Press

You can download our Presskit on the following link

Volt France - Dossier de Presse - Cover

Publications

Volt Press Banner

Press Release : Volt enters the Bulgarian Parliament

2021-11-14

Volt Europa entered the Bulgarian Parliament in the last parliamentary elections as part of an anti-corruption electoral coalition. Read more...

Volt Press Banner

Position: Volt is committed to sexual minority equality and LGBTQIA+ rights

2021-10-29

Volt applauds the passage of legislation ending gender and sexuality conversion therapy and advocates for the advancement of LGBTQIA+ rights. Read more ...

Volt Press Banner

Feature: Sauvons l'Europe - What is Volt?

2021-10-24

Portrait of Volt Europa presented by Sauvons L'Europe. Read more: a look behind the scenes of a pan-European movement. Read more...

Volt Press Banner

Press Release: Volt Europa Elects New Leadership

2021-10-18

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...

Volt Press Banner
2021-09-18

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...

Volt Press Banner

Position: SOTEU - Europe still under construction

2021-09-16

The President of the European Commission yesterday gave her second State of the European Union adress - a speech with mostly symbolic value. Read more ...

Volt Press Banner

Press Release: Volt France elects european co-presidency

2021-09-13

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...

Volt Press Banner

Position: Michel Barnier, a convinced European?

2021-09-10

Volt France deplores the fact that Mr Barnier is turning his back on the European values he has always defended. Read more ...

Volt Press Banner

Press Release: Volt France Summer School 2021 - Agenda

2021-09-06

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...

Volt Press Banner

Press Release: Volt France Summer School 2021 - Board elections

2021-08-23

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...

Volt Press Banner

Press Release: Volt France Summer School 2021

2021-08-03

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...

Volt Press Banner

Opinion: The single ballot - Discussion with Delphine Batho

2021-08-01

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...

Volt Press Banner

Press Release: Indictment of Eric Dupont-Moretti

2021-07-16

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...

Logo Volt
2021-06-08

The Future of Europe Conference website automatically translates the content into all European languages. However, the translations are incomprehensible. Read more...

Volt Press Banner

Press Release: Volt committed to regional languages

2021-05-29

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...

Volt Press Banner

Press Release: EuropeCares becomes an Independent Humanitarian Organisation

2021-05-29

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…

Volt Press Banner

Press Release : Volt France in the regional and departemental elections

2021-05-21

The pan-European Volt movement marks a major step in its national establishment and participates in departmental and regional elections in many French territories.

Volt Press Banner

Opinion: Equality for LGBTQIA+

2021-05-03

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…

Volt Press Banner

Opinion: Autism - United in (neuro)diversity

2021-04-02

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…

Volt Press Banner

Opinion: New mosque in Strasbourg

2021-03-28

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…

Volt Press Banner

Opinion: Climate Law - Citizen participation is for naming bridges

2021-03-27

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…

Volt Press Banner

Opinion: Advance voting

2021-02-21

The recently introduced early voting in the Senate may be a useful tool in the context of a broader electoral reform. Read more…

News archive (2020-2019)

Volt Press Banner

Release: Global insecurity

2020-11-28

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…

Volt Press Banner

Analysis: The reintroduction of neonicotinoids

2020-10-13

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…

Volt Press Banner

Release: Back to Business

2020-09-10

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...

Volt Press Banner

Opinion: Recovery Plan adopted by the European Council

2020-07-22

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…

Volt Press Banner

Activites: Volt cooperates with "Voters without Borders"

2020-07-20

"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…

Logo Volt

Opinion: Police Violence and Racism in the United States

2020-06-15

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

Logo Volt

Analysis: Avenir Europe - The economy post Covid

2020-05-24

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…

Volt Press Banner

Release: To the Municipals!

2019-10-01

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…

Volt Press Banner

Release: Volt in the European Parliament

2019-05-28

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…

Volt Press Banner

Opinion: It's your Europe, time to take a stand

2019-05-01

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…