Tag Archives: European Parliament

The European Elections Turnout: Achievement or Failure?

Diana Ondža examines the voter turnout in the recent European elections in comparison to previous years.

Defend European Democracy – Write to your MEP

Write this letter to your MEP, asking them to make sure the new powers of the European Parliament under the Lisbon Treaty are honoured.

Election 2014: Analysing the Results

The EPP remains the largest party, but Eurosceptics are in the ascendancy  – Welmoed Roeten gives an overview of the Parliamentary election results.

Ten Reasons to Vote in the European Elections

As the polls open for the 2014 European Parliament elections, the PDU gives ten reasons why should bother voting.

The Final Candidate Debate

The last round of debate between the EP party candidates for the post of European Commission president was held at the end of last week in Brussels.  By Veronika Czina


Liberalism is one of the most prominent political ideas of the past centuries. A profile of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Party by Liam Fitzgerald


The Greens/EFA are one of the most pro-EU groups in the European Parliament today, yet current polls suggest they may not fare well in the coming election. By Roisin Berghaus

Confederal Group of the European United Left / Nordic Green Left

GUE/NGL, the second smallest party in the European Parliament, uses confederalism as the basic principle for its functioning.  By Veronika Czina

Martin Schulz as Head of the S&D

Benjamin Zeeb profiles the second of two major contenders for the first Parliament-endorsed Presidency of the European Commission.

EFD (Europe of Freedom and Democracy)

EFD, a right-wing Eurosceptic party is gaining ground, but has few clear policies aside from Euroscepticism. By Roisin Berghaus