Conference on the Future of Europe

This Conference offered us a unique opportunity to work towards a more democratic, more resilient, more socially just, more innovative, more efficient, fairer and greener Europe.

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The Conference on the Future of the Europe is now over. The Greens/EFA together with other political groups in the European Parliament have the ambition to adopt the demand for Treaty change ("triggering article 48") during the June plenary session. This would open the path for the Convention.

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YOU MADE YOUR VOICE HEARD

The Conference on the Future of Europe asked for the opinion and recommendations from 800 citizens from all over the Union. The last 8 months citizens have worked tirelessly and delivered 178 recommendations for the future of Europe. At the forefront of participative democracy, the Greens/EFA listened to citizens, and we have set out our positions on each recommendation.

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Panel 1: Stronger economy, social justice, jobs, education, culture, sport, digital transformation

Panel 2: EU democracy, values, rights, rule of law, security

Panel 3: Climate change, environment, health

Panel 4: EU in the world, migration

Greens/EFA priorities for the Conference on the Future of Europe

As GREENS/EFA, we believe that the Conference is the opportunity to focus on game changing policy proposals and to include active citizens in shaping our political future. Discover our priorities for the Conference on the Future of Europe

OUR OPINIONS
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News |

We have done Europe's biggest experiment in democracy

As part of the Conference, 800 randomly selected citizens have voiced their demands on the future of the EU and a set of 49 proposals was agreed. Among them are notably demands for more investments in climate and social issues. The Greens/EFA will continue to make sure that citizens’ voices are heard and policy recommendations implemented…
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Debriefing of the May plenary session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included the impact of the war against Ukraine on women, the EU oil embargo and the social and economic consequences for the EU of the Russian war in Ukraine, the use of the Pegasus Software by EU Member States against individuals including MEPs and the violation of fundamental rights, electoral …
OUR PRESS RELEASES
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Press release |

EU electoral law: EU Parliament calls for European electoral lists

In the vote, a majority of Members of the European Parliament called on EU Member States to introduce transnational lists for the 2024 European elections. Likewise, a majority of MEPs endorsed the Greens/EFA call for lowering the voting age to 16 and to have gender-balanced lists. The European Parliament's proposal gives all voters two vo…
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Press release |

CoFoE – Historic opportunity to ensure the EU fully reflects Europe’s diversity

The EU is about much more than 27 member states. It is a mosaic of peoples and cultures willing to share the present and construct a common, better future. Europe needs to adapt so that it can properly reflect citizens’ legitimate demands for democratic change within member states.
OUR POSITIONS
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Position Paper |

GREENS/EFA Priorities for the Conference on the Future of Europe

Let’s seize the unique opportunity the Conference on the Future of Europe is offering us to work towards a more democratic, more resilient, more socially just, more innovative, more efficient, fairer and greener Europe.
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Position Paper |

Our vision of the Conference on the Future of Europe

After months of negotiations, an agreement was found between the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council to start the Conference on the Future of Europe. We welcome this long-waited outcome and are now putting all our efforts in making the Conference a successful democratic process that delivers change and drives Euro…
OUR EVENTS
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Event |

The Future of Europe: building the change we need

It’s a once-in-a-generation opportunity for us to put forward game-changing policy and actively shape our political future. The Greens/EFA Group are kickstarting the democratic process by organising an event with the voices that matter the most: yours.
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Event |

Conference on the Future of Europe: A moment for change?

Press briefing - Recent spats over foreign policy, rule of law, climate and migration show the urgent need for reform of how the EU operates. But, will the long-awaited Conference deliver change and be a success?

OUR DELEGATES

Daniel Freund
Daniel Freund
Member

Damian Boeselager
Damian Boeselager
Member
Viola Von Cramon-Taubadel
Viola Von Cramon-Taubadel
Member
Gwendoline Delbos-Corfield
Gwendoline Delbos-Corfield
Member
Eleonora Evi
Eleonora Evi
Member
Markéta Gregorová
Markéta Gregorová
Member
Niklas Nienass
Niklas Nienass
Member
Michèle Rivasi
Michèle Rivasi
Member
Jordi Solé
Jordi Solé
EFA President and first Vice President of the Greens/EFA Group
Monika Vana
Monika Vana
Member

OUR STAFF

Helena Argerich i Terradas
Helena Argerich i Terradas
EFA Advisor on Constitutional Affairs and Women's rights and gender equality
Pam Bartlett Quintanilla
Pam Bartlett Quintanilla
Team leader - Outreach and campaigns
Till-Niklas Braun
Till-Niklas Braun
Advisor on Constitutional Affairs
Stevan Petrovic
Stevan Petrovic
Network Officer