Media

JEF’s Peter Oomsels on Euronews

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Peter Oomsels

Peter Oomsels, the former president of JEF Belgium, now vice president of the Young European Federalists, has appeared on The Network TV show on EuroNews to debate why it is important to vote in the next European election, and how the new parliament will be instrumental in choosing the new European Commission president. He also spoke about how to increase voter participation […]

De Schoonmoeder aller Verkiezingen

StampMedia – Interviews with presidents Flemish political parties (Dutch)

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[Nederlands] JEF Belgium and the Ambrassade have worked out a program called “De Schoonmoeder aller Verkiezingen” in order to give young people the chance to raise their voice during the campaigns for the regional, federal and European elections taking place in May 2014. Journalists of StampMedia managed to interview the presidents of the seven biggest political parties in Flanders. The interviews are only available in […]

Positively Popular

NOT Welcomed

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Once Upon A Time… Starting January 1st, 2014 the UK fully liberalized the working restrictions for Bulgarians and Romanians. Bulgaria and Romania joined the European Union in 2007. Since then, they have been able to work in the UK under certain circumstances: employees had to apply for a “registration certificate”, but these restrictions have been lifted. Approximately 10, 000 arrivals […]

Europe

Open Letter to Viviane Reding on closing PressEurop

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The Young European Federalists voice their concern about the Commission’s decision not to continue this unique pan-European project.  To Viviane Reding, Vice-President of the European Commission Madam Vice-President, The Young European Federalists have received with great concern the news of the end of Presseurop on the 20th December following the European Commission’s decision not to continue the project. We are assured that, […]

Debates and lectures

Impressions: Débat de JEF LLN (26 novembre 2013)

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Nous avons organisé un débat à Louvain-La-Neuve dans la soirée du 26 novembre. Il s’agissait de réunir des étudiants de tous bords autour du thème de l’Europe. Les quatre mouvances politiques représentées sur Louvain-La-Neuve étaient invitées, ainsi que tous les étudiants intéressés par la question. Étaient donc présents une trentaine d’étudiants, dont des représentants du COMAC, du MR, des Ecolos et […]

Europe

JEF Belgique Fête de Noël

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Voor de Nederlandstalige uitnodiging, klik HIER / To read this invitation in English, click HERE. Rejoins JEF Belgique pour célébrer Noël et porter un toast à la Nouvelle Année! Nous nous réunissons à Leuven avec du vin chaud, des chansons de noël ringardes et un chouette apéro. Et pour se mettre pleinement dans l’ambiance de Noël, il y aura un […]

Media

A Revolution with European Ramifications

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This article has also been published at the online webzine The New Federalist.  “The supply shock created by a surge in North American oil production will be as transformative to the market over the next five years as was the rise of Chinese demand over the last 15.” – International Energy Agency European policymakers have failed to grasp the geopolitical […]

Europe

JEF België Kerstfeest

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If you want to read this invitation in English, click HERE / Si tu veux consulter cette invitation en français, cliquer ICI. Kerstmis en nieuwjaar staan weer voor de deur en dat willen we met JEF België niet ongemerkt voorbij laten gaan! Daarom nodigen we jullie uit in Leuven voor een kerst -en nieuwjaarsdrink met glühwein, echte kerstliederen en hapjes. […]

Europe

JEF Belgium Christmas Party

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Voor de Nederlandstalige uitnodiging, klik HIER / Si tu veux consulter cette invitation en français, cliquer ICI. Join JEF Belgium to celebrate Christmas and toast on a New Year in Leuven with Gluhwein, cheesy christmas songs and a nice snack. And to get really in the christmas mood, there is Secret Santa. Entrance is free, but drinks will have to be paid. You […]

JEF Cross Border Network

Cross Border Seminar in Lille: Borders Have Been Broken

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The second Cross-Border seminar took place from the 8th till the 10th of November 2013 in Lille. The subject “nationalism and populism as a dangerous path for Europe” was promising and the expectations were high. Arriving together with the other participants, we knew this was the moment … borders had to be broken this weekend. The seminar started with an information moment […]