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Latest update : 2014-05-21

Advertising the EU Parliament: Mission impossible?

At the last EU elections in 2009, voter turnout dropped to an all-time low when only 43% of registered voters cast their votes. In a bid to try to engage with citizens, the European Parliament recently launched a Europe-wide information campaign called "Act, React, Impact". The Parliament has tried to insist on the crucial role it plays in the lives of EU citizens. But will it make a difference this time around at the polls? Or is advertising the EU Parliament mission impossible?

Programme produced by Mary Colombel

By Christophe ROBEET

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Isabelle DURANT

Belgian MEP, Group of the Greens

Christian de la Villehuchet

CEO, Havas Europe

Tim King

Editor, European Voice

Olivier Arifon

Professor of Information and Communication, ULB

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