Distrust, disengagement and the challenges of democracy: Discussion around the EnTrust Guide on ‘Enlightened Trust’ 25th April 2024 |12:00 – 13:00 CET, Online Find the conference programme here and event here. Global surveys show that democracies struggle in terms of citizens’ trust towards the institutions – especially towards those that govern such democracies (government, parliament, […]

On behalf of the EnTrust consortium, we are glad to invite you to watch the debate  “Evidence-informed policy making and the role of ‘knowledge-intermediaries’: Discussion around the EnTrust Manual for Evidence-informed Policy Making”, that will take place online on 19 March 2024, 12:00 – 13:00 CET.  The event will discuss the role of scientific evidence […]

After four years, the project is coming to an end, and the consortium presented the findings of research on trust and distrust in governance in two events: The research conference of the EnTrust project, organised in collaboration with the Partnership Team of the European Parliament, was dedicated to the question of how trust in governance […]

Trust and Distrust in Governance: Exploring the Impact of Social and Political Dynamics International Conference organised by the EU-funded EnTrust project September 28-29, 2023 – University of Siena, Italy Find the updated conference programme here. Trust in governance is considered a pivotal element for democracy. In light of multiple and interrelated crises of recent years […]

Tracing (Dis)Trust in the Run Up to the European Elections: Adult and Youth Attitudes towards Governments and Institutions 28 June 2023 | 10:30 – 12:00 CET | Online Join us for this roundtable discussion that delves into the attitudes of youth and adults towards governments and institutions at different levels of governance, with a specific […]

How can the EU fight (partisan) Disinformation and Hate Speech and protect Media Freedom and Human Rights? The EnTrust project invites you to online expert roundtables about trustworthy media on 9 February 2023 from 16:00 to 18:00 (CET) with selected stakeholders from European governance institutions, media organisations, civil society and academia. In the last years, […]

“Social movements as Alternative Arenas of Political participation: Mobilising Citizens in the Re-creation of Trust and Distrust” The EnTrust project invites you to an online roundtable event on 20 June 2022 from 16:00 to 17:30 (CET) with selected stakeholders from national and EU-level governance institutions, civil society and academia. Participants will discuss findings from the […]

On 10 December 2021, EnTrust will hold an online expert meeting with selected stakeholders from public services, civil society and academia. Participants will discuss first findings from the EnTrust project on the mechanisms of building trust and distrust in relations between citizens and street-level bureaucracy in the area of support to disadvantaged families. In particular, […]

On 30 November 2020, the University of Siegen and Civil Society Europe are organising an interactive online roundtable discussion with more than 30 participants (stakeholders from civil society, politicians, governance actors, journalists, media representatives and scientists) who discuss first findings from the EnTrust project and their implications, identify policy responses, ascertain remedial measures and practices, […]

The University of Siegen in Germany and Civil Society Europe have the pleasure to invite you to an online round table event on 15 June 2020 from 9:30 to 11:30 to launch the project EnTrust – Enlightened Trust funded from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme . The event will be hosted […]