The Spinelli Group supports Juncker’s State of the Union Speech and his package of proposals to relaunch the European Union and calls for action to implement it by the next European Parliament elections.
On 25th March 2017, Heads of State and Government will meet in Rome to adopt the "Rome Declaration", supposed to give momentum and direction to the transformations the EU will undergo in the coming years. While Europeans show election after election their attachment to their values of openness and democracy, only an inclusive process, involving the representatives of the European citizens in the European Parliament, will meet their expectations: a Europe for the citizens by the citizens.
Press release, 03 March 2017 The Spinelli Group welcomes the “White Paper on the Future of Europe” presented by the President of the European Commission yesterday as it contributes to an open debate on the hard choices Europe is facing and that have been postponed for too long. The debate and decisions on the future shape of the European Union cannot and must not be left to national governments...
Jo Leinen. Transnationale Listen: Wie aus 28 nationalen Wahlen eine europäische wird. Entspricht das Verfahren zur Wahl des Europäischen Parlaments noch unseren Erwartungen an eine europäische Demokratie?
A group of over 70 MEPs from different countries and political groups have signed-up to re-launch the parliamentary group of the "Spinelli Group", which held its first meeting yesterday in the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
We would like to invite you to join the Spinelli Group by signing the Manifesto. The Spinelli Group believes that we need another Europe and a more integrated Europe. The current situation does not work and we need to join all our forces on a Group party basis to reach common European solutions. The time for this action is now.
Guy Verhofstadt speaking on Maidan, stressing that the EU must offer Ukrainians a positive perspective. We were the first to inform the people there about the EU sanctions. The reaction was overwhelming enthusiastic.