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Initiative citoyenne européenne : comment renforcer le pouvoir des citoyens ? NEW
Se former à la communication européenne 1 Year, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 18 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Categories: Communication de l'UE, Communication sur l'EuropeTags: citoyens, communication européenne, initiative citoyennePendant le mandat de Margot Wallström, l’UE s’est lancée dans de nombreuses innovations dé...
Towards a European Party System? NEW
The EUDO Café 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 23 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Dimitri Almeida Amidst what is arguably the most severe crisis the European Union had to face in recent memory, we tend to overlook crucial dynamics in the transformation of the European polity. The sovereign debt crisis and the rising scepticism o...
ECI – the first step towards trans-European e-democracy NEW
Blog of EU Commissioner Maroš Šefčovič 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Number of View: 11The European agenda has been overshadowed in recent years by the  impact of the  current crisis and by the need to take unprecedented measures to overcome it, many of which have often been poorly received by citizens. The solution...
EU-Call for Proposals LLP 2013: Bank Guarantees NEW
DARE Network 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
At the DARE GA 2011 several members indicated they have difficulties in receiving tha bank guarantees required for the applications under the Lifelong Learning Call for Proposals.The DARe board asked the European Commission in a letter for advise how...
Ukrainians Rally in Protest Over Vote-Rigging NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 19 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Online reports that have been coming in from disputed districts over the past week offer a good insight into the Ukrainian election routine and also help explain the frustration of ordinary voters.
La jornada ‘Per una Europa més teva, pren la iniciativa’ dóna a conèixer la Iniciativa Ciutadana Europea a Girona, una nova eina de participació ciutadana. NEW
eurolocal 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
La seu de la Generalitat a Girona va acollir el passat dilluns la jornada ‘Per una Europa més teva, pren la iniciativa’, que ha organitzat el Programa d’Innovació i Qualitat Democràtica del Departament de Governació i Relacions Inst...
Fraternité 2020. "Il futuro dell'Europa. La vostra scelta" NEW
L'Europa@TorVergata 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 3 Minutes ago
Lo scorso luglio la Commissione ha offerto la possibilità di ospitare le iniziative dei cittadini europei sui suoi server. Tutto ciò per ovviare ai problemi sempre più spesso rilevati da alcuni organizzatori, sia nel trovare soluzioni di hosting a...
Evropské instituce | Evropané svému parlamentu nevěří NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Ztrácí Evropané důvěru v jedinou demokraticky zvolenou evropskou instituci? Podle výsledků posledního „parlametru“ společnosti TNS, který zjišťuje znalost a vnímání...
Europäische Institutionen | Wer vertraut noch dem EU-Parlament? NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Verlieren die Europäer das Vertrauen zur einzigen europäischen Institution, die demokratisch gewählt wird? Die International Herald Tribune stützt sich auf den letzten europäischen Parlameter, eine Umfrage über das Wisse...
Instituições europeias | Instala-se a desconfiança entre os europeus e o seu Parlamento NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Estarão os europeus a perder a confiança na única instituição europeia democraticamente eleita? Segundo o International Herald Tribune, que cita o último Parlametro europeu, a sondagem sobre o conhecimento e...
Droit de vote des étrangers et autres "bricoles": aux armes, socialistes ! par Esther Benbassa (Le Huffington Post) NEW
Regards citoyens 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 11 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
DROIT DE VOTE DES ÉTRANGERS - J'étais à Bruxelles à la veille des élections municipales belges. Sur les murs étaient apposées des affiches électorales portant des noms aux consonances pas très locales. Au fil de la conversation, je deman...
An academicus/literati roundup: Citizenship after orientalism at Open Democracy, Good practices for university open-access policies, Open Courses and more… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 11 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Citizenship after orientalism – an introduction from open Democracy News Analysis – by Engin Isin Introducing this week’s guest theme. Engin Isin holds a Chair in Citizenship and is Professor of Politics in Politics and Internationa...
"Citizens have the rights to..." Social welfare defending EU Citizens' lack of interest in their political sytem NEW
Citizen-E - my opinion on Europe 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 5 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
It seems as if there is not much sense in discussing the topic of Citizens' duties in times of duties. To whom ever I talk I just here: Citizens have the rights to,... Yes, citizens have the right. "Citizens have," as one person stated today during a...
