Civil dialogue: a tool for better legislation in the general interest

In the attempt to solve the democratic deficit that affects EU, the European and Economical Societal Committee (EESC) organized this event to bring together representatives of civil society organisations from the EU as well as its neighbouring countries to discuss about how EU legislation can have better impact impact on people's lives. In particular, how citizens and CSOs can better contribute in the consultation, policy making, monitoring and evaluation processes. The consortium was present at the event to undertake a communication action that highlighted the contribution that CSOs are making to increase the democratic legitimacy of EU action and institutions. 

During the Civil Society DAY SecurePART consortium met the main target audience of the project, that is to say, CSOs representatives and to present them the project. Moreover the event was the perfect occasion to invite CSOs representatives to the SecurePART Workshop ‘Get Involved In Shaping The Future Of European Security Researh‘ (15th and the 16th of September) in Berlin. For instance, different members of ENNA were present at the event as well as other CSOs representatives in contact with ENNA’s network and they were provided with more information about the project and invited to participate to the Belin event.
The consortium was present actively through a special corner just in front of the room event were they showed a special roll-up and give invitation to the participants. The materials are shown below:

Invitation


Roll up

Conclusion
The Civil Society Day was an important moment of debate about the importance of CSOs involvement in the public sphere: SecurePART project fully match this issue with a special focus on security research. The event was right place for communication and dissemination about the SecurePART project activity and future events. In particular the consortium had the chance to get in contact directly with the main target audience of its project, CSOs.