What is the Conference on the Future of Europe?
The Conference on the Future of Europe is a proposal put forward by the European Commission and European Parliament aiming to consult EU citizens – in particular young people – on what the future of the EU project should be. It is chaired by the European Parliament President, Presidency of the Council and the European Commission President.
From 2020 to 2022, there are a number of debates scheduled on different EU issues such as the democratic functioning of the EU. The Conference’s digital platform was launched in April 2021.
The Conference is due to have its closing conference in the spring of 2022 where conclusions and guidance on the future of the EU will be set out.