Die Jungen Europäischen Föderalisten und die außereuropäische Welt NEW
Der (europäische) Föderalist 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Eigentlich sind die JEF für ein visafreies Europa. In Armenien jedenfalls. Vor zwei Wochen habe ich hier über die Europa-Union Deutschland geschrieben, die sich anschickte, ein neues Grundsatzprogramm zu verabschieden. Am 28. Oktober war es so weit...
[citizen | bürgerInnen | citoyen] NEW
citizen-citoyen.blogspot.co.at, 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 12 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
« Clicktivism » : mythe et réalité sur les campagnes de mobilisation citoyennes pan-européennes en ligne NEW
Se former à la communication européenne 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 13 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Categories: Communication de l'UE, Web et EuropeTags: communication européenne, initiative citoyenneA partir d’une analyse de 10 initiatives citoyennes européennes « pionnières », Stéphane Carrara explore l’état de l’e-participation eu...
An idea for a sustainable approach against projects like CleanIT or INDECT NEW
The Twenty-First 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
The Twittersphere has been humming with #CleanIT these days, after a few recent articles commented on current documents which the project and the German government released and the project group prepared for its Vienna meeting. CleanIT is a project t...
Initiative citoyenne européenne (ICE) : la collecte des signatures est désormais disponible sur les serveurs de la Commission NEW
Mieux connaître vos droits en Europe 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 11 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Désormais la collecte de signature en ligne ne devrait pas constituer un obstacle notamment pour la première initiative citoyenne européenne (ICE) enregistrée, « fraternité 2020 ». Lancer une ICE comporte des difficultés à surmonter. Afin qu...
Aluetapaaminen 20.10.2012 Tampereella NEW
eurooppanuoret/blogi 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 11 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Tampereella järjestettiin syksyisenä lauantaina Eurooppanuorten aluetapaaminen. Paikalle oli päässyt eurooppanuoria kiitettävä määrä eri puolilta Suomea. Tapaaminen oli vuoden neljäs ja samalla viimeinen. Se järjestettiin panimoravintola P...
Iniciativa Ciutadana Europea a Girona (5 de novembre de 2012). NEW
eurolocal 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Girona: Jornada “Per una EUROPA més teva, pren la iniciativa” (ICE): Girona acollirà el proper dia 5 de novembre, a les 17h. a la seu de la Delegació del Govern de la Generalitat de Catalunya a Girona, la Jornada Per una Europa més teva, pren...
When Actions are Priceless NEW
FutureLab Europe Blog 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 19 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
As president of the Ivanov School of Leaders Alumni Association I worked on a project titled “Dreaming in color” which was one of our first activities several months after the formation of the organization. The idea was to find a …...
The EU and Europe that I want. NEW
The Eblana European Democratic Movement 1 Year, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 19 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
It is noticeable that this blog is so called "pro-EU" or "pro-European." Does this mean that I personally support everything that comes from the current effort for European integration? Definitely not.    I do not believe that the current...
Democrazia diretta, democrazia europea e nuove tecnologie NEW
Eurobull 1 Year, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 22 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Commento agli articoli Democrazia diretta? No: democrazia europea e Il volto della democrazia europea I due articoli di Michele Ballerin e Federica Martiny sono tra i primi articoli (almeno in tempi recenti) di federalisti europei che si incastrano n...
Düsseldorfer Programm der Europa-Union NEW
Rebentisch Sköne Oke 1 Year, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Die Europa-Union hat sich ein neues Programm gegeben, dabei sind die Forderunge durchaus nicht mehr verfassungskonform in Deutschland, so will die Europa-Union Wahlrecht auf allen Ebene nur im Wohnsitzland gewähren. Das widerspricht dem Grundgesetz...
Une plateforme délibérative européenne peut-elle à la fois renforcer et généraliser la participation des citoyens ? NEW
Se former à la communication européenne 1 Year, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Categories: Communication de l'UE, Communication sur l'Europe, Web et EuropeAprès sa thèse sur la consultation européenne des citoyens réalisée en 2009 par la Commission européenne (que nous avons présentée) et une étude des consultations pe...
