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We are Europe Academy 2019

We are Europe Academy 2019 
13-14 September | Brussels

Dear Friends, join the We are Europe Academy! 

What is the "We are Europe Academy?

The We are Europe Academy is a training event for civil society activists organised by theUnion of European Federalists (UEF) and the European Citizen Action Service (ECAS) in the context of the We are Europe project supported by the European Commissions Europe for Citizens programme.

The Academy will help activists from civil society organisations to develop their practical skills particularly on Citizens Advocacy and Citizens Engagement - to better prepare themselves to be active participants in the ongoing debate on the future of Europe, particularly in aftermath of the European elections.

The event consists of two half days. One on the challenges facing the new European Parliament and the new European Commission and the policy expectations of citizens and civil society. One on practical skills for Citizens Advocacy and Citizens Engagement, addressing topics related to citizens' influence on national and European decision-makers.


The programme of the We are Europe Academy includes: 

  • Plenary session with experts "A new European Parliament and a new European Commission: challenges for the next five years"
  • Thematic table discussions 
  • Session on citizens advocacy: "How to influence national and European decision-maker? "

Find the detailed updated programme here.

Registration of participants

Registration is compulsory by Sunday 4th of August by filling in the application form.




The event will take place at Mundo B, Rue d'Edimbourg 26, 1050 Ixelles.

Click here to see the venues on a map.

Participation conditions

Accepted participants requesting a travel reimbursement (see below) are required to pay a participation fee of 25 EUR to help towards covering the costs of venue hire, catering (one dinner, one lunch and coffee breaks, as indicated in the programme), documents and other expenses. The contribution must be transferred by bank transfer prior to the event:

Union of European Federalists
BNP Paribas Fortis
Agence Quartier Léopold
Place du Luxembourg 14B - 1050 Ixelles
IBAN: BE69 2100 3760 9578
"We are Europe Academy": *First Name* *Last Name*"

Travel reimbursement

Participants residing outside Brussels will be eligible to reimbursement of their travel expenses (accommodation and subsistence excluded) exceeding the first 50 EUR and up to a maximum reimbursement of 175 EUR. Reimbursements will be made on the spot and in cash only. Please, do not forget to bring the original receipts and tickets with you.

Reimbursements will only be made in cash at end of the event. Please bring all relevant documents to the academy and note that original copies of all invoices, tickets and boarding cards are required. 

If you have any question about the We are Europe programme or the We are Europe Academy, please, do not hesitate to get in contact with the UEF Secretariat by mail or telephone.

With best regards,
UEF team


European Secretariat
Square de Meeûs 25
B-1000 Bruxelles


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Vendredi 13 septembre 2019 - 09h00 / Samedi 14 septembre 2019 - 19h00


Union of European Federalists

Kristine Roke
T. 025083030