Facebook post by University of Helsinki Julkaistu 25.05.2019 klo 12:06 University of Helsinki kirjoitti Facebookissa It's election day on Sunday. The turnout in the previous election for the European Parliament in 2014 it was only 43 %. What could bring the EU closer to its citizens? Legal scholars highlight the transparency of governance. More open decision-making would bring the EU closer to its citizens | University of Helsinki helsinki.fi During its presidency of the Council, Finland is aiming to increase the transparency of governance, which, according to researchers, is a prerequisite for preserving the legitimacy of the EU and putting democracy into practice.