Hungary’s Electoral Law May Complicate Bid for Governing Party’s Rival NEW
New Europe - WSJ 1 Year, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Hungary's government is bombarding its own controversial election bill with amendments, one of which targets the disqualification of its most likely challenger at the next elections in 2014.
Democrazia diretta, democrazia europea e nuove tecnologie NEW
Giovani Federalisti Europei Parma -Young European Federalists Pa 1 Year, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
I due articoli di Michele Ballerin e  Federica Martiny  sono tra  i primi articoli (almeno in tempi recenti) di federalisti europei che si incastrano nel dibattito tra democrazia diretta, democrazia rappresentativa e nuove tecnologie.  Questa dis...
How European Mainstream Political Parties Become Not Old-Fashioned NEW
The EUDO Café 1 Year, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 7 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Florian Hartleb Introduction Democracy in Europe is now a multilevel governance system with a sometimes opaque interdependence of policies, institutions and actors such as entrepreneurs, media and lobbyists. At the same time, society is changing, a...
En velfortjent pris NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 19 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Folkebevægelsen mod EU tildelte søndag Dennis Kristensen, Forbundsformand for FOA, træskoprisen. - Blog / Faglig, FOA...
Bien pensé et bien dépensé NEW
Euros du Village 2 Years, 23 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
En pleine négociation budgétaire, le site wellspent.eu (« bien dépensé » en français), créé par des ONGs, montre le bien-fondé et l'utilité de la politique européen de cohésion pour la protection de l'environnement et les citoyens, en do...
Litauens president avvisar blivande regeringsparti NEW
Europabloggen 2 Years, 23 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Oppositionen tar hem den andra valomgången i Litauens parlamentsval, men presidenten dömer ut Arbetarpartiet som olämpligt att ingå i en regeringskoalition. >>>...
Lithuanian Parliamentary elections 2012 final results NEW
TimesLT 2 Years, 1 Day, 1 Hour, 25 Minutes ago
Lithuanian Socialdemocrats (LSDP – S&D) – 38 MPs (+13) Homeland Union/Conservatives (TS-LKD – EPP) – 33 MPs (-12) Labour Party (DP – ALDE) – 29 MPs (+19) Order and Justice (TT  – EFD) – 11 MPs (-4)...
Consultation européenne des citoyens : comment la plateforme participative « fabrique » des publics européens en ligne ? NEW
Se former à la communication européenne 2 Years, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Categories: Communication de l'UE, Web et EuropeTags: Commission européenne, communication européenne, web socialLa consultation européenne des citoyens réalisée en 2009 par la Commission européenne est le sujet de la thèse de Romain Babouard...
Putin's Russia: back in the USSR | Editorial NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
The president's crackdown will do nothing to tackle the source of his problems: a corrupt and unreformable system of governmentThere is a glaring paradox about the crackdown Vladimir Putin has launched since being elected president for a third term.
La crisis de los medios y el espacio público europeo NEW
Eva en Europa 2 Years, 1 Day, 16 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Una de las razones por las que los europeístas pedimos un espacio público europeo, es por considerarlo precondición para dotar de una voz pública a ese nivel de poder compartido. Otro motivo, y tal vez más esencial, es la garantía de la plurali...
EU-modstandspris til FOA-formand NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
PRESSEMEDDELELSE: Forbundsformand Dennis Kristensen fra FOA har fået overrakt Folkebevægelsen mod EUs danske træskopris af EU-parlamentariker Søren Søndergaard - Nyheder / Tophistorie, Pressemeddelelse, Faglig, Søren Søndergaard, landsm...
Træskopris til People's Pledge i England NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: Folkebevægelsens internationale træskopris gik i år til People's Pledge for deres kampage for en folkeafstemning om det britiske EU-medlemsskab - Nyheder / Søren Søndergaard, Nyt fra EU-fronten...
As party politics perish, people power is born NEW
MEP Daniel Hannan's blog 2 Years, 2 Days, 19 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
‘Things can’t go on like this!’ say conservatives. They have a point. Governments throughout the West have outgrown their capacity. Their treasuries are empty, their voters restive. Unable to squeeze more revenue from their citizens, they have...
