Letter to EUCO: Stand for an ever closer union, European sovereignty is the solution

Letter sent by the President of The Spinelli Group , Andrew Duff, to the President of the European Council, Mr. Donald Tusk, on 12th February 2018

Book launch: "Governing Europe - a Federal Experiment"

 

Thursday 1 March, 18.30-20.00, Press Club, Rue Froissart 95, 1000 Brussels

The Spinelli Group adopts its new Strategy in view of the 2019 European elections

On 24 January 2018, The Spinelli Group adopted the strategic framework that will define its work in view of the 2019 European elections.

 

On Governing Europe: A Federal Experiment

Andrew Duff launches his latest book "On Governing Europe: A Federal Experiment". Andrew Duff describes how the EU was born at a time when federalism was seen as the only way to lasting peace, but how continuing tension between federalists and nationalists has left the Union unable to fulfil its promise

Debates

Thursday 1 March, 18.30-20.00, Press Club, Rue Froissart 95, 1000 Brussels Join ANDREW DUFF, President of the Spinelli Group and former Member of the European Parliament, in conversation about his new book . Followed by cocktails. Registration is compulsory. Andrew Duff has written a ‘constitutional novel’ about the European Union. He describes how the EU was born at a time when federalism was...
Thursday 22 February 2018, 16:00 - 19:00 National Culture Palace, Boulevard "Bulgaria", 1463 Ndk, Sofia, Bulgaria Bерсия на български по-долу Registrations are closed The Spinelli Group is a network of European political leaders committed to the goal of federal union. Founded in the European Parliament in 2010, the Group brings together MEPs of different party groups to collaborate on...

MEP

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.

Shadow European Council

Letter sent by the President of The Spinelli Group , Andrew Duff, to the President of the European Council, Mr. Donald Tusk, on 12th February 2018
Friday 24th october marks the 30th anniversary of the adoption by the European Parliament of the Draft Treaty establishing the European Union. The rapporteur was Altiero Spinelli. The vote on 14 February 1984 was by 238 in favour to 31 against with 43 abstentions. Andrew Duff MEP, who co-chairs with Jo Leinen the Spinelli Group of federalist MEPs in today's Parliament, says: "Spinelli's draft...

Network

On 24 January 2018, The Spinelli Group adopted the strategic framework that will define its work in view of the 2019 European elections. STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK 2018-19 The Spinelli Group is a network of European political leaders committed to the goal of federal union. Founded in the European Parliament in 2010, the Group brings together MEPs of different party groups to collaborate on...
On 30 November 2017, The Spinelli Group officially constituted and launched its group in the Committee of the Regions of the EU. The launch event in Brussels was introduced by The Spinelli Group's President Andrew Duff and has been attended by members of the European Parliament and of the Committee of Regions from different political groups and member States.
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