Notice

Launch of the European Year of Citizens 2013 

Citizens’ Dialogue

10 January 2013

with the Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD; President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso; Tánaiste, Eamon Gilmore TD; Vice-President of the European Commission, Ms Viviane Reding and Minister of State for European Affairs, Lucinda Creighton TD

Venue
Dublin City Hall, Dame Street, Dublin 2
 
Date & Time
Thursday, 10 January 2013
Registration and lunch from 12.30; European Year launch and Citizens’ Dialogue to commence at 14.30
 
Event
To celebrate the designation of 2013 as the European Year of Citizens, and to mark the launch of the year, the Department of the Taoiseach and the European Commission are delighted to present you with the opportunity to participate in the Citizens’ Dialogue event, taking place in Dublin during the Irish Presidency of the Council of the EU.

This event will provide interested citizens with a unique opportunity to attend the launch of the European Year of Citizens with the Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD; the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore TD and the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso.  Following the launch, you will have the opportunity to engage in a Citizens’ Dialogue – a frank and open exchange of opinions on the current economic crisis, the rights of European citizens and the future of the European Union - with Vice-President of the European Commission, Ms Viviane Reding and Minister of State for European Affairs, Lucinda Creighton TD.
 
Want to be a part of this?
Application to attend this event is open to all citizens.  However, due to the limited number of available places, and the high demand anticipated, if you are interested in attending, we kindly request that you visit www.europeanmovement.ie/citizens-dialogue/ and fill in the short Expression of Interest form there.  This form is also available to download as a PDF and can be posted to Citizens’ Dialogue, European Movement Ireland, 6 Merrion Square, Dublin 2.  Please feel free to forward this diary notice to your network.  Invitations will be issued following submission of the Expression of Interest form.

Please feel free to contact the EM Ireland team with any queries you have:  
  T:   + 353 (0) 1 662 5815   E: citizensdialogue@europeanmovement.ie