Entretien avec François Dorléans, président et co-fondateur de SIGN : « la triple révolution de l’ICE et de Sign : sociologie, mode de financements et transparence» NEW
Nouvelle Europe 2 Years, 3 Days, 12 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Sign est un réseau ouvert à tous les citoyens de l'Union européenne qui souhaitent apporter leur soutien à des Initiatives Citoyennes Européennes (ICE). L'équipe de Sign fournit une aide financi&egrav...
La iniciativa ciutadana europea, a debat a Terrassa. NEW
eurolocal 2 Years, 3 Days, 18 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Terrassa va acollir el 18 d’octubre la jornada Per una Europa més teva, pren la iniciativa, organitzada pel Programa d’Innovació i Qualitat Democràtica del Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals, amb el suport de l’Ajuntament...
Feu vert à l'hébergement de la première initiative citoyenne européenne sur les serveurs de la Commission NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
À la suite de la certification de son système de collecte en ligne (SCL) par les autorités luxembourgeoises, Fraternité 2020 est devenue la première initiative citoyenne européenne (ICE) à recueillir des déclarations de soutien sur les se...
Amnesty International dénonce l' "utilisation excessive de la force" par la police à l'encontre de personnes qui manifestaient pacifiquement contre les mesures d'austérité NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Amnesty International a dénoncé, dans un communiqué paru jeudi 25 octobre, l' "utilisation excessive de la force" par la police à l'encontre de personnes qui manifestaient pacifiquement contre les mesures d'austérité adoptées par beaucoup...
Russia: Cryptanalytic Vulnerabilities in the Opposition's Online Elections NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 2 Years, 4 Days, 15 Hours, 1 Minute ago
The opposition's Elections Commission accidentally leaked personal voter data to one of its most dangerous enemies, Sergei Mavrodi's MMM group. How avoidable was this mistake, and does the fact that it happened indicate more serious vulnerabilities i...
European federalists praise democracy, but do not want citizens to have a say NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Stubb: "a treaty change would probably be derailed by referenda"Alexander Stubb, Finland's Minister for European Affairs, is known as a firm believer in a federal European state. He is also a typical representative of an EU elite scared to death by d...
Greek Golden Dawn party goes international and plays on double meanings NEW
The European Network Against Racism's blog 2 Years, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
25 October 2012 - This blog analyses how the Greek ultra-nationalist neo-Nazi party, Golden Dawn, has elaborated new strategies to gain support from Greek expatriates in North America and Australia during the past few months. In Greece, the party is...
Ach, Europa-Union! NEW
Treffpunkt Europa 2 Years, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
Am kommenden Wochenende tagt der Bundeskongress der Europa-Union Deutschland. Wichtigster Tagesordnungspunkt ist die Verabschiedung eines Grundsatzprogramms. „Für alle Freunde großer Würfe ist der Entwurf eine Enttäuschung“, meint Manuel Mül...
Aide alimentaire européenne : heureuse coïncidence entre mobilisation des ONG et proposition de la Commission NEW
Se former à la communication européenne 2 Years, 5 Days, 3 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Categories: Communication de l'UE, Communication sur l'EuropeTags: citoyens, Commission européenne, communication européenneLe programme européen de distribution de denrées alimentaires (PEAD) est condamné après 2013. Heureuse coïncidence en m...
Iceland and her crowdsourced constitution. Latest news roundup NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Years, 5 Days, 14 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
  Crowdsourcing Iceland’s Constitution New York Times (blog) REYKJAVIK — Icelanders like to do it their way. Where else do you get to dine on minke whale and puffin and routinely address the prime minister by her first name? True to th...
Torsdag: Frihetsfrontens talarkväll NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 2 Years, 5 Days, 19 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Missa inte Frihetsfrontens talarkväll i morgon:Henrik R.S. Olsson presenterar sin nya bok Alliansens myndighetspolitik - Ny regering men samma byråkrati.Tid: Torsdag 25 oktober kl 19.Plats: Ferkens Gränd 2, Gamla Stan, Stockholm.(Ferkens Gränd ä...
The chasm at the heart of European politics NEW
Jon Worth's Euroblog 2 Years, 5 Days, 19 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
At the start of last week I was a guest lecturer at Roskilde University, presenting about blogging and the EU. You can find the slides I used on Slideshare here. In the discussion following the presentation I was posed a question by Angela Bourne, on...
