On May 13, 2019, Grigorij Mesežnikov attended the all-in-a-day public event This Time I am going to Vote – At home in the EU (Pre-election Roadshow), organized in Banská Bystrica by the Representation of the European Commission in Slovakia and the European Parliament's Office in Slovakia. The aim of the event was to raise the level of awareness of Slovak citizens about the European Union and thus to contribute to decision of people to participate in this year's European Parliament elections.
After visiting the Faculty of Political Sciences and International Relations of Matej Bel University, members of the Roadshow group moved to the SNP Square where they participated in various activities (performances and talks on stage, discussions with citizens, organizing a quiz about Europe, distribution of information materials, etc.). The event was moderated by Roman Bomboš, a moderator from public RTVS.
In the evening, IVO president participated in a panel discussion on the future of the EU in the Scientific Library in Banská Bystrica. Together with him among the discussants on the European topics were Ladislav Miko, the head of the Representation of European Commission in Slovakia, Dionýz Hochel, the deputy head of the European Parliament’s Office in Slovakia, Darina Diošiová, the Eurodesk multiplier and Iuventa representative. The discussion was moderated by Rado Sloboda, the director of Amnesty International Slovakia.