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SOTEU: On fighting fires instead of preventing them
Volt Newsletter - July and August 2022
Foreigners' right to vote: why not universal suffrage?
Europe is burning
Purchase power: Doubling down on fossil fuels?
Opinion : a trailer for the next five years?
Bulletin juin 2022
Volt France calls on parties to form a coalition to address ecological, social and European challenges
Open letter on the accession of Romania and Bulgaria to the Schengen area
Résultats exceptionnels pour la première participation de Volt aux législatives en France
Volt se présente dans 17 circonscriptions, en France et l’étranger pour les législatives 2022
A pro-European France, between social rights, environment and economy, is possible
Newsletter April 2022
Presidential elections 2022: On the road to the legislative elections
Volt calls to vote against the extreme right and for Emmanuel Macron in the 2nd tour of the presidential elections
Volt does not endorse any specific presidential candidate
Newsletter March 2022
Portuguese living in France: last days to vote!
Newsletter February 2022
Europe must support the Ukraine
For a coordinated response on the border of Ukraine
Newsletter January 2022
Leading or playing the game? Macron's plans for the French EU Council presidency
Volt France presents its wishes to the press
Volt commits to the prevention of femicides
White Paper: The European Momentum
Opinion : For a European social model for disabled workers
Volt enters the Bulgarian Parliament
Volt is committed to sexual minority equality and LGBTQIA+ rights
Volt Elects New Leadership and Sets Strategy to Win 25 Seats in 2024 European Election
Opinion: Giving young people a voice!
Opinion : Systematic integration of climate crisis policies into foreign and development policies
AUKUS - House of cards of foreign relations ?
SOTEU 2021: Europe still under construction
Opinion: EU against Nations
Volt France elects european co-presidency
Michel Barnier, a convinced European?
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Press Release : Volt enters the Bulgarian Parliament
Volt Europa entered the Bulgarian Parliament in the last parliamentary elections as part of an anti-corruption electoral coalition. Read more...
Position: Volt is committed to sexual minority equality and LGBTQIA+ rights
Volt applauds the passage of legislation ending gender and sexuality conversion therapy and advocates for the advancement of LGBTQIA+ rights. Read more ...
Feature: Sauvons l'Europe - What is Volt?
Portrait of Volt Europa presented by Sauvons L'Europe. Read more: a look behind the scenes of a pan-European movement. Read more...
Press Release: Volt Europa Elects New Leadership
Italian Francesca Romana D’Antuono elected Volt Europa’s female co-President alongside Dutch incumbent Reinier van Lanschot. Cypriot party Neo Kyma announces to join Volt, as does Portuguese MEP Francisco Guerreiro. Read more...
On 15 September, the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia announced the creation of Aukus to strengthen their cooperation in the Indo-Pacific. Read more...
Position: SOTEU - Europe still under construction
The President of the European Commission yesterday gave her second State of the European Union adress - a speech with mostly symbolic value. Read more ...
Press Release: Volt France elects european co-presidency
Volt France members have elected two new European co-presidents that now will prepare the national programme and participation in the upcoming legislative elections. Read more...
Position: Michel Barnier, a convinced European?
Volt France deplores the fact that Mr Barnier is turning his back on the European values he has always defended. Read more ...
Press Release: Volt France Summer School 2021 - Agenda
The Summer School will take place on the 11th and 12th September in Strasbourg. Volt France campaign one day with the regional chapter of Volt Germany. Read more...
Press Release: Volt France Summer School 2021 - Board elections
The Summer School will take place on the 11th and 12th September in Strasbourg. Volt France will elect a new board and decide on the strategy for the legislative elections. Read more...
Press Release: Volt France Summer School 2021
The Summer School will take place on the 11th and 12th September in Strasbourg. The General Assembly will take place on Saturday 11 September. Read more...
Opinion: The single ballot - Discussion with Delphine Batho
Constructive debate with Delphine Batho on feminism in politics and the democratic reforms needed in France to bring the political offer closer to citizens. Read more...
Press Release: Indictment of Eric Dupont-Moretti
Volt France unreservedly condemns the questioning of the impartiality of the judiciary in the context of the investigation of Minister Éric Dupond-Moretti. We reiterate our commitment to the independence of the judiciary and the prevention of conflicts of interest which are essential values for democracy. Read more...
