« Antidemocratic and xenophobic forces of Europe have always been attracted by the European unity dream, the mystic of the imperial Rome»
(FB - 1998)
" Being a citizen is a voluntary act "
(FB - 2009)
"Thinking about the future only makes sense if it is aimed at improving one’s thinking about the present and about the trends at work"
(FB - 1998)
"The European project is not a dream, but a hope. It is rooted in rationality, which is not the case with dreams. We Europeans have seen our dreams end in nightmares too often not to be suspicious."
(FB - 2005)
"The strength of a network is judged at the information level of the weakest link, or more precisely the link furthest from the centre of the network."
(FB - 2004)
"Europe's destiny is escaping the two "Greats" and it will come knocking on the door of the Europeans."
(FB - 1989)
"The history of Europe is a bit like a multifaceted diamond. Everyone sees the same diamond... but no one sees exactly the same facets."
(FB - E-storia project, 2004)
"Let us dare the future as the founding fathers of Europe did"
(FB - "From EU to Euroland", 2001)
"The European citizenship can not be decreed. The European citizen can only be born..."
(FB - 1992)
"Every state is a minority in the EU. In any case, let’s not forget that if all our states went into building the EU it is because they all felt too small to face alone both their future and the rest of the world."
(FB - 2003)
"From a single (EU) Currency to a single (EU) Citizenship. The euro is only an instrument."
(FB - 1997)
"An empire is always providing platforms where conflicts and wars prolife­rate... an empire needs enemies, whilst a Community requires partners."
(FB - 1992)
"Europe’s history has taught us that dreams and nightmares are the two faces of the same coin"
(FB - “Europe is Peace” 2006)
"Everybody wants to have a successful enlargement whereas it is a successful enlarged EU which is important."
(FB - 2002)
"It is clear that the existing national political parties can not serve two masters: national and European."
(FB - IDE, 1989)
"It takes teamwork to make Europe move forward."
(FB - 2005)
"There is nothing like one European. The European is a team of Europeans... the only way we can imagine a European, it is a team of people from different countries, not a single man or woman."
(FB - Enschede (NL) 2012)
"On the horizon with a heaven of freedom and a land of responsibility, this is perhaps the soul of Europe."
(FB - 1992)
"The future challenge for the European project is not about Europe anymore, it is about the Europeans."
(FB - 2005)
"The more Brussels speaks English, the less Brussels understands the Europeans"
(FB - 2004)
"Occupy the Future of Europe!"
("What do YOU want as a future for AEGEE?" Franck Biancheri at the 2012 Agora in Enschede)
"To combine new technologies and democratic principles to succeed in the entry of European integration in the 21st century or e-democracy at the service of Euro-democracy"
(FB - EUSV, 2001)
"In the years 00 of the 21st century, democratization can only take place in the perspective of the democratic election of a European executive that remains to be invented."
(FB - EUSV, 2001)
"We must build the European Community, otherwise Europe will soon be culturally Americanised, politically Finlandised and technologically Japanised"
EGEE I, 1984

[:en]New European Perspectives Lounge1 – What will post-COVID-19 Europe look like? Live Stream Debate[:fr]Salons New European Perspectives1 – A quoi l’Europe post-Covid ressemblera-t-elle ? Débat en ligne[:]

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Online Debate : What will post-COVID-19 Europe look like?

LEAP2040 – 5 April 2020

Around 1000 people viewed the first “New European Perspectives” live streamed debate on “post-Covid Europe challenges” organised by Movimiento Roosevelt, LEAP and #CitizensRoute on Thursday, April 2nd.

The discussion is available on :

In Full or

0.33 : Maria Zei (MR-CR bridge) introduces to the « New European Perspectives » series of online debates

3.05 : Marco Moiso (MR) : « What could the future look like in Europe ! »

6.51 : Marie-Hélène Caillol (LEAP) : « Taking stocks of the EU-episode of European construction »

13.25 : Marianne Ranke-Cormier (CitizensRoute) : « The European crisis and the generation-x missing-link »

18.22 : Nino Galloni (Economist – MR) : « The monetary question at the center of Europe’s reboot »

34.16 : Roberto Echich (MR) : « The EU’s geopolitical irrelevence

39.09 : Maria Zei (MR-CR) : « It’s the right time to talk about Europe again »

44.33 : Marco Moiso (MR) : « Back to the basics : What can Europe bring us the people ? »

54.31 : Roberto Echich (MR) : « Initiating a bottom-up democratic Europe »

