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Central Europe 16-10-2017

Bulgarian MEPs discuss EU’s future, dissect Juncker, Macron speeches

The European Movement and the Union of European Federalists held a discussion on Friday (13 October) in Sofia on the EU’s future with three prominent Bulgarian MEPs from three different political forces.
Elections 13-02-2017

EU citizens invited to join March for Europe in Rome

As the anniversary of the signing of the EU's founding treaties approaches, a group of over 300 European academics and personalities have endorsed an appeal to relaunch European integration, inviting members of civil society, scholars, youth and citizens to participate in a March for Europe in Rome on 25 March.
Pietro De Matteis [Stand Up for Europe]
EU Elections 2014 06-05-2014

Federalist candidate: It’s not about immigration, it’s about mobility

The European Federalist Party will run in seven EU member states in the EU elections. Candidate Pietro De Matteis urges to put a federal Europe up to a vote, as “national parties no longer have the tools to do what they promise to the people”.
EU Priorities 2020 04-10-2013

Federalists table ‘Treaty of Bozar’

The federalist Spinelli Group and German think tank Bertelsmann Stiftung launched yesterday (3 October) a proposal for a reform of the Treaty of Lisbon in the form of a draft treaty called 'A Fundamental Law of the European Union'.
Elections 26-03-2013

Spinelli forum stumbles over ‘easy’ questions

Participants in a public event of the federalist Spinelli Group overwhelmingly supported the introduction of minimal social standards at the EU level and the establishment of a common European industrial and energy policy. But the discussions failed to answer how such goals could be achieved.
Euro & Finance 28-06-2012

Federalists’ shadow summit calls for political union

Senior MEPs and politicians met this morning (28 June) to propose a ‘federal act’, which includes a banking, economic and fiscal union, backed by a political union that foresees additional changes to the Treaty after the 2014 elections.
Elections 27-03-2012

Federalists call for 2013 European primaries

Daniel Cohn-Bendit, co-chair of the Green/EFA group and one of the frontmen of the federalist Spinelli Group, called for primaries to be held one year ahead of the 2014 European elections to choose candidates for the next European Commission president.
Future EU 20-04-2011

Federalists want next EU chief chosen from elected MEPs

The liberals in the European Parliament are pushing for the 2014 EU elections to be held in May instead of June, in order to provide enough time for the next Commission president to be chosen from the ranks of newly-elected MEPs.