The Future of Europe Conference website automatically translates the content into all European languages. However, the translations are incomprehensible. Read more...
Press Release: Volt committed to regional languages
After the partial censure of the Molac law, Volt France calls on the government to act to ensure the protection of immersion teaching and the authorisation of diacritical signs for regional languages. Read more...
Press Release: EuropeCares becomes an Independent Humanitarian Organisation
The EuropeCares Organisation will focus on raising humanitarian aid and awareness of societal issues. Volt is committed to a future of greater social innovation and effective policy change. Read more…
Press Release : Volt France in the regional and departemental elections
The pan-European Volt movement marks a major step in its national establishment and participates in departmental and regional elections in many French territories.
Opinion: Equality for LGBTQIA+
While the phenomenon of "conversion therapies" imported from the United States is growing in France and Europe, it is still not prohibited by French law. A bill was tabled on the subject in 2020 but has not yet been put on the agenda. Read more…
Opinion: Autism - United in (neuro)diversity
In this month of autism acceptance, Volt France wishes to show its support for people with autism in these difficult times when successive waves of confinement and deconfinement are altering essential reference points. Read more…
Opinion: New mosque in Strasbourg
The construction of the future largest mosque in Europe, in Strasbourg, is causing controversy. While the mayor of Strasbourg and the city council have decided to allocate 2.5 million euros to finance the work, the Minister of the Interior has made his opposition known. Beyond the controversy, here is our position. Read more…
Opinion: Climate Law - Citizen participation is for naming bridges
The leftovers of the Citizens' Climate Convention will be discussed in the National Assembly in the coming days. It is an exercise to disguise our efforts against climate change, just as citizen participation initiatives seem to be potemkin conventions. Read more…
Opinion: Advance voting
The recently introduced early voting in the Senate may be a useful tool in the context of a broader electoral reform. Read more…
Release: Global insecurity
As Minister Gérald Darmanin calls for the blurring of police officers' faces in photos and videos, Volt France simply cannot support the "global security law". Read more…
Analysis: The reintroduction of neonicotinoids
On 6 October, the French National Assembly voted to pass a law to reintroduce neonicotinoids on the grounds that there was no alternative to protect the French sugar industry from an outbreak of M.Persicae insects threatening the beet crop. Our analysis…
Release: Back to Business
Tax cuts for innovation? Money for planes and cars for ecology? Skills that create jobs? Volt France's thoughts on the recovery plan. Read more...
Opinion: Recovery Plan adopted by the European Council
After a few days of negotiations, the heads of state and government of the European Union have adopted a 750 billion euro recovery plan to tackle the Covid 19 crisis, including 390 billion euros in grants and 360 billion euros in joint borrowing. Read more…
Activites: Volt cooperates with "Voters without Borders"
"Voters without Borders" is an initiative launched by a group of students for universal suffrage, i.e. universal suffrage for EU citizens in their country of residence in Europe. Read more…
Opinion: Police Violence and Racism in the United States
On 25 May, George Floyd, an African-American man, was the victim of a police blunder in Minneapolis after he was suspected of using a fake banknote. His death shortly after his arrest by the police triggered a wave of protests - also here in France
Analysis: Avenir Europe - The economy post Covid
The Covid-19 pandemic raises a number of crucial questions, including the capacity of our systems to respond to existential events. Volt France has used this period of containment to develop a series of proposals. Read more…
Release: To the Municipals!
After the election of the new French board in September and the new European office a few weeks ago, local teams across Europe are preparing for the municipal and regional elections. In France too, where the French Volt team wants to run in Paris, Lille and Le Chesnay in the 2020 municipal elections. Read more…
Release: Volt in the European Parliament
Volt officially enters the European Parliament with 248,824 votes (0.7%) in Germany! A big congratulations to Volt Deutschland and all the national teams who participated in the #EuropeanElection and to every single Volter voting across the EU who made this possible. This historic moment is only the beginning of Volt Europa. Read more…
Opinion: It's your Europe, time to take a stand
A year ago, we would not have even dreamed of this. We were workers, students, pensioners and family members, but hardly any of us were politicians. And yet here we are: taking part in the European elections to defend principles we took for granted, and being ready to build a Europe that works for all of us. Read more…