|Where:||OECD, Rue Andre Pascal 2, Paris|
On the 18 of September 2018, the first official meeting of the Advisory Board of Re-Imagine Europa was held, kindly hosted by Secretary-General Ángel Gurría at the headquarters of the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris.
With activities of Re-Imagine Europa officially starting in 2019, and with 2019 being an election year in Europe, the basis of the discussion was threefold:
- VISION: to discuss and agree on the vision of Re-Imagine Europa and what the focus of the organisation should be;
- METHODOLOGY: To present the approach developed by Re-Imagine Europa as the first incubator for new political ideas;
- ACTIVITIES: Discuss the planned activities for 2019
The meeting was divided into two parts, the first being the closed meeting of the members of the Board whilst the second part was open to representatives of knowledge partners of Re-Imagine Europa to broaden the conversation
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