European Council, Migration: what a true European Government would do

The Spinelli Group calls on the European Council to take resolute action to address the refugee crisis, by endorsing the Commission's proposal for a European Border and Coast Guard and recasting the Dublin Regulation in a spirit of European solidarity. A review of the governance of the Union is essential in order to provide it with the means to avoid humanitarian crises in the future.

A new treaty for the eurozone? Duff, Verhofstadt, Hübner, Berès

At a time when the EU finds itself in a perfect storm of crises, a bold move is needed to reinvigorate the EU and stave off the risk of disintegration. In order to address the inherent weakness of the EU’s monetary and economic governance, this pamphlet proposes a new treaty for the Eurozone: the Protocol of Frankfurt.

No one wins in Europe’s fight against itself

What we need are more democratic and better controlled institutions, an independent budget for the euro area, and an outer circle for those countries reticent about an “ever closer union.”

Don’t sacrifice Europe for the illusion of national security. A better Schengen is the answer to migration and terrorism

 

The Spinelli Group calls for a European Border and Coast Guard, a Single European Asylum System, a European Intelligence Force and a European Police Agency

Par-delà les murs, mourir pour l'Europe ?

Les réfugiés qui quittent les zones de conflit seraient-ils définitivement condamnés à prendre tous les risques ? Le trafic de papiers et les quelques djihadistes infiltrés dans leurs rangs les condamnent-ils, alors qu'ils sont victimes, à être confondus avec leurs bourreaux ?

Debates

At a time when the EU finds itself in a perfect storm of crises, a bold move is needed to reinvigorate the EU and stave off the risk of disintegration. In order to address the inherent weakness of the EU’s monetary and economic governance, this pamphlet proposes a new treaty for the Eurozone: the Protocol of Frankfurt.
The Spinelli Group calls for a European Border and Coast Guard, a Single European Asylum System, a European Intelligence Force and a European Police Agency Free movement of people and the abolition of internal border controls between Member States are one of the European Union’s greatest achievements. They have been instrumental in bringing European peoples together and they underpin the European...

MEP

What we need are more democratic and better controlled institutions, an independent budget for the euro area, and an outer circle for those countries reticent about an “ever closer union.”
Jo Leinen. Transnationale Listen: Wie aus 28 nationalen Wahlen eine europäische wird. Entspricht das Verfahren zur Wahl des Europäischen Parlaments noch unseren Erwartungen an eine europäische Demokratie?

Shadow European Council

The Spinelli Group calls on the European Council to take resolute action to address the refugee crisis, by endorsing the Commission's proposal for a European Border and Coast Guard and recasting the Dublin Regulation in a spirit of European solidarity. A review of the governance of the Union is essential in order to provide it with the means to avoid humanitarian crises in the future.
Vendredi 14 février marque le 30ème anniversaire de l'adoption par le Parlement européen du projet de Traité instituant l'Union européenne dont le rédacteur était Altiero Spinelli. Le vote en ce 14 février 1984 avait vu l'adoption du texte par 238 voix contre 31, 43 eurodéputés s'étant abstenus.

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Petition by JEF-Europe. European citizens have made a democratic choice at the European elections. Citizens have a say over who will become the next President of the European Commission. This is what we were told before the elections. It is in line with the spirit and letter of the Lisbon Treaty.
"Si je savais quelque chose utile à ma patrie et qui fût préjudiciable à l’Europe (...), je la regarderais comme un crime."
Montesquieu

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