On September 12th, members from 11 Parliaments took part in the first Open European Dialogue Interparliamentary Lab “War in Ukraine: Collaboration Initiatives for Parliaments”.
The Lab represents a continued pan-European cross-party effort to develop improved coordination and strategic exchange of parliamentary responses to the ongoing war in Ukraine.
On the 7-8th of July, in the context of our Open European Dialogue Future Workshop, 19 Members of Parliament from 15 countries came together in Warsaw to discuss the implications of the war in Ukraine across Europe, consider possible future scenarios for the evolution of the war, as well as explore cooperation opportunities.Read more
Over a year has passed since Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Chiara Rosselli, Head of the Open European Dialogue, shares her take on the state of political dialogue and the difficult conversations that await European politicians.Read more
A reflection on the Seventh Annual Policymakers Dialogue by Chiara Rosselli, Head of the Open European Dialogue. Read more
In response to the war in Ukraine, the Open European Dialogue launched an Emergency Parliamentary Open Call series in an effort to support open communication for parliamentarians, irrespective of party lines and committee roles, to share concerns and perspectives with parliamentary colleagues across Europe at this critical time. Read more
This publication came out of a collaboration organized together with APROPOS – Advancing Process in Politics. OED Collaborations activate external partnerships to deliver its members with tailored events designed around a variety of themes, audiences, and objectives. Read more
The Open European Dialogue works in democratic innovation and experiments with new ways of meaningfully connecting Europe’s policymakers. We are excited to announce that the project has been recognized by the OECD’s Observatory for Public Sector Innovation (OPSI) and selected as a global best practice as an 'innovative network tackling cross-border innovation!'
The Open European Dialogue works to improve the way European policymakers communicate and collaborate. We help policymakers understand diverse local and political contexts in an increasingly complex environment.
Our Declaration outlines how we work, what we believe in, and how we engage policymakers in more explorative and inclusive policymaking as well as active listening conversations.Read more
Insults and denigration form part of the daily political news. It seems increasingly difficult to bridge the rifts between different political camps that some political personnel seem bent on widening.
This article investigates whether the perceived shift in rhetoric is reflected in political polarization of the party and electoral landscape in the EU and how polarization may hinder efficient policymaking.Read more
Should European countries continue trade relations with China as it commits human rights violations? This question was at the forefront of discussion as nine parliamentarians from our network joined the call - involved were perspectives from Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Slovenia, Spain, and Sweden.Read more