Jean-Paul Gauzès : « un mouvement comme les Jeunes Européens - France est particulièrement important » NEW
Le Taurillon 2 Years, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Pour leurs 20 ans, les Jeunes Européens - France ont interrogé Jean-Paul Gauzès, eurodéputée (UMP - PPE). Les Jeunes Européens - France ont fêté vendredi 12 octobre 2012 leurs 20 ans en présence du Ministre des Affaires européennes, Bernard...
Ach, Europa-Union! NEW
Der (europäische) Föderalist 2 Years, 1 Week, 16 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Wäre es nicht schön, wenn die europäischen Föderalisten in der Öffentlichkeit dieselbe Leidenschaft zeigen würden wie die Europagegner? Die Europa-Union Deutschland (EUD) wird am kommenden Wochenende in Düsseldorf ihren 58. Bundeskongress abha...
La Europa invisible NEW
El Blog de ECFR Madrid 2 Years, 1 Week, 22 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Firma invitada: Susi Denninson* El rechazo al capitalismo, la confrontación de una creciente xenofobia como elemento de los nuevos movimientos sociales, el reto de llevar la democracia local de vuelta a la plaza del pueblo para redefinir una identi...
Ja zu Islands neuer "crowd-sourcing"-Verfassung NEW
Raetischer Bote - Nachrichten aus einer europäischen Provinz 2 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 11 Minutes ago
Über 70 Prozent sind für die Vergesellschaftung der natürlichen Ressourcen. "Nach ersten Hochrechnungen lag die Wahlbeteiligung deutlich höher als beim letzten Referendum. Rund 60 Prozent stimmten für die Ausarbeitung der Verfassung, die hinsic...
Ilmoittautuminen Eurooppanuorten 15-vuotisjuhlaan päättyy tänään ma 22.10! NEW
eurooppanuoret/blogi 2 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Ilmoittautuminen Eurooppanuoret ry:n 15-vuotisjuhlaan päättyy tänään, ma 22.10.2012 klo 23.59. Ilmoittautumislomake löytyy osoitteesta: www.eurooppanuoret.com/vuosijuhla Alkuperäinen sähköinen kutsu: KUTSU EUROOPPANUORTEN 15-VUOTISJUHLAAN K...
L'Initiative citoyenne européenne (ICE), un outil de démocratie participative ? NEW
Nouvelle Europe 2 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Le 9 mai 2012, jour emblématique pour l’Europe, a été enregistrée la première proposition d’Initiative Citoyenne  Européenne (ICE), probablement une des avancées les plus attendues du...
Kandidatur zum Präsidium der EUD NEW
Federal Europe and beyond... 2 Years, 1 Week, 2 Days, 9 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Nächste Woche ist der Bundeskongress der Europa-Union. Da Reinhard Bütikofer leider zurücktreten wird, wird eine Nachwahl stattfinden zu der ich kandidiere. Wer mich nicht kennt der kann meine Bewerbung hier auf der Webseite lesen, die ich just fe...
Sverige behöver fler dissidenter NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 2 Years, 1 Week, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Även denne man var under en stor del av sitt liv en röst i öknen.Alliansen och sossarna har inget begrepp om demokratins djupare värden, rättsstatens betydelse och vikten av ett fredat privatliv. Vänstern och miljöpartiet har fläckvis större...
Russia: DDoS Attacks Cripple Opposition's Online Vote NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 2 Years, 1 Week, 2 Days, 21 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Eight hours after online voting for the Russian opposition's “Coordinating Council” began, unknown assailants launched a sustained Denial-of-Service attack against the Election Commission's website, disabling the primary voting po...
A study of the various social mobilisations and collective activities in Europe that we chose to describe as ‘subterranean politics’ reveals a general frustration with current political practices NEW
EUROPP - European Politics and Policy 2 Years, 1 Week, 2 Days, 22 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Mary Kaldor presents research into the new political phenomena occurring across the political spectrum, both right and left, around the world. Those who have engaged in the activities studied cite concern with the failures of democracy as the reaso...
2013 European Year of Citizens NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 2 Years, 1 Week, 2 Days, 23 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
The Commission has proposed to make 2013 the Year of Citizens in order to raise awareness of their rights and responsibilities. Particular attention will be devoted to the right to move and reside freely in another Member State and to non-discriminat...
