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Press release

19th August 2022

The French Ambassador to Denmark, Christophe Parisot, is participating in Political Festival of Europe

Political Festival of Europe will be held for the first time from 25 to 28 August 2022 Mariager, Northern Denmark. Here, visitors from all over Europe can explore a broad range of debates between European citizens and decisionmakers on some of the most pressing issues. Overarching themes that will shape the many activities of the Festival include business, climate, culture, democracy, foreign policy, health and technology.

Christophe Parisot, the French Ambassador to Denmark, is among the many speakers to join the Festival’s debate programme. Ambassador Christophe Parisot will namely be participating in three debates:

  • Thursday 25 August at 14.00: Technical Sovereignty in the EU
  • Thursday 25 August at 18:00: How to secure gender equality in Europe?
  • Friday 26 August at 11.00: Frontex – do we need action force to secure the borders of the EU?

Political Festival of Europe is a promising forum for in-depth discussions about a wide range of pressing issues for the whole continent, from climate to health and digital. In an ever-challenging Europe, I am very pleased to take part in this first edition as a representative of France, with a comprehensive experience in European affairs, and very much involved in the recent French Presidency of the EU-Council. More than ever, we need a sovereign, united, democratic Europe!,

highlights Ambassador Christophe Parisot. Tweet

We welcome the participation of Ambassador Christophe Parisot as a distinguished representative of France. France is among the 32 nations that are represented by active participants in the Festival – we’re truly excited to see so many European countries come together across borders here in Mariager,

highlights Jan Bertelsen, CEO for Political Festival of Europe. Tweet

Political Festival of Europe is an annual democracy festival that serves as a platform for democratic dialogue about the most pressing issues on the European agenda. In addition to the many political events, the Festival is also a place of festivities that celebrates the rich and diverse culture and heritage of Europe.

Explore the programme here and follow the Festival’s progress and news on the different social media channels and through the monthly newsletter.

Torben Nørgaard – Media Coordinator, PFoE – +45 22 14 23 53

Stephanie Höglund – Communications Manager, PFoE – +45 31 41 24 29

Nathalie Deramat, Communication Officer, French Embassy – +45 33 67 01 18

Pressemeddelelse

19. august 2022

Den franske ambassadør i Danmark, Christophe Parisot, deltager på Political Festival of Europe

Political Festival of Europe afvikles for første gang den 25.- 28. august 2022 i Mariager. Her vil publikum opleve en lang række af debatter mellem europæiske borgere og beslutningstagere om nogle af de mest presserende spørgsmål. Overordnede temaer, der vil præge folkemødets mange events, omfatter business, demokrati, klima, kultur, udenrigspolitik, sundhed og teknologi.

Christophe Parisot, den franske ambassadør i Danmark, er blandt de mange talere, der deltager i festivalens debatprogram. Ambassadøren taler på følgende tre debatter:

  • Torsdag 25. august kl. 14.00: Teknisk suverænitet i EU
  • Torsdag 25. august kl. 18:00: Hvordan sikrer man ligestilling i Europa?
  • Fredag 26. august kl. 11.00: Frontex – har vi brug for aktionsstyrke for at sikre EUs grænser?

Political Festival of Europe er et lovende forum for hele kontinentet, hvor der er plads til dybdegående diskussioner om en lang række presserende spørgsmål, alt fra klima til sundhed og digitalt. I et Europa med konstante udfordringer er jeg meget glad for at deltage i denne første udgave af Festivalen som repræsentant for Frankrig, med en omfattende erfaring i europæiske anliggender og stort engagement i det nylige franske formandskab for EU-Rådet. Mere end nogensinde har vi brug for et suverænt, forenet, demokratisk Europa!,

fremhæver ambassadør Christophe Parisot. Tweet

Vi glæder os over at ambassadøren Christophe Parisot deltager som en fremtrædende repræsentant for Frankrig. Frankrig er blandt de 32 nationer, der er repræsenteret som deltager på Festivalen – vi er virkelig begejstret over at se, at så mange europæiske lande vil samles på tværs af grænserne her i Mariager,

fremhæver Jan Bertelsen, CEO ved Political Festival of Europe. Tweet

Political Festival of Europe/Det Europæiske Folkemøde er en årlig festival, der fejrer demokratiet og er platform for den demokratiske samtale. På Festivalen vil vi diskutere de mest presserende emner på den europæiske dagsorden. Udover de mange politiske events, vil Festivalen være et sted hvor deltagerne kan opleve musik, kultur, mad og drikke fra hele Europa.

Se programmet her og følg med i Folkemødets udviklingen og nyheder på sociale medier og i det månedlige nyhedsbrev.

Torben Nørgaard – Medie Koordinator, PFoE – +45 22 14 23 53

Stephanie Höglund – Kommunikationsansvarlig, PFoE – +45 31 41 24 29

Nathalie Deramat – Communications Officer, French Embassy – +45 33 67 01 18

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