Elections 2014

JEF Belgium election activities

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[ENGLISH] JEF Belgium proudly presents two of their elections activities: “De Schoonmoeder aller Verkiezingen!” – literally translated “The Mother-in-law of all Elections” for the Dutch speaking people and “Europinion 2014” for the French speaking people. As you might have heard already, we as Belgians, Flemings, Walloons, Brusselians, and Europeans will elect a new parliament on May 25 2014. Because we as […]

De Schoonmoeder aller Verkiezingen

Heb jij je perfecte schoonmoeder al gevonden?

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“Als dit project lukt, hebben we al een deel van het regeerakkoord” (Pascal Smet, Vlaams minister van jeugd) Op 25 mei trekken we naar de stembus. We kiezen dan met zijn allen een nieuw Europees, federaal en Vlaams parlement. De verkiezingscampagne trekt zich nu al op gang. Wil jij mee tonen dat jongeren wakker liggen van politiek, een duidelijke mening hebben en […]

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Against another ghetto in the Western Balkans – Visa free regime for Western Balkans!

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Young European federalists of Western Balkan countries (JEF Serbia, JEF Macedonia, JEF Albania and JEF Montenegro) are strongly opposed to the mechanism that enables EU countries to suspend visa free regime for Balkan countries. The mechanism was adopted by European Parliament on the 12th September 2013 and shall enter into force on the 9th January 2014. As JEF Belgium, we […]

Debates and lectures

MEU in Madrid, apply now!

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What? Model European Union (MEU) Madrid is a simulation of how the three main bodies of the European Union (the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union) function. Young people from all over Europe are welcomed to come and represent the role of a Euro MP, a minister, a journalist or a lobbyist during four […]

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De schoonmoeder aller verkiezingen

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Met veel trots stelt JEF België één van zijn verkiezingsactiviteiten voor: De Schoonmoeder aller Verkiezingen! Zoals jullie waarschijnlijk al hebben opgevangen, verkiezen we als Belg, Vlaming én Europeaan op 25 mei 2014 een nieuw parlement. Omdat JEF België er van overtuigd is dat deze drie verkiezingen niet onopgemerkt voorbij mogen gaan, sloegen we samen met de Ambrassade en de Conseil de la Jeunesse de […]

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Le Taurillon – August 2013 (Français)

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Sébastien Pirlet, president of JEF Liège and since October 2013 political secretary of JEF Belgium, wrote an article in Le Taurillon titled: “Sortie de crise en vue!” Sébastien is a regular contributor to “Le Taurillon“, the French version of The New Federalist. The New Federalist, which is also available in German and Italian, has contributors and readers from all over Europe and has […]

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Number 28: Welcome, Croatia!

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Vibrant cities, rugged coastlines, impressive national parks, islands, mountains… Croatia has it all. And from the first of July onward, it’s more accessible than ever. On that day, Croatia becomes the 28th member state of the European Union. Croatia has been a candidate member state since June 2004. In 2011, the European Commission, the member states and the European Parliament […]

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Ventotene: Give Shape to Europe!

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Ventotene

Ventotene, Italy – 1 to 6 September – Application deadline: 22nd June The “Altiero Spinelli” Institute for Federalist Studies has been organizing an international seminar on the island of Ventotene since 30 years. This island off the Italian coast, was the place where Altiero Spinelli, author of the Federalist Ventotene Manifesto, was imprisoned during the Second World War. As the European Union is facing […]

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Call for participants: EuroMed Vibes: Back to the roots of Democracy

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JEF Europe and JEF Greece have opened the call for participants for their next international seminar in Athens from 14 to 19 April 2013! As the Arab Spring has moved across the Middle East and North Africa, grassroots calls for democratic reform have opened avenues for increased political participation by traditionally marginalized groups. Young people, often at the vanguard of […]