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Something is in motion in Europe. For several weeks now, thousands of people in Germany have taken to the streets to rally FOR a united Europe. A married couple from Frankfurt started a citizens’ initiative under the banner “Pulse of Europe”. The movement was triggered by the outcome of the British referendum and the American… » read more

  Posted by The future of the European Union

Guest blog post by Milos Labovic, founder of EUKNOWHOW.eu. Finalist 2012 EU Public Affairs Award. Author of “EU Superlobby: Winning in Brussels”. The recently proposed Transparency register is a storm in a teacup. What it will establish demonstrate is that lobbyist are at work in Brussels. No big surprises there. At best, the transparency register… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

Thursday night marked the final Republican primary debate before Sunday’s vote. Former Prime Minister François Fillon and Mayor of Bordeaux Alain Juppé qualified for the knockout-round in the first round vote last week. Juppé and Fillon do not only represent two types of charismatic leaders, they lay out two different visions of French conservatism. Many… » read more

  Posted by Campus Europe

. This blog post belongs to the #Media4EU Tour d’Europe series. Read the project outline, timetable and deliverables here, and the list of its steering committee here. Fondation EurActiv and the Institut d’Études Européennes (ULB) are initiating the ‘Media4EU Tour d’Europe’ project. This will gather perspectives from top quality media in Europe and propose initiatives… » read more

  Posted by EuRoman

As Europe heads into a tumultuous autumn, the 1989 Generation Initiative prepares for the coming year. But with the EU being caught up in innumerable fights, the necessity to focus our efforts has become readily apparent. That is why in August, the Initiative’s Content Team launched a survey to let young Europeans share their view… » read more

  Posted by 1989 Generation Initiative

Guest blog post by Elisa Lironi, Digital Democracy Manager, European Citizen Action Service On Wednesday 14 September, President Juncker delivered the State of the Union Address 2016: Towards a better Europe – a Europe that protects, empowers and defends. As I work for a European association with 25 years’ experience in empowering citizens to exercise… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

In the context of its report for an “integrated approach to sport policy”, MEP Hannu Takkula invited last Tuesday, July 12, at the European Parliament, a number of European players in the field of sport. During the two-hour meeting, the Finnish MEP first took the floor to express his intentions and hopes behind the writing… » read more

  Posted by Sport et Citoyenneté

There is still a slight chance to come out of this post-Brexit vote with a Win-Win for everyone- For the UK, for the Union, and for Democracy. “Democratic deficit” is, of course, one of the strongest arguments of the brexiteers. Today, Merkel, Hollande and Renzi may propose to address it at European level, in three… » read more

  Posted by Nicoli

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