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Archives for EU Elections 2014

Guest blog par Virginie Roziere MdPE du Groupe de l’Alliance Progressiste des Socialistes et Démocrates au Parlement européen.   Ce Parlement est-il à la hauteur ? L’Espagnol Miguel Arias Cañete, commissaire désigné à l’Énergie et à l‘Action pour le climat, est mis en cause par plusieurs ONG pour de possibles liens avec l’industrie pétrolière, ce… » read more

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Guest contribution by Pauline Gessant, President of the Young European Federalists (JEF). 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… » read more

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Guest blogpost by Diana Ondža, European Students’ Forum. After the 4-day-long European elections marathon that took place in 28 EU Member States between 22-25 May, journalists, political analysts, civil society organisations and ordinary citizens make judgements on the outcomes of this election as well as project potential composition of the Parliament and divine the next… » read more

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Guest blogpost by Jago Kosolosky, Belgian political scientist who has worked with the European Parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland. The 27th of May Angela Merkel, after dining with her fellow heads of state and government, told the press that, two days after the elections, several options for the successor of José Manuel Barroso were still on… » read more

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The future of the EPP

Guest blogpost by Wes Himes, Managing Partner at Instinctif Partners, sent in via our ‘Submit a guest post’ form. In a few short days the composition of the new European Parliament will take shape. Leading up to the election most of the eyes of the press and pundits have been on the machinations of the… » read more

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Guest blogpost by Justina Vitkauskaite Bernard, member of the European Parliament (ALDE) and of the Lithuanian Darbo Party. The EU institutions are intriguing: many EU citizens feel attracted by the EU institutions’ work and have a dream to get a job in them, some EU citizens when coming to Brussels visit the EU institutions and… » read more

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Pourquoi l’Europe?

Par Anne-Marie Claeys-Matthys, candidat aux élections européennes à la 4e place sur la liste Europe du cdH. Le 25 mai prochain, je me présenterai au suffrage universel direct, à la 4e place sur la liste Europe du cdH. Pourquoi le CDH ? Le Centre Démocrate Humaniste, un parti qui se situe au centre de l’échiquier… » read more

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This content was originally posted by the Europe Brussels liaison office.     The concept of European citizenship was introduced by the Treaty of Maastricht in 1992. As a result, citizens of the European Union living in another member state have the right to vote in elections for the European Parliament in their place of… » read more

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