Report & Recommendations following the meeting on 17 May 2022
Towards an Updated Concept of European Citizenship The tripartite, independent High Level Group on Citizenship Innovation held its 4th...
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From 2020 till 2021, this HLG was working on the future of citizenship in Europe. It had two driving forces. At the one hand, the need to design a concept of citizenship which includes both the existing local and the traditional national adherence of people, but also the realities of the Single Market and of the EU. At the other hand, the current global context, which sees a rising number of refugees and migrants, estimated at over 60 million people by the UN, requires a fresh look at the 19th concept of citizenship. It needed to be brought in line with new realities and take into account the effects of a digitalised economy, of multiple forms of migration, of territorial and networked identities, and explored more inclusive forms of citizenship. Europe’s shared values should be the basis for a more innovative concept and for policy and regulatory adaptations.
This HLG was chaired by Vassilios Skouris, former President of the European Court of Justice.
The reports and recommendations of the HLG and its expert working groups are the result of a unique
cooperation between the public, private and academia jointly working for the European common good.
The following people, from the European and national public sector, from corporations and from academia, gave their time and expertise to the work on citizenship innovation management:
Download: HLG Citizenship Innovation Members List