From “Biancheri Athens 1998″ to “Macron Athens 2017″: Upgrading democracy takes 20 years (FBN)

Emmanuel Macron’s recent speech in Athens puts on the table the great political challenges facing the EU. Rebuilding citizens’ trust, democratising the EU, opening the European election to trans-European lists, politically refounding the Eurozone… These ideas are truly echoeing another speech, delivered 20 years ago, in Athens too, by Franck Biancheri, Continue Reading

#1Head2Votes – Transnational EU lists: an amazing week (Giorgio Clarotti, UEF)

#1Head2Votes Amazing week on the European Federalists (UEF) campaign for transnational EU lists: they might come to life. Apologies to my FB friends who are not interested by EU affairs, but I want to share this with all those who support us, and me, as I am spearheading this campaign.Continue Reading

European Transnational Lists, a real good progressive idea! (Marianne Ranke-Cormier)

The emergence of trans-European political parties as a tool for the democratization of Europe, as a political tool, responds to the need for citizens to learn how to use the European space, to have real means of deciding and controlling their future, and as a rampart to all creeping populisms and extremisms.

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“For a reinvention of Europe through the democratisation of the Eurozone”(Marie-Hélène Caillol)

#CitizensRoute73 Louvain-la-Neuve: Proceedings of the workshop “For a reinvention of Europe through the democratisation of the Eurozone”(Marie-Hélène Caillol, with Cédric du Monceau, OLLN, and Antonis Triantafyllakis, AEGEE).

As part of the launch of the #CitizensRoute73 the participants worked on Sunday 2 July in two categories of workshops: 1) the proposals of programmes that could be presented as part of a trans-European campaign for the 2019 European election; 2) the tools and methods necessary to allow the emergence of a real trans-European political debate over the next two years. The workshop “For a reinvention of Europe through the democratisation of the Eurozonea workshop led by Marie-Hélène Caillol, FBN, with Cédric du Monceau, OLLN, and Antonis Triantafyllakis, AEGEE, tackling with the eurozone as a structuring content axis for the general European democratisation project. Continue Reading

#CitizensRoute73 Louvain-la-Neuve: Proceedings of the workshop “For a federal Europe of the citizens”(a workshop led by Yves Gernigon, EFP)

As part of the launch of the #CitizensRoute73 the participants worked on Sunday 2 July in two categories of workshops: 1) the proposals of programmes that could be presented as part of a trans-European campaign for the 2019 European election; 2) the tools and methods necessary to allow the emergence of a real trans-European political debate over the next two years. The workshop “For a federal Europe of the citizensa workshop led by Yves Gernigon, European Federalist Party, and Bàlint Gyévai, Stand Up for Europe, in the perspective for a real federalist programme for 2019, with a 100% European approach and a common drafting (The Citizens’ Convention).

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