The East European Forum and the3million invite you to a panel discussion, followed by a consultation session, on the topic of political rights, representation and community engagement for EU residents in the UK, 18 July 1-4 pm.
Both the East European Forum and the3million noted in their previous research and publications the issue of a lack or near lack of representation of EU citizen voices more broadly, and particularly East European communities, in politics in the UK. The question is, what can be done to increase the visibility of these voices in public debates and in politics?
1-2 pm - Panel discussion, followed by Q&A
Chair: Jakub Krupa (Polish journalist)
Adina Maglan (CommUNITY Barnet)
Laura Parker (Campaigner & organisational leader)
Borimir Totev (Bulgarians in London)
Mihai Bica (Roma Support Group)
Nacho Morais (Chair, West London for Europe)
Michal Siewniak (Polish local councillor)
2-2:15 - Break - Zoom networking!
2:15-4:00 - Consultation - organisations and individuals are invited to speak and give evidence on the topics discussed.
The East European Forum and the3million will put together a short report collating the evidence and ideas from this session, to be disseminated to key stakeholders in the migration sector and in politics, with a view of proposing constructive recommendations.
Registration to the event is required to attend. After registration, you will receive an email with a unique link and password for you to log in the meeting. This may take a few hours as registrants need to be approved individually by our admin. If you have not received the login details after a day, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. The link can only be used by you, so it is important that everyone who wants to attend registers individually. Please note: this webinar will be recorded for sharing on social media.