Unraleviling before it’s begun? UDAR shuns United Oppositition again NEW
OdessaTalk 2 Years, 1 Week, 3 Days, 1 Hour, 40 Minutes ago
Unraveling before it’s begun? The United Opposition has been trying desperately to get UDAR, as of 18th October polling ahead of them, to sign a coalition agreement of opposition forces prior to the elections.  It has now officially failed to...
Stiffed: Occupy NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 1 Week, 3 Days, 2 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
“It is harder to organise a political movement to help young people than old people. Young people are less susceptible to being organised and they lack the patience for the hard graft of a long political campaign. They are more likely to be seduced...
Russia: Opposition Distracted by Virtual Elections, Loses Real Elections NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 2 Years, 1 Week, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
In August, Global Voices reported on several activists from Russia’s protest movement running for office in local elections. They hoped it would be easier to win these small-scale contests, which took place last weekend. They were wrong, and the Co...
A Week in Revolting Europe NEW
Revolting Europe 2 Years, 1 Week, 3 Days, 13 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
This is a weekly round-up of news, comment and analysis from Revolting Europe blog, plus our selection of the best stories, photos and videos on the web. Click here...
“La participació ciutadana a la Unió Europea una necesitat per consolidar el projecte”. NEW
eurolocal 2 Years, 1 Week, 4 Days, 8 Minutes ago
Joaquim Millan, director d’Eurolocal i secretari general del Consell Català del Moviment Europeu. Durant molts anys els motors del projecte europeu han estat els governs dels diferents Estats membres. Durant aquest periode els conceptes de dem...
Invisible Europe NEW
Whose world order? – ECFR’s blog 2 Years, 1 Week, 4 Days, 11 Minutes ago
A rejection of capitalism; confrontation of rising xenophobia as an element in new social movements, a challenge to take local democracy back to the town square to re-find a meaningful politicalRead more…...
Merkel and Barroso's Speeches to the EPP Congress NEW
The European Citizen 2 Years, 1 Week, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
I haven't had the time to look at much of the European People's Party's Congress this week, but I saw the speeches of Merkel and Barroso.Angela Merkel's speech echoed some of the "strivers" rhetoric of David Cameron's speech, though EPP parties in ge...
Nobel Prize Collection NEW
The European Citizen 2 Years, 1 Week, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
As postscript to the award of the Nobel Prize to the EU, it's been decided that the presidents of the 3 EU institutions - Commission, European Council and Parliament - will go to collect the award in Oslo. It's not been decided who will give an accep...
Combating Radicalism in the European Union NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 2 Years, 1 Week, 5 Days, 22 Minutes ago
The resistance of radical nationalists to integration and European solidarity will further erode the ability of Europe to persevere as a prosperous and peaceful power. Without closer social, fiscal, and financial cooperation, individual European coun...
In the Absence of Political Leadership, Should Civil Society Groups Govern? NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 2 Years, 1 Week, 5 Days, 8 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Fall 2012 Marshall Memorial Fellow Angela Pasch, a Public Relations Executive at the Volkswagen Group in Berlin, argues that civil society organizations must be checked by accountable governments.
Russia: Candidates Drop Out of Opposition Elections NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 2 Years, 1 Week, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
On October 16 two high profile candidates in the opposition's Coordinating Council elections announced they are withdrawing from the campaign. Economist Irina Yasina and writer Liudmila Ulitskaya published a statement [ru] on Yasina's blog,...
Liquid Democracy NEW
Casa Europei Cluj-Napoca 2 Years, 1 Week, 5 Days, 16 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
An interesting article on “liquid democracy” was published earlier this year. It explained that one of the political parties in Germany uses an online tool to engage the citizen in the decision making process, consequently activating a liquid dem...
Landsmøde med nyt EU på dagsordenen NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 1 Week, 5 Days, 22 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: Efter 40 år i EU holder Folkebevægelsen landsmøde i Gladsaxe 27.-28. oktober med masser af musik og forslag om en ny folkeafstemning - Nyheder / Tophistorie, Søren Søndergaard, Nyt fra EU-fronten, landsmøde 2012...
The growing importance of the EU in national politics means that political union can only succeed with the public’s support NEW
EUROPP - European Politics and Policy 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
The continuing crisis in the eurozone has strengthened calls for greater economic, fiscal and political union in the EU. But what is political union, and is it even feasible given that Europe’s citizens do not seem to favour deeper political …...
Lithuania's three opposition parties agree to hold talks on ruling majority NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Lithuania's three opposition parties – the Labor Party, the Social Democratic Party and the Order and Justice Party – agreed to set up a working group in the early hours of Monday for talks on a ruling coalition and agreed to support each...
American Volunteerism Presents a Stark Contrast with Turkey NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
2012 European Marshall Memorial Fellow Asli Kandemir reflects on the prevelance of volunteering in America and its relative scarcity in Turkey.
The race for the 2014 EP Elections begins: the Convention of the EUROPEAN FEDERALIST PARTY NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
THE BEGINNING OF THE 2014 ELECTION CAMPAIGN. At a time when talking about European federalism is no more a taboo, the European Federalist Party is organising its European Convention which will take place  in Rome at the Hotel Dei Congressi on Novemb...
La Iniciativa Ciutadana Europea; una eina al servei de la construcció europea. NEW
eurolocal 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 14 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Oriol ILLA, director de la Fundació Ferrer i Guardia. El Tractat de Lisboa (desembre 2007), contempla un procediment mitjançant el qual la ciutadania es pot adreçar a la Comissió Europea per instar-la a presentar una proposta d’acte legisla...
Wahlalter ab 16 in RLP – Junge Union fürchtet die eigene Generation! NEW
kielspratineurope 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 15 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Die Debatte um eine Senkung des Wahlalters von 18 auf 16 Jahre hat immer wieder Konjunktur und wird in regelmäßigen Abständen wieder auf den politischen Debattentisch geworfen. In Rheinland-Pfalz kommt wieder Bewegung in diese Auseinandersetzung,...
Pervenche Berès : « L'Europe reste notre plus bel avenir » NEW
Le Taurillon 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 19 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Pour leurs 20 ans, les Jeunes Européens - France ont interrogé Pervenche Berès, eurodéputée socialiste. Les Jeunes Européens - France ont fêté vendredi 12 octobre 2012 leurs 20 ans en présence du Ministre des Affaires européennes, Bernard C...
Nicosia: EESC Bureau Extraordinary Meeting and Conference on Restoring Trust and Confidence NEW
Martin Westlake 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 21 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
I took the flight out to Cyprus again last night. This morning the European Economic and Social Committee’s Bureau held a short extraordinary meeting (picture), followed by a conference on the theme of the role of civil society in restoring tr...
Karima Delli : « 20 ans que les JE - France ne sont pas juste des spectateurs de l'Europe » NEW
Le Taurillon 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 22 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Karima Delli, eurodéputée (EELV - Les Verts), apporte son soutien à l'action des Jeunes Européens - France à l'occasion de leurs vingt ans. Les Jeunes Européens - France ont fêté vendredi 12 octobre 2012 leurs 20 ans en présence du Ministre...
Karima Delli : « 20 ans que les JE - France ne sont pas juste des spectateurs de l'Europe » NEW
Le Taurillon 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 22 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Karima Delli, eurodéputée (EELV - Les Verts), apporte son soutien à l'action des Jeunes Européens - France à l'occasion de leurs vingt ans. Les Jeunes Européens - France ont fêté vendredi 12 octobre 2012 leurs 20 ans en présence du Ministre...
Half-time NEW
Eastern approaches (The Economist) 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 23 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
LITHUANIA’S leftwing parties are celebrating a strong result in the first round of the country’s parliamentary election. But it is not yet certain who will gain power from the conservative-led coalition of Andrius Kubilius, the first government i...
Klare Ratlosigkeit nach der Wahl NEW
Litauen 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Hour, 38 Minutes ago
"Ogottogott!" Das war mein erster Gedanke, nachdem ich die ersten Hochrechnungen sah. Fast 29% für Uspaskich?`Was ist denn nun schon wieder in die Litauer gefahren?Das Litauische Schema - Teil 1Okay, okay... Ich bin ganz ruhig ... Fangen wir mal von...
