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An overview of the challenges which emerged in 2014 and Europe's response in 2015.
Athens is now a battleground of nationalism versus more liberal ideas, however it was once the root of Stoicism and cosmopolitanism.
The European Youth Event generated some good recommendations for the European Union, but will they be taken into account?
Slovakia reached a record-breaking low election turnout– only 13% of all registered voters turned up - the lowest attendance in all of the EU.
Greek far-right politicians don't want to accept their loss at the recent elections
Europe is not only moving Right, it is moving right, left and centre.
The high rate of abstention is a warning signal of Portuguese people's disinterest for the European Union.
"The current political scene in Austria allows a wider room for debating European issues."
In Slovakia the European Parliament election on May 24th was widely regarded as a farce
“The real solutions for independence are not connected with a change of the suppliers, but with the production of more renewable energy.”
"I am a European federalist, because I believe Europe needs more democracy – and not because it needs more powers."
“The resolution for the human rights of the third gender is absolutely an unacceptable targeting of humanity against nature.”
"If you don't vote, you give more voice to extremists. To those which are moved by the wish to destroy the present and not to build a better future."
“Most of the major parties are just excepting the negative stories about the EU. We want to challenge that.”
"It is vital for our police and judges to cooperate with their counterparts across Europe in order to fight cross-border crime."
Nationalist parties are emerging across Europe and in the UK particularly, the debate has become one of whether we should continue to remain in the EU
"Being able to contribute to the EU, a project that has brought great stability to Europe, is very gratifying."
The EPP has made a European veteran their top candidate. It is questionable though if the much needed change in the EU can be achieved with Juncker.
The European Elections are a key event, and Social Media is playing a great role.
See the debate on “How will the new European Parliament make a difference?”
The future of Europe is in our hands
Controversy of Strasbourg to remain a seat of European Parliament
What is the future of Europe after the coming elections?
Y Vote 2014 organizes youth conventions, bus tours, training events & local activities throughout Europe to raise awareness of the European elections.
During the last European Parliament elections, I wanted to exercise my democratic right and vote. But at the last minute, I found out that I could not