60 Ideas for Europe

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There are many public policies that go counter other public policies, especially as concerns the environment, but also in other fields. Therefore I propose to create an institution that will investigate conflicting goals of different EU institutions. It will get the relevant actors together and have them work together to find a solution.

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1 million voices petition

It is debated for years of the possibility to include a ‘one million voice’ democratic leverage in a Community Treaty. It means that a petition signed by one million people have to be treated as a direct expression coming from Civil Society. With currently 450 millions inhabitants sharing different views, we can imagine to put… » read more

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One President of the EU

Henry Kissinger famously asked “Who do I call if I want to call Europe?” This is the idea about how to answer that question. With the Treaty of Lisbon to be ratified by 2009 it would be possible for there to be one person to call – the same person as President of the Commission… » read more

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Before doing any new stuff, how about completing some of the old things like making MEPs properly accountable to people who have no idea that they exist. Perhaps someone could spend some time auditing and signing off the last 10 years of accounts? Alternate areas to be considered include MEPs expenses, the number of regional… » read more

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The idea of a united Europe began in the early part of the 20th century, it was not initially conceived until the nineteen fifties. Sadly, this was an answer to problems that existed well over fifty years ago, the idea of a united Europe is old, out dated and way past its time. The best… » read more

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Economic Government

Trans national and world wide threats for the European Union, low growth rates falling stock prices and inflationary trends makes it more and more necessary to develop a strategy for the creation of a European economic government. The European economic governance has to be based on the principle of solidarity between the different economic zones.… » read more

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