Belgrade, 10th and 11th September 2013
The Conference: “Parliaments in a changing Europe: Citizens and representative institutions in modern governance” was held on 10th and 11th September at the House of the National Assembly of Serbia. Over 200 participants attended the conference, representing the National Assembly and the Serbian Government the Hellenic Parliament and national Parliaments of different European countries, international organisations, academia and NGOs.
During the two days of the Conference participants debated about the relations between parliaments and civil society, European and national dimension of citizens’ rights, strategies of governance and decentralization, inter-parliamentary communication and modernization of the parliaments, with speeches from high ranking officials from EU national parliaments and international experts.
This Conference was held in the framework of the EU funded Twinning project “Strengthening Capacities of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in the EU Integration Process” aiming to increase efficiency, liability and transparency of the National Assembly of Serbia in the EU integration process. The project is implemented by the Hellenic Parliament and the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia.