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Politicians, activists and researchers debate the issues facing the EU and a 'guest of the week' offers their insight in a long-format interview that gets to the heart of the matter. Saturday at 12.10 pm.

Latest update : 2014-06-16

Reforming the EU: Can Europe win back the trust of its citizens?

The EU has become "too big, too bossy, too interfering", says British Prime Minister David Cameron. French President François Hollande believes that "Europe has become too complex and has lost touch with the expectations of most Europeans". EU leaders have agreed to reassess the bloc’s agenda after last month’s elections gave a boost to anti-Europe parties. But do they all agree on the type of reforms needed to make Europe more efficient and more transparent?

Programme presented by Christophe Robeet

Programme produced by Mary Colombel

By Christophe ROBEET

Our guests

Graham Watson

President, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe

Philippe Lamberts

Belgian MEP, President, Group of the Greens

Sharon Ellul Bonici

Secretary General, European Alliance for Freedom

Tim King

Editor, European Voice



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