Do European citizens really know the European Union? Are they involved in European political life? Do they know their rights as European citizens? Are they well informed?

In 2021, Eurasia net is took part in the program “CommEUnication – Youth Engagement for Communicating the EU”, launched by the Italian Federation for Human Rights (Federazione Italiana Diritti Umani – FIDU), in Italy, Belgium, Bulgaria, Greece, Portugal, Ireland and France in cooperation with European Centre for Economic and Policy Analysis and Affairs, Foundation for Entrepreneurship, Culture and Education, Youth Center of Epirus, Associação Social Recreativa Cultural e Bem Fazer Vai Avante, TASC Europe Studies Company and supported by Europe for Citizens.

The goal?

👉 To understand better what European citizens think and know about the European Union

👉 To fight “fake news” and to make the European Union better known

👉 To face euro-scepticism by building a new communication strategy for a better understanding of the EU, its values and its benefits

👉 Empowering citizens to participate and fight against misinformations

The project includes 3 phases:

1 -> A survey among European citizens of the partner countries

2 -> Following the results of the survey, Eurasianet organized an event in Marseille on December 17, 2021 with a conference and debates around European participation and the results of the survey. 

The objective of this day was to create a link between young people who are not invested about the EU and professionals who can share “their own vision of Europe” and inform on the issues we can find like fake news, climate change, etc.

3 -> Eurasia Net will participate in the Creative lab to create new communication tools to improve communication about the EU and in the final event in Brussels (brussels sur le site mais c’est bruxelles )  to promote the results of our project.

For more information, visit the FIDU website.

Click here for the results of the survey and here for the results in French.

Click here for the results of the survey and here for the results in English.

December 17th, 2021 event video