DANUBE PARTICIPATION DAY
EXPANDING CIVIC SPACE. PARTICIPATION STRATEGIES IN THE DANUBE REGION

DRAFT AGENDA

Moderation: Daniela Urschitz and Belin Molov

VENUE: HOUSE OF EUROPE, Sofia, 124, G.S. Rakovski Str.

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09:00 – 09:30 Registration
09:30 – 10:00 Opening Session

Iva Taralezhkova, Citizens Participation Forum, BG
Rudolf Schicker, Priority Area 10 Institutional Capacity & Cooperation of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region
[Denitsa Nikolova, National Coordinator, Sofia, Bulgaria (tbc)]
[Yordanka Fandakova, Mayor of Sofia, Bulgaria (tbc)]

10:00 – 11:00 Key Note on Expanding Civic Space. Participation Strategies in the Danube region

N.N., Bulgaria
Theresa Schopper, State secretary, Ministry of State, Baden-Württemberg tbc
Interactive Q & A

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:00 Presentation of Shining Examples

followed by Public Discussion/Interview with Flagship Projects [including Catalogue of demands presentation by Bo Anderson; Norden, tbc] Interactive Q & A

12:00 – 13:00 Networking Lunch

During the lunch break we will play videos, introducing participating organizations and projects of the afternoon panel: Speed Dating.

13:00 – 15:00 Speed Dating

This session is open to all participants, who send us a short video of their initiative, idea and project prior to the registration.

15:00 – 16:30 Outlook Session

DG REGIO report on MRS N.N.
Report on Agenda for Participation - Stefan Lütgenau, DCSF
Outlook 2019 - Claudia Singer, PA 10
Interactive Q & A

16:30 – 17:00 Closing remarks and Passing the Bell
18:00 - 20:00 Evening Reception

Program might be subject to change