Die Europa-Union Deutschland ist in ein europaweites Netzwerk von europäischen föderalistischen Organisationen eingebunden. Die  Dachorganisation der europäischen Föderalisten ist die Union Europäischer Föderalisten (Union des Fédéralistes Européens/Union of European Federalists), kurz U.E.F., mit Sitz in Brüssel. >>weiterlesen

Präsident: Sandro Gozi

Generalsekretärin (interim): Anna Echterhoff

Vorstandsmitglieder (aus Deutschland): Wolfgang Wettach

Das Europäische Sekretariat ist zu erreichen unter:
Rue d'Arlon 53
1000 Bruxelles

Tel:  +32-2-508 30 30
Fax: +32-2-626 95 01

E-mail:  secretariat(at)federalists(dot)eu
Internet: www.federalists.eu

Aktuelle Meldungen der UEF

Europe and its citizens – the internal policies of the Union

The UEF Federal Committee, taking place in Brussels, 4-5 November 2005, Considering that- The European Union has assured, for more than 50 years, peace, democracy, employment and economic development- Without a federal government, Europe is unable to cope with the challenges of globalisation, contribute to international peace, promote sustainable growth and the social market economy- The Stability and Growth Pact has given the euro-zone financial stability, but not growth- Without the European… » weiterlesen

Joint WFM-UEF Public Meeting

On Friday November 4, the UEF and the World Federalist Movement (WFM) held their first joint public conference "Federalism and democracy: the experiences and contributions of the European Union and the African States" at the European Parliament in Brussels. About 130 participants of the UEF, the WFM and the general public took part in this event.The session was opened by the President of the Republic of Senegal, Mr. Abdulaye WADE. President WADE declared himself in favour of a “United States of… » weiterlesen

“European citizens should be fully involved in the continuation of the constituent process!”

“The reflection period must not go by with pure paperwork or academic discussions”. The conviction that only a stronger and not a weaker EU provides the chance to cope with the most pressing problems of European citizens, has to be in the centre of the relaunch of the constitutional process. A powerful EU has to be a democratic one. Therefore, there is no alternative to a European constitution” declared Mercedes Bresso, President of the UEF.   “EUROPEAN CITIZENS SHOULD BE FULLY INVOLVED IN… » weiterlesen

Public debate: Revitalising the United Nations' System

Joseph E. Schwartzberg, Professor at the university of Minnesota and member of the steering committee of the World Federalist Movement, joined UEF and JEF members for an evening debate at the UEF/JEF European Secretariat in order to share his ideas on how to revitalise the United Nations (UN). » weiterlesen

Public debate: How to get Europe back on track?

The UEF, in collaboration with the European Information Office in Brussels, the Belgian representation of the European Commission and the Belgian European Movement, organised an evening debate with former and current Belgian EU Commissioners to discuss how the European Union can overcome the crisis created by the French and Dutch No’s to the Constitution. More than 120 participants attended the evening debate, which was held in the European Parliament. » weiterlesen

Appeal of the President of UEF, Mercedes BRESSO, in view of the meeting of the European Council of 16-17 June 2005

Faced with the very serious legitimacy crisis of the process of European unification after the negative referendums on the draft European Constitution in France and The Netherlands, the Heads of state and government need to make brave choices if they want to prevent the slow erosion of the integration process of the European Union.  As a consequence, European federalists ask the European Council, which is going to meet on 16-17 June 2005:  •         to decide to continue the national… » weiterlesen

Mercedes BRESSO new President of UEF

On an extraordinary Congress on 9-10 April in Brussels, Mercedes BRESSO was elected as the new President of the Union of European Federalists (UEF). Current Member of the European Parliament, Mercedes BRESSO will soon be elected President of the Italian region Piemonte following the recent regional election in Italy.  After 8 years as President of the UEF, the German Member of the European Parliament, Jo LEINEN, finished his term in order to concentrate on his functions as President of… » weiterlesen

Résolution sur Union africaine, l’Union européenne et la proposition du Secrétaire-Général sur la réforme du Conseil de Sécurité

Le Conseil exécutif de l’Union Africaine (UA), réuni à Addis-Abeba, a adopté le 8 mars une résolution historique sur la réforme du Conseil de sécurité des Nations Unies. Il a décidé que l’Afrique, et non les états membres, devra être représentée au sein du Conseil de sécurité.Cette décision doit être interprétée comme un refus de la proposition de confier, à côté des membres permanents du Conseil de sécurité, à des gendarmes régionaux la responsabilité d’assurer l’ordre mondial.Si l’Afrique veut… » weiterlesen

On 29th May, the whole of Europe is looking at France!

For the first time ever, the States and Peoples of Europe will have to express themselves on a European Constitution.This is a historical moment. Drafted after years of efforts - for the first time by elected representatives and not by diplomats - will this Constitution push European integration ahead by bringing hope and progress to all its peoples?- YES, with the Constitution, Europe is more democratic: it enshrines fundamental rights (Part II); it turns equality between men and women into a… » weiterlesen

Citizens’ Initiative: Guidelines for a Future Campaign

After the ratification of the European Constitution, its implementation will bring many democratic improvements to the emerging European civil society. One of these improvements is undoubtedly the European citizens’ initiative as stated in Article 47.4 of the Constitution.This article states: “Not less than one million citizens who are nationals of a significant number of Member States may take the initiative of inviting the Commission, within the framework of its powers, to submit any… » weiterlesen