An alternative positive voice.The citizens’ Shadow Report project meeting online


The Shadow Report project is an initiative of civil society organisations from AT, DE, DK, HU, IT, PL,
RO, SK and SI to prepare an implementation report on EU macro-regional policies from a citizens’
It gives us pleasure to invite you to the next phase of the Shadow Report project taking place in an
online form between 10:00-12:00 (CEWT) on Thursday, 25 November 2021. We will have genuine
voices not only from the EU Alpine macro-region but well beyond it making our consultation more
inclusive and thought-provoking.
Be part of our still ongoing creative process leading to a unique civil society product, the Shadow Report and contribute to the text of our reflection document:

Please register for the event here:

The zoom link to the event will be sent to registered participants on 24 November 2021.

online, 10:00-12:00, CEWT, Thursday, 25 November 2021

Moderator: Ms Christiana PORDES, President, The World of NGOs, Austria

10:00 Opening and setting the scene
Mr Miklos BARABAS, Director, European House Budapest, Coordinator of the Shadow Report project

10:10 In search of new solutions
Macro-regional strategies and the Slovenian Presidency of the EU Council
Mr Emil FERJANCIC, Deputy National Coordinator, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Slovenia

10:25 Youth dynamism beyond borders
Ms Neza REPANSEK, National Youth Council of Slovenia, Member of the European Economic and Social Committee

10:40 Questions and contributions

11:00 The myth and reality of an Alpine feeling – A view from Lugano
Mr Filippo LOMBARDI, Politician, The Municipality of Lugano (tbc)

11:15 A success story or a lost case?
Citizens and the Conference on the future of Europe
Mr Maarten DE GROOT, Co-lead, Inclusiveness Task Force, Citizens Take Over Europe

11:30 A special contribution
Ms Darja SEKULA KRSTIC, Nefiks, Slovenia

11.35 Questions and contributions

11:58 Conclusions and closing