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...


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...


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....


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...


Press Release: Auf Wiedersehen but not Goodbye!

Jan 31 2020 / News Press Release

Brussels/London, January 31, 2020. “It feels unreal for many of us to say it but today is the last day of the United Kingdom (UK) being a member of the EU, at least for now,” says Leonie MARTIN,...


Press Release: Conference on the Future of Europe: An historic opportunity towards a Federal Europe

Jan 16 2020 / News Press Release

“We are pleased to see the European Parliament take the lead in setting the agenda for the Conference on the Future of Europe, finally opening the door for long-needed Treaty changes with yesterday 's...


Press Release: JEF on current global situation - “The last drop in an explosive cocktail: we need military de-escalation and a common European foreign policy now”

Jan 08 2020 / News Press Release

Young European Federalists: “The last drop in an explosive cocktail: we need military de-escalation and a common European foreign policy now” Brussels/Europe. January 8, 2020.