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“No way, Theresa May! Let the people have their say!” – JEF Europe takes the streets in London to support a People’s Vote

More than one million Europeans marched this Saturday in London calling on the British Government to put to the people of the UK whether to remain in the EU now that the alternatives are clear or whether to leave. JEF Europe held its bi-annual…

Federal Committee meeting of the Young European Federalists (JEF Europe), March 22 – 24, 2019 in London

Today, the Young European Federalists (JEF Europe) - in cooperation with their national section Young European Movement UK - are gathering in London for the meeting of their main decision-making body, the half-yearly Federal Committee (FC), and to…

JEF Europe calls on citizens to Choose Europe in the upcoming European Parliament Elections in May 2019

#IChooseEurope” - proclaim several thousand young people today in Paris, where the Young European Federalists (JEF Europe) and their partners launch their campaign for the European Parliament 2019 elections. The transpartisan youth federalist…

President Macron is right: resignation and conformity with the status quo are Europe’s downfall

“President Macron is right: resignation and conformity with the status quo are Europe’s downfall”, says JEF Europe “One of Berlin’s East Side Gallery murals - erected to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 -…

“Democracy Under Pressure 2019” – JEF Europe calls citizens to action during its action week across the continent

The Young European Federalist call on citizens to “speak up for those who are silenced in Europe”, and stand for the values of rule of law and democracy. “Recent political developments in several EU Member States, where the founding democratic…

Edging closer to the abyss – JEF Europe regrets yesterday’s vote and now calls on British legislators to avoid no-deal outcome

Brexit has always been an ill-conceived and harmful idea, sold to British citizens in a campaign built on false promises, outright lies and disinformation and fueled on discontent that had little to do with the European Union. Yesterday, the…

Eurozone leaders miss the chance to fix the roof while the sun is shining

One year after the European Commission published a set of rather modest proposals to improve the institutional architecture of the Eurozone, leaders today agreed on an even more modest reform package, hailed as a hard-fought breakthrough……

“Sad and alarming days” – JEF Europe Statement on the Central European University leaving Budapest

“These are sad and alarming days for Europe when a university sees its freedom hampered in a way that it cannot find itself home anymore in a Member State”, declares Leonie Martin, Vice-President of Young European Federalists (JEF) Europe. “We…

ALDE risks derailing Spitzenkandidaten process

Roughly half a year ahead of the European elections, Europarties start the process of choosing their candidate for the EU top job: the Presidency of the European Commission. The European People’s Party (EPP) has already backed Manfred Weber to…

JEF Europe welcomes President Macron and Chancellor Merkel’s proposal for the creation of a European army and calls for leaders to make decisive steps towards its realisation now

As long advocates for the creation of European armed forces, JEF Europe welcomes and supports the ambitious positions taken by the French President and the German Chancellor within the recent weeks and praises this symbolic act of unity. We are…