Marco Ricorda

Communications Expert at the International Centre for Migration Policy Development
“Many people when asked this question might answer Brexit...I don’t think that it can be identified as a horrific moment for the history of Europe… for respect to the victims of terrorism, I think that those attacks were definitely in my experience the worst moment in recent European history.” -Marco Ricorda
Time Question
0:05 Do you identify as a European?
1:38 What was your formative European moment?
4:28 What was the worst moment in recent European history?
9:28 Has Brexit created a conversation for other countries to consider leaving the EU?
11:38 What was the best moment in recent European history?
14:19 What is the single most important thing the EU has done for you personally?
17:00 What is the one thing you would most like the EU to have achieved by 2030?
21:15 What does it mean to you to be an "EU influencer"?
23:18 How can EU communication better reach and address "citizen somewheres" in the words of Xavier Bellamy and David Goodhart (and your blog)?
31:04 Does disinformation threaten Europe and the story of the EU?
37:02 How do you think EU Member States can adequately tackle 'traditional' issues like job security alongside the growing challenges with climate change, gender equality, etc.?
43:48 Do you think that this ability to communicate across linguistic barriers is an essential aspect of Europe's story?
46:20 What are the key elements of 'constructing a dialogue on migration' for Europeans and Europe today?
52:33 Can divergent stories of free movement and anti-immigration be reconciled in Europe?
54:47 Will COVID-19 change the narrative of Europe?