Press Release

EurHope campaign united 1.5 million voices across Europe

Main outcomes of the 1st phase of the EurHope campaign:

1.500.330 votes

5.069 proposals

Over 1.5 million European voices, young people coming from all across Europe, the Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs, MEPs, civil society and experts: the Agenda of Hope will be presented in Madrid on November 10th.

JEF Europe, together with, launched EurHope on May 9 in Strasbourg, a participatory campaign ahead of the 2024 European Elections, supported by a coalition of more than 40 actors. In its first phase, the campaign gathered 1.5 million votes from across the European Union and more than 5,000 proposals were submitted to the multilingual online platform ( available in all member states.

EurHope created a unique dialogue among young citizens with different educational backgrounds, political orientations, different genders and in 22 languages across the 27 member states of the EU.

The proposals emerging from this first phase will shape the drafting of an Agenda of Hope, set to be shared with European institutions and political actors.

The Agenda of Hope aims to put young citizens’ priorities in the centre of the public debate ahead of the European elections. In a time of wars, crises and uncertainty, the upcoming elections will be a crucial moment for the EU, and Europeans expressed their wish for a positive front to reform the EU to gain back Hope. 

The presentation of the Agenda of Hope will take place on the 10th of November (17:00 to 19:00) in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Madrid. It will be shared and discussed with the Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs José Manuel Albares, with Members of the European Parliament, amongst whom Guy Verhofstadt, and relevant representatives of civil society and experts.

Hundreds of young people coming from all across the continent will be gathering in Madrid for the biennial JEF Europe Congress organised jointly by JEF Spain and JEF Europe. They stand ready to campaign in the next few months to keep listening to people, engaging decision makers and calling to vote for a better Europe, the Europe of Hope.

The EurHope coalition

On the initiators of the Eurhope campaign

JEF Europe (Young European Federalists)

The Young European Federalists (JEF Europe) is a political youth NGO working for the creation of a democratic European federation as a guarantor of peace, the rule of law and human rights. JEF Europe promotes genuine European citizenship, advocates the widening and deepening of the European Union and strives for a more just and integrated society on the European continent. Founded in 1972, the organisation has more than 10,000 activists organised in over 250 national, regional and local sections in 37 countries. The ideals and objectives of JEF Europe are set out in the Ventotene Manifesto, the Political Platform and in resolutions adopted by the statutory bodies. is a neutral and independent organisation operating across Europe, which involves citizens in massive participatory democratic processes. To this end, has developed large-scale collective intelligence methods and tools that combine artificial intelligence with sociology. These participatory formats are designed and implemented to have a concrete and positive impact, whether in the context of public action or civic engagement. systematically adheres to a highly demanding ethical charter, overseen by an independent ethics board. In just a few years, has involved 9 million citizens, more than 50 public institutions (European, German and French governments, regions and cities), more than 80 large companies and almost 600 NGOs in its activities.

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