Volt MEP: Abolishing unanimity is key to making the EU more effective

By |maj 26th, 2020|Conference on the Future of Europe, digitalisation, EU treaties, European Commission, GDPR, MFF, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, Volt|

The coronavirus crisis has once again shown that reforms of "the basic structure" of the EU are necessary, including abolishing unanimity in the European Council, to strengthen the EU's ability to act, German MEP Damian Boeselager (Volt) told EURACTIV ...

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Time for governments to listen to their European citizens

By |april 22nd, 2020|Conference on the Future of Europe, Future of Europe, News|

Amid the range of appeals and open letters on the policy-changes need to combat the coronavirus, one constant is that all are demanding an effective common EU response to the pandemic, writes Roberto Castaldi.

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After the pandemic: How to use Conference on Future of Europe to rethink society

By |april 13th, 2020|Conference on the Future of Europe, News|

From financial problems to migration and Brexit, the European Union has faced multiple challenges so far. Nowadays, Europe is being hard-hit by another “black swan” – the COVID-19 pandemic. Could this one be even more destructive? How can the EU learn from its mistakes in order to better face future unpredictable crises, asks Nicolae Stefanuta.

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Let millions of EU citizens engage on the Conference on the Future of Europe

By |marec 3rd, 2020|Brexit, Conference on the Future of Europe, News|

The EU is at a crucial turning point, it is now vital to give citizens the opportunity to take ownership of its project, Axel Dauchez writes ahead of the launch of the Conference on the future of Europe.

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New EU regions president: ‘Citizens feel left out from the European process’

By |februar 12th, 2020|Apostolos Tzitzikostas, cohesion policy, Conference on the Future of Europe, European Committee of the Regions, European Green Deal, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

Apostolos Tzitzikostas (EPP), the governor of Central Macedonia (Greece), has been elected as the new president of the European Committee of the Regions. He talked to EURACTIV about his main priorities, which include a bottom-up approach to shaping Eur...

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A ‘Conference on the future of EU’, what next? EU elections 2024

By |januar 22nd, 2020|Conference on the Future of Europe, News|

For the moment, no one is talking about the ratification of a possible new treaty following the Conference on European Reform. To avoid failure and to engage citizens, the EU's institutions must be made to work according to the principles of representa...

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Parliament kicks off debate on the Future of Europe conference

By |januar 15th, 2020|Conference on the Future of Europe, David Sassoli, Dubravka Suica, European Parliament, Future of Europe, News, Spitzenkandidaten|

The European Parliament launched on Wednesday (15 January) the debate on the Future of Europe conference, expected to begin in May, and outlined its position ahead of talks with the Commission and Council. 

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Guy Verhofstadt ready to chair citizen consultations on Europe’s future

By |januar 14th, 2020|citizen consultations, Conference on the Future of Europe, direct democracy, Emmanuel Macron, European Parliament, France, Guy Verhofstadt, manfred weber, News, Pascal Durand, Renew|

From May onwards, hundreds of EU citizens will be invited to reflect on Europe's future at a conference that will debate European policy priorities in an attempt to introduce direct democracy in EU decision-making. EURACTIV France reports.

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