Eurooppanuorten ja PENUn kuntavaalipaneeli Eurooppa-salilla 17.10 NEW
eurooppanuoret/blogi 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Eurooppanuorten ja Pääkaupunkiseudun Eurooppanuorten kuntavaalipaneeli Eurooppa-salilla ke 17.10 Pääkaupunkiseudun Eurooppanuoret ja Eurooppanuoret järjestävät keskiviikkona 17.10 alle 35-vuotiaille ehdokkaille tarkoitetun vaalikeskustelun, jo...
Vielä ehdit – suunnittele Eurooppanuorten Alueiden komitealle logo! NEW
eurooppanuoret/blogi 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Vielä ehdit 19.10 asti – suunnittele Eurooppanuorten Alueiden komitealle oma logo ja voita illalliskortti Eurooppanuorten vuosijuhlaan sekä lentoliput Roomaan! Eurooppanuorten Alueiden komitea järjestää logon suunnittelukilpailun, jossa on...
Aluetapaaminen ja Alueiden komitean kokous 4/12 Tampereella 20.10 NEW
eurooppanuoret/blogi 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 4 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Eurooppanuorten aluetapaaminen ja Alueiden komitean kokous 4/12 Tampereella 20.10.2012 Eurooppanuorten vuoden 2012 kolmas isompi aluetapaaminen järjestetään yksipäiväisenä tapahtumana lauantaina 20.10 Tampereella Plevnassa, osoite Itäinenkatu...
François Hollande's Poll Numbers Dropping Steadily NEW
¡No Pasarán! 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 16 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Plantuon the Sound Barrier in Free Fall• François Hollande: The first person who mentions polls, I'll break his teeth...
Oppositionen fram i Litauen NEW
Europabloggen 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 19 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Litauens konservativa regering straffades av väljarna i parlamentsvalet. Men att det skulle vara vind i seglen för den europeiska socialdemokratin är tveksamt.
DARE GA welcomes two new member organisations NEW
DARE Network 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 21 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
The DARE General Assembly accepted at DARE´s annual meeting in Rome on 8th octovber 2012 unanimously the Prague based Mulktikulturní Centrum Praha http://www.mkc.cz/en/home.html as new meber from Czech Republic. The second new member organisat...
« L’EUROPE POUR LES CITOYENS » : adoption par la Commission LIBE du Parlement européen du projet d’avis sur le Programme pluriannuel pour la période 2014-2020 NEW
Mieux connaître vos droits en Europe 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 21 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Le programme « L’Europe pour les citoyens »  proposé par la Commission pour la période 2014-2020 tient compte des expériences et des évaluations du programme « L’Europe pour les citoyens » 2007-2013. L’objectif général du program...
European Congress Season NEW
The European Citizen 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 22 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
We've just had the Party of European Socialist's Congress at the end of September, but the congresses of the other Europarties are still coming up. The European People's Party will hold their Congress this week in Bucharest on the 17th and 18th, whic...
Norsk fredsbevægelse vender ryggen til fredspris NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 23 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: Norges Fredsråd vil ikke arrangere fakkeltog ved overrækkelse af Nobel-prisen til EU, men tager initiativ til alternativ fredspris - Nyheder / Norge, Søren Søndergaard, Fred, Nyt fra EU-fronten...
Scholars should not just assume that populism is bad for democracy, but should instead concentrate on explaining populism’s positive and negative effects. NEW
EUROPP - European Politics and Policy 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
With the rise of technocratic government in the wake of the eurocrisis, many now argue that populism is bad for democracy. Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser argues that this view is wrong-headed, and that there is no cross-regional research into the impac...
More Europe y El Poder de Nosotros #powerofwe NEW
Ciudadano Morante 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Hoy, 15 de octubre, el día de Acción de los Blogs se dedica al Poder de la Unión, del Nosotros (#powerofwe). Cuando varias personas se unen para la consecución de un objetivo este se hace más posible. Organizaciones como Greenpeace o Amnistía I...
Būkime Europiečiais NEW
TimesLT 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Apie praėjusią rinkimų kampaniją galima pasakyti daug epitetų. Vieniems ji buvo nuobodi, kitiems įžeidžianti, tretiems apie nieką. Jei politika yra teatras tai jame netrūko tragiškus vaidmenis atliekančių veikėjų, ant beprotybės ribos...