The French head of state and three European institutions will invite citizens to participate in the debate after speaking on Sunday.
It is expected that Emmanuel Macron and the leaders of the European Union (EU) will hold a large-scale civic consultation meeting “Europe Future Conference” in Strasbourg on Sunday, May 9. For this grand opening ceremony in Europe, “We hope to interact and communicate with citizens from the first day”, Elysee thinks.
However, in the half cycle of the European Parliament, the first is the speeches from the French head of state and three European institutions starting at 2 pm: the President of the European Parliament David Sassoli (David Sassoli), the President of the European Commission Ursula · Ursula von der Leyen (Ursula von der Leyen) and Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa (member of the Council).
Covid-19 stipulates that European citizens can only conduct video interventions. Due to the health crisis, members of the European Parliament abandoned the Strasbourg hemisphere for more than a year in support of Brussels and will remain sparse.
“If Brussels is the office capital of Europe, then Strasbourg is the capital of its soul and heart: the place we think, the place to defend our values”, Emmanuel Macron said in an interview The latest news from Alsace (DNA).The head of state will also sign a three-year contract to support Strasbourg’s European operations, and now he hopes“We think the operation is as fast as possible, as soon as possible”.
Emmanuel Macron’s initiative “European Future Conference” should be concluded in the spring of 2022, when France will assume the rotating presidency of the European Union. For the head of state who intends to hold him as the rotating presidency of the European Union, this is an appropriate time to become an asset in the presidential election in May 2022.