Sunday, July 2nd

This event is hold in English and French with simultaneous translation during the plenaries / French or English during the workshops and working groups

Saturday, July 1stSunday, July 2nd

Venue: Université Catholique de Louvain – Auditoires Agora – Place Agora 19 – 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium)

8.30 – 9.00 -> Welcome Café

Participants who are housed by the university are reminded that a breakfast is served at 08:00, and that rooms must be vacated by 8:30.

9.00 – 9.30 -> Collective Interview (plenary): Creating a political movement: the specific difficulties of the trans-European dimension

with Thomas Kusch (DE) -Newropeans2009, Marianne Ranke-Cormier (AT/FR) -IDE1989, Adrian Taylor (UK) -iCAN, Pedrojuán Rodriguez Gironés (ES) -DiEM25, Yves Gernigon (FR) -European Federalist Party

9.30 – 11.00 -> Let’s get organised! Workshop “Political projects to fuel a common European public debate”

How can a structured political offer on the future of Europe emerge? Following the previous day’s political debate, the participants will gather around the “political figure” of their choice in workshops designed to build up contents and teams with a view to a trans-European campaign

11.00– 11.30 -> Pause

11.30 – 13.00 – Let’s get organised! Working group “Citizen projects for the emergence of a common European public debate”


How can European citizens create the conditions for an open, common public debate on the future of Europe to be available for a trans-European election in 2019? As an outcome of these working groups, a concrete citizen « Route 73 Map » will be approved the « change agents » gathered in Louvain-la-Neuve

  1.  « Elect Georges 2018 », first citizens trans-european electoral online experience : a milestone for 2019 – facilitated by Régis Jamin (FR) (, Antonis Triantafyllakis (GR) – Room 14
  2. « EU Democratisation Citizen online Platform », connect citizens citizens in a way that generates ideas, figures and trans-European parties – facilitated by Philippe Micaelli (FR), «Le Comité», Bjarni Snæbjörn Jónsson (IS), Hélène Decottigny (Eyes on Europe) – Room 4
  3. « youtube channel » and the issues of trans-european media to carry out a common european public debate – facilitated by Marianne Ranke-Cormier (AT), Luisa Sigl (DE), Ricardo Mendes (ES), Ian Clotworthy (IE) – Room 3
  4. « European Festival Mobile Tribunes »,Culture in the service of meeting new European political figures with European citizensfacilitated by Karim Elkholy (FR), Alexander Franck (US) -European Horizon, Camille Dufresne (DE) – Room 2
  5. « Route73 lobby group », help increasing political and institutional support for the idea of a trans-European election facilitated by Adrian Taylor (UK), Jo Sullivan (IR/UK), Sergio Ghizzardi (BE) – Room 1
  6. Strategy #CitizensRoute73: Fiancial strategy, steering committee, general organisation – facilitated by Marie-Hélène Caillol (FR), Richard Laub (BE), Cédric du Monceau (BE), Bàlint Gyévai (HU), Claire Mc Connell (UK)- Room 13

 13.00 – 14.30 -> Lunch « Food truck festival »

Photo-booth “Citizens at work on Route73” organised by Camille Dufresne (DE)

foodtruckvestival LLN

14.30 – 16.30 -> Closing ceremony (plenary): chaired by Marie-Hélène Caillol and Adrian Taylor

  • Presentation of the outcome of the “party-workshops” (main ideas for a programme for Europe, teams, agenda, methodolgy and strategies…)
  • Presentation of the outcome of the “tool-working groups”: Route73 map
  • Debate on Route73 map
  • Presentation, debate and signing of the “Declaration of Common Commitment”
  • Call for volunteers for the steering committee #CitizensRoute73
  • Call for candidates of the board of the steering committee #CitizensRoute73
  • Election of 5 board members of the steering committee #CitizensRoute73
  • Closing speeches (participants and partners)


Back to the programme of Saturday, July 1st

Download programme pdf file: Programme provisional R73 – EN-23062017