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Mart guest speaker at Volt Antwerp

Volt: cross-border cooperation

Following our previous podcast episode "The citizens' council: doomed to failure (or not)?" Mart was invited to speak at an event at Volt Antwerp. He especially reflected on the negotiation process we Maastricht went through to get the citizens' council in the coalition agreement. This will allow us to help Volt Belgium with their approach to the elections that will take place in 16 months.


The citizens' council: doomed to failure (or not)?


The Citizens Council; one of the main spearheads of the Maastricht Volt-Council group, Mart's personal hobbyhorse and, in the form of a pilot, part of the city agreement. In episode 5 of our podcast, Romy updates you on the latest developments in the council and Mart finally gets the stage to tell you all about his citizens' council.


First conversations underway


The first talks between aldermen and council members are scheduled. Mart den Heijer is picking up the details of the citizens' council from Council group .