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Cross-border citizens’ consultation in Nice with French and Italian high-school students

October 2018

Cross-border citizens’ consultation in Nice with French and Italian high-school students

Why is Europe disorganised? What cross-border projects does the EU fund? Why is it important to vote in the European elections? On 5 October a cross-border citizens’ consultation was organised in Nice by the MOT, the Jacques Delors Institute, the Nice-Côte d’Azur Metropolis and the Alpes Maritimes European Movement.

Ninety high-school students from Nice and Ventimiglia exchanged views with the MEP Jean-Marie Cavada, in the presence of Laurence Navalesi, Nice city councillor and Secretary of the MOT, Enrico Ioculano, the Mayor of Ventimiglia, and Raffaele De Benedictis, Italy’s Consul General in France.
Participatory methods were used to allow all of the young people to have their say.

In their own or their neighbours’ language, they called on governments to take an interest in what happens on the other side of the border in order to cooperate and act in solidarity, and also asked for more communication on Europe and its projects in the school curriculum.

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