Citizenship Project round 5 (January - June 2018)

Twelve TV stations, all CIRCOM members, take part in 5th edition of the Citizenship co-production project. Thanks to a grant from the European Parliament, they will produce, in total editorial independence, 48 stories about European matters, giving a voice to the citizens of the continent.
Each of the 12 co-production members will produce four stories locally and make them available to all other CIRCOM members to broadcast. The production started in September 2017 and will last until June 2018.

Four main topics of the 5th edition of the Citizenship co-production project:

Jobs (end of November 2017)

sub-themes: Gender & Market – “Chabada” Law (Un homme/Une femme) -  Sustainable growth – Global/Local – Best practices – Youth (un) employment – Brain drain – exodus abroad – Senior – Retirement – Forever young

If interested in broadcasting reportages produced - free to all CR member stations - please contact coproduction@circom-regional.eu

Feeling Safe (mid of January 2018)

sub-themes: Defence/Army – Security – Terrorism – Disaster – Crossborder security – Local Criminality – Insecurity feelings – Consumer rights – Food quality - Digital security – In daily life – on social media – Big data

If interested in broadcasting reportages produced - free to all CR member stations - please contact coproduction@circom-regional.eu

Values in Question (end of March 2018)

sub-themes: Democracy/Democrature – Populism – Corruption - Nationalism – Separatism – Brexit – Catalunya – Silesia – Flanders - Scotland – Padania – Liberland – e. Citizens Estonia – Migration

If interested in broadcasting reportages produced - free to all CR member stations - please contact coproduction@circom-regional.eu

Innovation Paradox (end of April 2018)

sub-themes: Digital in working – Robots – Digital Legislation – Digital Regulation – Consumer interest – Airbnb (Barcelona/Dubrovnik) – Creation without meeting
The Citizenship project will develop the inclusion of interviews and reports with Members of the European Parliament. Sixteen items will be put together around the four themes of the project: Jobs, Feeling safe, Vaklues in question and Innovation paradox. A website was created to showcase this specific part of the project: citizenship.circom-regional.eu
The fifth round of the project was kickstarted on October 10th 2017 as members held their first editorial meeting in Brussels, during the European Week of Regions and Cities 2018.

Citizenship Co-production Project round 5 - editorial meeting

The 12 active members of the 5th round of Citizenship co-production project are :

- BNT - Българска Национална Телевизия
- FTV - France Télévisions
- HRT - Hrvatska Radiotelevizija
- MTVA - Médiaszolgáltatás-támogató és Vagyonkezelő Alap
- RAI - Radiotelevisione italiana
- RTBF - Radio Television Belge de la Communaute Française
- RTP - Rádio e Televisão de Portugal
- RTPA - Radiotelevisión del Principado de Asturias
- RTVS - Rozhlas a televízia Slovenska
- RTVSLO - Radiotelevizija Slovenija
- TVP - Telewizja Polska
- TVR - Televiziunea Română

The Citizenship project has been running successfully from 2013. Appart from the current round 5, there were 4 previous rounds of the project:
- Citizenship Project - round 4 (November 2016 – June 2017)
- Citizenship Project - round 3 (June 2015 - March 2016)
- Citizenship and Election Process (September - December 2014)
- Citizenship coproduction project (April 2013 - May 2014)

The entire collection of stories produced within the project is available to all CIRCOM Regional members, free of charge, in order to have a wide European broadcasting of the material. The project has reached till now more than 30 million viewers all across Europe. If interested in broadcasting reportages produced, contact coproduction@circom-regional.eu

It is a fact that as Regional Public Service Broadcasters are defending freedom of speech, it gives them the credibility to broadcast this kind of stories as close as possible to the European citizens. The project shows a great commitment of Regional Public Media in the public debate about the future of the European citizens!


Alexandre Pletser
Coproduction Coordinator
RTBF, Belgium
tel: +32 2 737 41 98
mob: +32 475 94 01 00
e-mail:  apl@rtbf.be,


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