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Aktuelle Meldungen der UEF

European federalists and the current play in the Convention

The Federal Committee of the Union of European Federalists (UEF) chaired by Jo LEINEN, MEP, met last weekend in the European Academy Otzenhausen (Saarland). After a exchange of views with the alternate Representative of the Luxembourg government to the Convention, Ambassador  Nicolas  Schmit,  and  a  political  debate  involving  federalist  delegates  from  15 European  countries,  the  UEF  Federal  Committee adopted  a  resolution  which  among  other points (full resolution in annex) :  -… » weiterlesen

The Convention's Draft: a blueprint for a citizens' Europe?

300 people attended the public debate organised by the UEF in cooperation with its local sections of UEF Belgium and UEF Groupe Europe. Due to strict security rules in the European Parliament during the Irak war, the UEF had to refuse the last inscriptions.   » weiterlesen

The Praesidium’s Draft of Articles 1 to 16 of the Constitutional Treaty : An insufficient proposal which does not faithfully reflect the consensus within the European Convention

The Bureau  of the  Union of  European  Federalists  (UEF)  welcomes the  presentation by the Convention Praesidium of the draft of first articles of the Constitutional Treaty. The debate on the  future  political  direction of  the  European  Union  will  now  become  more concrete.  The draft can serve as a basis for further progress towards a federal Constitution but is currently not sufficient for meeting the challenges of an enlarged EU in a globalized world.  In its Article 1, the… » weiterlesen

The Bureau of the Union of European Federalists welcomes the second contribution of the European Commission to the European Convention

The  Union of  European  Federalists  welcomes  President  Prodi’s  initiative  of  presenting  a  first complete  draft  constitution  which has  the  great  merit  of  showing  the  European public and  the reluctant national governments that the outcome of the Convention can be a Constitution; The UEF welcomes especially the confirmation of the specific nature of the European Union, being founded not only on the legitimacy of its member states, but also on those of the peoples; The UEF… » weiterlesen

New subsidiarity provisions should not make the EU more complicated

The Union of European Federalists has thrown down a challenge to members  of the Convention when they meet on Friday morning to discuss subsidiarity. Anyone proposing a new institution or legislative procedure is challenged to answer the question: What  laws  have  been passed  that  violate  the  principle  of  subsidiarity,  and  which  your proposed new institution or legislative procedure would have prevented?Bruno Boissière, European Secretary-General of the UEF, said: “Simplicity is  a… » weiterlesen

European Commission should be EU executive European Parliament as only directly elected EU institution should elect President of the EU

The  Union  of  European  Federalists  (UEF)  welcomes  the  European Commission’s communication on the future of Europe presented to the European Convention on 22 May and its call for taking the lead in foreign affairs and economic policy. The UEF hopes that the  European  Commission  and  the  European  Parliament  will  build  an  alliance  to push for ambitious EU reforms.  Nevertheless, the UEF regrets that the Commission has not clearly defined its position as regards the modalities of… » weiterlesen

Middle East crisis reveals weakness of the European Union

The Union of European Federalists  (UEF), chaired by  Jo LEINEN MEP,  notes that the current diplomatic efforts of the European Union to put an end to the Middle East crisis are ineffective.   The European Union should propose a peace plan which involves all countries from the Middle East. The UEF  considers that  a  peaceful  solution  of  the crisis would  consist in proposing  a federal  project  to overcome  the  inter-community  clashes  on  a  long-term  basis  The  European Union  is… » weiterlesen

A federal Europe to guarantee the cultural diversity of the regions

About  100 European participants attended a European colloquium  on “European  regions  and the federal future of Europe” in Palma de Mallorca on 19 and 20 April. This event was organised by  the  Union of  European  Federalists  (U.E.F.),  in  co-operation  with  the  Government  of  the Balearic Islands and the Council of the Island of Mallorca.With  a  view  to  the  future enlargement  and  the  great  economic differences  between  European regions, Francesco MUSOTTO MEP (PPE, I),… » weiterlesen

An opportunity for a more federal Europe

On the eve of the opening of the Convention on the future of the European Union, the Union of European  Federalists  (U.E.F.)  and  the  Young  European  Federalists  (JEF),  organised  a  public debate in the European Parliament in Brussels  on the  subject “The Constitutional Convention: what are the prospects for the Federation of Europe?”.  About 300 people participated in the debate with three members of the Convention Presidium and the representative of the Hungarian government. The… » weiterlesen

EP delegation must be a driving force in the Constitutional Convention

Bruno BOISSIERE, European Secretary-General of the U.E.F., explained that the 16 Members of the European Parliament, who were appointed during the Strasbourg plenary session, should play a key role as the driving force within the Convention on the future of Europe.  On the basis of the recent parliamentary reports (the Duhamel Report and the Leinen-Méndez de Vigo Report) there is  a clear  orientation  for  a  European  Constitution  with  more  democracy,  efficiency  and transparency in the… » weiterlesen