60 Ideas for Europe

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Unity and Democracy

Whereas markets still are global and the politics are national, the politics will go on being that “dummy” for the economic interests of the lobbies. The utopian politics considering citizens as owners of their own lives, hasn’t achieve its goal yet. That is the main reason for the citizens to move further away from politics.… » read more

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We need more rapid and efficient procedures to suspend the rights of Member States in the case that they violate fundamental rights and values . Art. 7 TEU (Lisbon) proposes measures which take too long to put into practice and are excessively lenient. We also need to contemplate the possibility of definitive expulsion of a… » read more

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Les droits fondamentaux constituent, selon le Traité de l’UE, la pierre angulaire de l’Union. L’AFEM propose que sa devise ci-dessus soit adoptée, en vue de la ratification du Traité de Lisbonne et des élections européennes. Qu’il soit demandé aux candidat(e)s au Parlement européen et à toutes les institutions européennes de s’engager à promouvoir effectivement les… » read more

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I can remember that in the discussions we had at “Tomorrow´s Europe” or at “Future of Europe”, it was mentioned rather often, that Europe has to speak with one voice. Participants in the discussion groups claimed that Europe should speak with one voice for instance regarding foreign policy. In my opinion the situation in Tibet… » read more

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Free Tibet

Tibet is officially claimed by the Republic of China.In the Tibetan sovereignty debate, the government of the People’s Republic of China and the Government of Tibet in Exile disagree over when Tibet became a part of China, and whether this incorporation into China is legitimate according to international law. Geographically, UNESCO and Encyclopædia Britannica consider… » read more

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The European Fundamental Rights Agency should ensure that the EU takes a human rights approach across all its policies in order to better meet the EU’s commitments to human rights. This body would systematically monitor EU legislation and policies – externally and internally – for conformity with human rights standards, and receive complaints when European… » read more

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The EU institutions have to act to protect human rights equally for citizens and residents of the EU. As a goal to be reached in the near future, all people residing within the borders of the EU should acquire the same rights.

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