Prospects for a trans-national European democracy by Jo Leinen President of the European Movement International (Wold Commerce Review june 2014)
Petition by JEF-Europe. European citizens have made a democratic choice at the European elections. Citizens have a say over who will become the next President of the European Commission. This is what we were told before the elections. It is in line with the spirit and letter of the Lisbon Treaty.
27 mars - 18:00 -20:00 - Filigranes Bruxelles - conférence "Une Jeunesse européenne" de Guillaume Klossa, une suite du monde d'hier de Stefan Zweig?
“Let’s redesign Europe” – This will be the theme of Dany Cohn-Bendit’s ‘fresh start’. A fresh start because 2014 will mark the end of an era in which as a MEP, Dany Cohn-Bendit embodied the European dream through his speeches, writings and actions both within and outside the EU institutions.
Débat sur l’Ukraine, entre Isabelle Durant et Didier Reynders à Mise au Point (RTBF) / 09.03.2014
On 17 March the Spinelli group will host Ahmed Jarba, president of the Syrian Opposition Coalition. Introduction Isabelle Durant, Spinelli MEP, EP vice-president. modération Guy Verhofstadt, Spinelli MEP. Mr Jarba will speak about the current situation in Syria, the efforts undertaken to find a political solution during the three Geneva peace conferences, the humanitarian situation in Syria and...
17.03.2014 - 18h45 > 20h30 - European Parliament Brussels with Isabelle Durant and Guy Verhofstadt. Mr Jarba will speak about the current situation in Syria, the efforts undertaken to find a political solution...
The creation of the single currency was a political choice and a recognition of interdependence. Even if a lot has been done since the height of the euro crisis to clean up the economic and financial situation and to reform the governance of the euro, the status quo is untenable.
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.
Friday 24th october marks the 30th anniversary of the adoption by the European Parliament of the Draft Treaty establishing the European Union. The rapporteur was Altiero Spinelli. The vote on 14 February 1984 was by 238 in favour to 31 against with 43 abstentions. Andrew Duff MEP, who co-chairs with Jo Leinen the Spinelli Group of federalist MEPs in today's Parliament, says: "Spinelli's draft...