Citizen organisations that put forward initiatives in the general European interest must be tied closely to decisions on Europe’s future. Though often fervent, their proposals do not have a high enough profile. Citizensforeurope.eu carefully lists, highlights and circulates these initiatives, specifically in the media and among European decision-makers.
These key sectors for Europe’s future must be reinforced and better coordinated at the European level. Research policy is without a doubt influenced by lobbies for multinational companies, and (...) Read more
Economic effectiveness is not a synonym for financial profit, and everyone agrees today that the free market should be subject to some limitations. Be that as it may, economic prosperity is not (...) Read more
Good governance for the European Union is one of the conditions for a successful federal Europe. The individual member states have passed on more of their traditional powers to the European (...) Read more
Certain initiatives do not easily fit into one or even several types of initiatives. By virtue of their broad nature or forming a cohesive whole, breaking them up into smaller initiatives only (...) Read more
Sustainable development is now a European priority, but it is actually the economy, in its most free-market form, that remains the main priority. To establish truly sustainable development, all (...) Read more
Europe’s credibility on the international stage must be restored. To achieve this, the Union needs to put into practice the ethical values it promotes. It also needs to establish balanced, (...) Read more