Influential but indifferent? Assessing the role of the public in European politics

In this blog post, first published on E-International Relations, Joris Melman reflects on the public’s distance towards the EU. Even though most Europeans seem to lack interest in (or at least knowledge of) European policy-making, the role of public opinion is bigger than ever.

Post-Crisis Democracy in Europe blog, 28 December 2020

Euro notes in pocket

The ‘Europe can you hear me?’ campaign aimed to encourage young people to participate in European elections, here from the event in Milan (photo: European Communities, 2009)

Published Dec. 28, 2020 6:12 PM - Last modified Dec. 30, 2020 12:05 PM