« 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

mouvements politiques transeuropéens

[:en]European election: With no illusion, let’s vote transnational![:fr]Européennes : Sans illusions, votons transnational ![:]

[:en] To be consistent with the fight for European democratization that we have led alongside Franck Biancheri and in the context of a European election with a first real trans-European political offer, this is not the time to vote for national parties. Lists filed 3 weeks before the election, complexity for new and smaller parties …

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[Archives Newropeans] Newropeans political program for Environment, Energy, Agriculture and Climate (2009)[Archives Newropeans] Programme politique de Newropeans sur l’environnement, l’énergie, l’agriculture et le climat (2009)

We have the courage to propose policies which would have a major impact on the lives of Europeans and change our habits and ways in certain areas substantially. We do this, of course, in the firm belief that these changes are necessary and will on the long run improve our living quality in Europe. But, …

[Archives Newropeans] Newropeans political program for Environment, Energy, Agriculture and Climate (2009)[Archives Newropeans] Programme politique de Newropeans sur l’environnement, l’énergie, l’agriculture et le climat (2009) Read More »

[Archives Newropeans] NEWROPEANS MANIFESTO (2005)[Archives Newropeans] LE MANIFESTE DE NEWROPEANS (2005)

Newropeans, the First trans-European political movement … because the EU is too important to be left in the hands of national parties and of bureaucrats… Newropeans, a political movement with a self-decided “limited life-span”, which is also destined to prevent the rise of extremism … Newropeans, an instrument to help the EU expand the frontiers …

[Archives Newropeans] NEWROPEANS MANIFESTO (2005)[Archives Newropeans] LE MANIFESTE DE NEWROPEANS (2005) Read More »

[Archives Newropeans] Flyers 2007 for the first ever trans-European political movement: European citizens, European democracy, European politics…[Archives Newropeans] Les tracts 2007 pour le tout premier mouvement politique transeuropéen: citoyens européens, démocratie européenne, politique européenne…

You will find below the first leaflets of Newropeans for the European campaign of 2009, these had been published in several languages, here English, French, German, Italian and Dutch. Newropeans campaign for the 2009 European elections was, after IDE (Initiative for a European Democracy) in 1989, the very first experiment for a transeuropean political party/movement…* …

[Archives Newropeans] Flyers 2007 for the first ever trans-European political movement: European citizens, European democracy, European politics…[Archives Newropeans] Les tracts 2007 pour le tout premier mouvement politique transeuropéen: citoyens européens, démocratie européenne, politique européenne… Read More »

[Archives Newropeans] A Newropeans’ Unique European Electoral law proposal (UEEL), 2010[Archives Newropeans] Proposition Newropeans de Loi Électorale Européenne Unique (LEEU), 2010

Since the ECSC Treaties (later taken up under various treaties and in particular the Act of 20 September 1976 on Direct Elections to the European Parliament), the European Parliament had been given the task of drawing up draft “A uniform [electoral] procedure in all the Member States”. To date, such a procedure has been purely …

[Archives Newropeans] A Newropeans’ Unique European Electoral law proposal (UEEL), 2010[Archives Newropeans] Proposition Newropeans de Loi Électorale Européenne Unique (LEEU), 2010 Read More »

The euro, a strategic challenge in the upcoming European Election – Communiqué LEAP2020L’euro, enjeu stratégique des prochaines élections européennes – Communiqué LEAP2020

Paris, 24/04/2018 – Yesterday in Brussels, the launch conference of the Special Review “Euroland at a crossroads” (organised by LEAP with the support of the EIB and the Ceci n’est pas une crise Foundation) brought together about sixty representatives of civil society and political groups on the one hand, and of banks and institutions on …

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“Representation NEEDS participation: European elections” – Salerno (Italy), April, 13/14/15-2018. (AEGEE-Salerno, Franck Biancheri Award 2018)“Representation NEEDS participation: European elections” à Salerno (Italie) les 13/14/15 Avril 2018. (AEGEE-Salerno, Franck Biancheri Award 2018)

“Representation needs participation: European elections” on 13th-15th April in Salerno (Italy) AEGEE-SALERNO & AEGEE-EUROPE CIVIC EDUCATION GROUP On 07.02.2018 the European Parliament lost the chance to make our ballots European, meaning that there will be no establishment of transnational lists for future European elections. What just happened is disappointing and a huge opportunity waste! The …

“Representation NEEDS participation: European elections” – Salerno (Italy), April, 13/14/15-2018. (AEGEE-Salerno, Franck Biancheri Award 2018)“Representation NEEDS participation: European elections” à Salerno (Italie) les 13/14/15 Avril 2018. (AEGEE-Salerno, Franck Biancheri Award 2018) Read More »

[podcast] How do we bring out and promote transeuropean lists? David Carayol (Newropeans) on #CitizensRoute[podcast] Listes transeuropéennes: faut-il attendre des réformes institutionnelles pour l’élection 2019? David Carayol (Newropeans) sur #CitizensRoute

The “e-Tribunes” consist of monthly online meetings organised by the CitizenRoute’s partners, aimed at providing the opportunity for emerging political movements to present and confront their positions on European “burning issues”. e-Tribune N°3: “Should we wait for institutional reforms to bring out transeuropean lists for the European election 2019?“ was organised on Feb. 6th 2018 …

[podcast] How do we bring out and promote transeuropean lists? David Carayol (Newropeans) on #CitizensRoute[podcast] Listes transeuropéennes: faut-il attendre des réformes institutionnelles pour l’élection 2019? David Carayol (Newropeans) sur #CitizensRoute Read More »

Franck Biancheri, 2004: The democratization of the EU is the central political issue the next two decades Franck Biancheri, 2004: La démocratisation de l’UE est bien l’enjeu politique central des deux prochaines décennies

If the EU is unable to break this monopoly to allow real trans-European parties to exist, then, we can expect a double defeat in 2009: that of democracy and that of Europe. 15.06.2004 – The Newropeans Democracy Marathon had illustrated it(1). The analyzes of Europe 2020 emphasized it for several years(2). Yet until this weekend, …

Franck Biancheri, 2004: The democratization of the EU is the central political issue the next two decades Franck Biancheri, 2004: La démocratisation de l’UE est bien l’enjeu politique central des deux prochaines décennies Read More »

Without real trans-European parties, the European election is a “tourist class” election. By Franck Biancheri (2004)Sans vrais partis trans-européens, l’élection européenne se fait en « classe touriste ». De Franck Biancheri (2004)

On 7 February 2018, the European Parliament, while the proposal was on the table, did not vote for the establishment of transnational lists and rejected any reflection on the creation of a single European constituency for the 2019 European elections and beyond. The national parties that occupy the European Parliament, convinced that the “alliances” by …

Without real trans-European parties, the European election is a “tourist class” election. By Franck Biancheri (2004)Sans vrais partis trans-européens, l’élection européenne se fait en « classe touriste ». De Franck Biancheri (2004) Read More »