56.11 : Marie-Hélène Caillol (LEAP) : « European democracy : the education challenge »

1.03.22 : Debate (Marco Moiso, Maria Zei, Marianne Ranke-Cormier) : « What are the citizen platforms available at the European level ? »

1.13.06 : Marie-Hélène Caillol (LEAP) : « A politicisation of the ECB is underway »

1.16.19 : Marianne Ranke-Cormier (CR) : « European money toLet’s build a free, a safe and a secure world »

1.17.00 : Nino Galloni (MR) : « Democracy is easier with food in the stomach »

1.24.00 : Marianne Ranke-Cormier (CR) : « Trusting people’s creativity to reboot the economy now ! »

1.27.27 : Marco Moiso (MR) and Marianne Ranke-Cormier (CR) : « Europe’s welfare system and continental peace »

1.29.33 : Marie-Hélène Caillol (LEAP) : « Rebuilding a system based on trust »

1.35.14 : Marco Moiso (MR) : Questions and Answers :

1.36.03 : Marianne Ranke-Cormier (CR) : « We cannot say that the EU is not there »

1.38.54 : Debate (Marco, Marie-Hélène, Marianne) : « Mutlispeed Europe : is it compatible with European democracy ? »

1.45.47 : Maria Zei (MR-CR) : « What can we do concretely ? »

1.47.47 : Marie-Hélène Caillol (LEAP) : « Is democracy achievable at the European level ? »

1.50.13 : Marco, Marie-Hélène, Marianne : « Does democracy need ideologies ? »

1.56.37 : Marco Moiso (MR) : Concluding remarks

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Online Debate : What will post-COVID-19 Europe look like?

LEAP2040 – 5 April 2020

Around 1000 people viewed the first “New European Perspectives” live streamed debate on “post-Covid Europe challenges” organised by Movimiento Roosevelt, LEAP and #CitizensRoute on Thursday, April 2nd.

The discussion is available on :

In Full or

0.33 : Maria Zei (MR-CR bridge) introduces to the « New European Perspectives » series of online debates

3.05 : Marco Moiso (MR) : « What could the future look like in Europe ! »

6.51 : Marie-Hélène Caillol (LEAP) : « Taking stocks of the EU-episode of European construction »

13.25 : Marianne Ranke-Cormier (CitizensRoute) : « The European crisis and the generation-x missing-link »

18.22 : Nino Galloni (Economist – MR) : « The monetary question at the center of Europe’s reboot »

34.16 : Roberto Echich (MR) : « The EU’s geopolitical irrelevence

39.09 : Maria Zei (MR-CR) : « It’s the right time to talk about Europe again »

44.33 : Marco Moiso (MR) : « Back to the basics : What can Europe bring us the people ? »

54.31 : Roberto Echich (MR) : « Initiating a bottom-up democratic Europe »

56.11 : Marie-Hélène Caillol (LEAP) : « European democracy : the education challenge »

1.03.22 : Debate (Marco Moiso, Maria Zei, Marianne Ranke-Cormier) : « What are the citizen platforms available at the European level ? »

1.13.06 : Marie-Hélène Caillol (LEAP) : « A politicisation of the ECB is underway »

1.16.19 : Marianne Ranke-Cormier (CR) : « European money toLet’s build a free, a safe and a secure world »

1.17.00 : Nino Galloni (MR) : « Democracy is easier with food in the stomach »

1.24.00 : Marianne Ranke-Cormier (CR) : « Trusting people’s creativity to reboot the economy now ! »

1.27.27 : Marco Moiso (MR) and Marianne Ranke-Cormier (CR) : « Europe’s welfare system and continental peace »

1.29.33 : Marie-Hélène Caillol (LEAP) : « Rebuilding a system based on trust »

1.35.14 : Marco Moiso (MR) : Questions and Answers :

1.36.03 : Marianne Ranke-Cormier (CR) : « We cannot say that the EU is not there »

1.38.54 : Debate (Marco, Marie-Hélène, Marianne) : « Mutlispeed Europe : is it compatible with European democracy ? »

1.45.47 : Maria Zei (MR-CR) : « What can we do concretely ? »

1.47.47 : Marie-Hélène Caillol (LEAP) : « Is democracy achievable at the European level ? »

1.50.13 : Marco, Marie-Hélène, Marianne : « Does democracy need ideologies ? »

1.56.37 : Marco Moiso (MR) : Concluding remarks

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