Press release by JEF Europe and JEF Germany: German challenge to EU law primacy highlights the need for Treaty change for an effective EU response to the economic crisis

May 06 2020 / JEF-Europe News Press Release

Brussels, May 6, 2020   On the 5th of May, the German Constitutional Court (GCC, in German: Bundesverfassungsgericht, BVerfG) handed down its highly anticipated judgement on the legality of the...


Press release: European leaders must choose Europe, without reservations

Apr 29 2020 / News Press Release

Brussels, Europe / 29 April, 2020  "Not one, not two, not three but four meetings of endless negotiations have been needed for the European Council (EUCO) to agree on a starting point for a...


[Call for podcast developers] Europe@School: New Directions

Apr 15 2020 / News

 What if we could make the European Union accessible for everyone? The Europe@School programme aims to raise awareness of what the EU does and promote a European identity among young people. This...


Press release: JEF Europe makes history with its first online statutory meeting

Apr 08 2020 / JEF-Europe News Press Release

Brussels/Europe, 8 April 2020   “We show this organisation, this community has a heart, beating louder than ever. We show we will not shy away, we will work for a democratic, federal Europe - come...


Press release: We need to act now to safeguard democracy and the rule of law in Europe

Apr 01 2020 / JEF-Europe News Press Release

Brussels, 1 April 2020   Only two weeks after our Democracy under Pressure campaign, it has come to this: Monday, March 30 will be marked in history as a tragic day for Hungarian democracy. It is...


[Call for participants] JEF Europe Federal Committee Spring Meeting 2020 | April 4th - 5th | Online 

Mar 20 2020 / JEF-Europe News

Due to the prevailing COVID-19 measures, instead of organising our Federal Committee Spring Meeting 2020 in Hamburg on April 3rd to 5th, as initially planned, JEF Europe will organise the FC Spring...


Press release: JEF Europe criticises the lack of European migration and asylum policy

Mar 17 2020 / JEF-Europe News Press Release

Brussels, 17 March 2020   “The Young European Federalists are extremely concerned and horrified by the (in)action at the EU's external border in Greece. In light of the pandemic outbreak of COVID-19...


Press release: March 16-22 “Democracy Under Pressure¨ 2020 campaign – JEFers across Europe take action for democracy and rule of law

Mar 16 2020 / JEF-Europe News Press Release

Brussels, 16 March 2020   For 14 consecutive years, the Young European Federalists (JEF Europe) are launching their  “Democracy under pressure” campaign that will run between the 16- 22 March, 2020....


[Call for a graphic designer] Y-FED: Europe is what we make of it

Feb 24 2020 / JEF-Europe News

Young European Federalists (JEF Europe) is a supranational, politically pluralist youth NGO with about 13,000 members in 31 countries. The goal of JEF is the creation of a democratic European...


Press release: “EU budget negotiations: rather than net-zero emissions, it’s net-zero commitments”

Feb 20 2020 / News Press Release

Brussels, 20 February 2020 “This has been going on for years now. After every European Council summit we get a parade of national leaders maintaining that the EU is leading the global fight against...