« 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

transeuropean political movements

[: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 …

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

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

“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 »

#CitizensRoute E-Tribune: Should we wait for institutional reforms to bring out transeuropean lists for the European election 2019? on 06/02/2018#CitizensRoute E-Tribune: Devons nous attendre les réformes institutionnelles pour avoir des listes électorales transeuropéennes en 2019? le 06/02/2018 (anglais)

[divider] The CitizensRoute invites you to its 3rd e-Tribune: Should we wait for institutional reforms to bring out transeuropean lists for the European election 2019 ? Tuesday Feb, 6th 2018, 18.00-19.00 (online) [divider] Language : English Location : ONLINE (URL will be sent to subscribed participants) This topic will be discussed around 3 sub-questions: Institutional reforms vs …

#CitizensRoute E-Tribune: Should we wait for institutional reforms to bring out transeuropean lists for the European election 2019? on 06/02/2018#CitizensRoute E-Tribune: Devons nous attendre les réformes institutionnelles pour avoir des listes électorales transeuropéennes en 2019? le 06/02/2018 (anglais) Read More »

[video] “Supporting the democratization of the EU” – Marie-Hélène Caillol, President AAFB, in interview by Citoyennes pour l’Europe [video] “Accompagner la démocratisation de l’UE” – Entrevue de Marie-Hélène Caillol, présidente AAFB, avec Citoyennes pour l’Europe

The association Citoyennes pour l’Europe has conducted a series of video interviews with 12 influential women in Europe in different fields (culture, science, youth, politics, …). As part of these talks they were invited to present what is their fight for Europe. Our president, Marie-Hélène Caillol, also president of LEAP2020 and coordinator of the Steering Committee …

[video] “Supporting the democratization of the EU” – Marie-Hélène Caillol, President AAFB, in interview by Citoyennes pour l’Europe [video] “Accompagner la démocratisation de l’UE” – Entrevue de Marie-Hélène Caillol, présidente AAFB, avec Citoyennes pour l’Europe Read More »