Join the Citizens’ Jury!
Democracy needs you – and so do we:
Europe should be a place where everyone can feel free, express their opinion without being judged, a safe place, a home. Dafina Bytyqi from Kosovo
Clodagh Ní Mhuirí
I join European Capital of Democracy to open up Europe to generations now and in the future. I love to be surrounded by like-minded people. Clodagh Ní Mhuirí from Ireland
Europe is the best way to create a better future for all. I join European Capital of Democracy to support this mission. Elisa Decourcelle from Brussels
European Capital of Democracy safeguards human rights and democracy. I would love to contribute to this mission, and build a better future together. Gleb Bondarenko from Amsterdam.
European Capital of Democracy is an open network of different people with different backgrounds living different lives; a safe space to gather all the unique minds and make their ideas come through. Andrea Coric from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Europe is a place that I call home. A place where I can dream and plan my future. I am a proud Europan, trying everyday to contribute my share in making Europe a welcoming place to live for everyone. Vesna Dolinšek from Slovenia
The European Union is my motherland. Since I was born i felt european. I lived in 4 dfifferent countries (Italy, UK, Denmark and Portugal) and I always feel at ease in Europe. Giovanni Allegretti from Italy
All together in the same direction with dignity, fairnes, inclusion and equal rights. Joe Mac from Germany
A community of European sovereign states that should promote democracy, the equality of all people (also throughout the world), to improve life & facilitate economic cooperation among member states. Muris Pozderac from Bosnia&Herzegovina
Europe is a shared place where democracy is created and grown and we celebrate our freedom in all our diversity. Tony Smith from the United Kingdom
For me, it is a guarantor of freedom, prosperity, social cohesion & cooperation. In our modern world, where nothing seems to last, the EU is a constant that opposes growing populism & guarantees peaceful coexistence. Jona Gernold from Germany
Europe is a community of people, values and opportunities that accompanied me from school to the professional activity. Being European to me means sharing common beliefs about society, democracy and a common future. Gianluca Sgueo from Italy
You can play a crucial role in strengthening and securing our democratic future. Will you join us?
Up to 10,000 Citizens’ Jurors from all Council of Europe member states select a European Capital of Democracy every year. Its members also serve as a unique sounding board and network for issues such as participation, democracy and sustainability.
As a Citizens’ Juror, you can make a monumental impact by (actively) participating for up to 3 hours per month, as you get access to selecting the European Capital of Democracy once a year, give your opinions through monthly surveys, and acquire new skills in (free) online-trainings.