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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…