Sovereign again through Europe, Vienna 23 November 2018

The Spinelli Group and UEF are organising a series of events in European national capitals in order to meet citizens and national policy makers and make advance the debate on federal solutions to the challenges Europe is facing. The next national event of the Spinelli Group will take place in Vienna on 23 November, in cooperation with the Europäische Föderalistischen Bewegung in Österreich.

Constitutional reform for a sovereign Europe

In next year’s European election, many politicians will preach about the need to “reform” the European Union but few will know what they are talking about. Two who do know are Viktor Orban and Emmanuel Macron, writes Andrew Duff.

Britain’s best hope: A federal EU

Andrew Duff proposes as the only possible response to the Brexit mess the European federation and the creation of a new “associated member” status, which would allow countries like the UK to keep close ties with the EU, even if they do not want to commit to an ever closer union.

Manifesto for the future of Europe: a shared destiny

As the political parties prepare for the European elections next May, MEPs from the cross-party Spinelli Group launch an ambitious Manifesto for the constitutional reform of the Union.

Future of Europe

As the political parties prepare for the European elections next May, MEPs from the cross-party Spinelli Group launch an ambitious Manifesto for the constitutional reform of the Union.
Sofia-Declaration of The Spinelli Group and the UEF Sofia, 22 February 2018 Faced with euroscepticism and even resurgent nationalism, unification of Europe is the greatest duty of our generation. Globalisation, the emergence of continent powers, the rise of protectionism outside Europe, global warming, migration and new security threats leave European states short of means to find suitable...

Statements

Letter sent by President of The Spinelli Group, Andrew Duff, to members of The Spinelli Group in the European Parliament, on the occasion of the vote on Transnational Lists by the European Parliament.
The Spinelli Group supports Juncker’s State of the Union Speech and his package of proposals to relaunch the European Union and calls for action to implement it by the next European Parliament elections.

European Meet-Ups and events

The Spinelli Group and UEF are organising a series of events in European national capitals in order to meet citizens and national policy makers and make advance the debate on federal solutions to the challenges Europe is facing. The next national event of the Spinelli Group will take place in Vienna on 23 November, in cooperation with the Europäische Föderalistischen Bewegung in Österreich.
Andrew Duff discusses his new book with Desmond Dinan and Richard Corbett MEP. On Governing Europe: a federal experiment 17.30-19.00, Wednesday 27th June Library, ASP-05D, European Parliament Open to all. If you do not have an accreditation giving you access to the European Parliament premises, please, fill in the accreditation form by 20 June 2018 at noon.

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In next year’s European election, many politicians will preach about the need to “reform” the European Union but few will know what they are talking about. Two who do know are Viktor Orban and Emmanuel Macron, writes Andrew Duff.
Andrew Duff proposes as the only possible response to the Brexit mess the European federation and the creation of a new “associated member” status, which would allow countries like the UK to keep close ties with the EU, even if they do not want to commit to an ever closer union.
"If I knew of something that could serve my nation but would ruin another, I would not propose it to my prince, for I am first a man and only then a Frenchman...because I am necessarily a man, and only accidentally am I French."
Montesquieu

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