ccp logo 335Citizenship Project round 4 (January - May 2017)

Thirteen TV stations, all CIRCOM members, took part in 4th edition of the Citizenship co-production project. Thanks to a grant from the European Parliament, they produced a total of 39 stories about European matters and gave a voice to the citizens of the continent, in total editorial independence.

Each of the 13 co-production members produced three stories locally and make them available to all other CIRCOM members to broadcast. The production started in January 2017 and lasted until May 2017.

Three main topics of the 4th edition of the Citizenship co-production project:

  • Big cities
    sub-themes: Mobility – (Un)Employment – Start up – Uber – Health – Urbanistic – Rural exodus – Depopulation – Relations of countryside inhabitants with cities

  • Future
    sub-themes: 60 years of the Rome Treaty: what’s next – EU Citizenship – Gender – Digital natives – Pension – Aging – Health– (Un)Employment – Start up – Innovation in agriculture

  • Border lines
    sub-themes: Russia – Turkey – Syria – Ukraine – EU Army – Territorial Defense – Refugees – Communities – Cross border cooperation – Ocean – Neighborhood policies – Exodus abroad – Schengen


For the first time this year, the Citizenship project included the production of interviews and reports with Members of the European Parliament. Fifteen items were put together around the three themes of the project: Borderlines, Future and Big Cities.
A website was created to showcase this specific part of the project:


The fourth round of the project was kickstarted on December 16th 2016 as members held their first editorial meeting.

The 13 active members of the 4th round of Citizenship co-production project are :

BNT - Българска Национална Телевизия
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FTV - France Télévisions
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HRT - Hrvatska Radiotelevizija
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MTVA - Médiaszolgáltatás-támogató és Vagyonkezelő Alap
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RAI - Radiotelevisione italiana
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RTBF - Radio Television Belge de la Communaute Française
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RTP - Rádio e Televisão de Portugal
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RTPA - Radiotelevisión del Principado de Asturias
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RTVS - Rozhlas a televízia Slovenska
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RTVSLO - Radiotelevizija Slovenija
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TG4 - Teilifís na Gaeilge
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TVP - Telewizja Polska
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TVR - Televiziunea Română
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The Citizenship project has been running successfully from 2013. Appart from the current round 4, there were 3 previous rounds of the project:

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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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!


Citizen co-production is supported by:
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Citizenship co-production project is co-ordinated by:

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Alexandre Pletser
Coproduction Coordinator
RTBF, Belgium
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