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European Federalist Party

 

European Federalist Party

European Federalist Party
Secretary-General Marco Marazzi
Barry O Donoghui
Co-presidents Yves Gernigon
Pietro De Matteis
Vice-president Hélène Feo
Founded 6 November 2011
Merger of Europe United Party
French Federalist Party
Ideology European federalism
European integration
Democratization
Social liberalism
Colors Yellow and blue
Website
http://federalistparty.eu

The European Federalist Party is a pro-European, pan-European and federalist political party which advocates further integration of the European Union through the establishment of a democratic and federal Europe.[1]

The party was launched in Paris on 6 November 2011 as a merger of Europe United and the French Federalist Party.[2] Its aim is to gather all Europeans to promote European federalism and to participate in all elections all over Europe. Its first electoral contest was the European Parliament election, 2014, in which it failed to secure a seat.[3]

Representation at national and local levels

The EFP claims to be the first truly transnational party in Europe, with sections in 16 countries and electoral candidates across the continent.[4] Its transnational credentials are rooted in its operation as a single party, rather than an alliance of national European parties.[5] The EFP has national and regional sections in:

The EFP also has representatives in other EU countries, as well as in  Iceland,  Norway,  China, and the  United States.

References

  1. ^ "About Us". European Federalist Party. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "History". European Federalist Party. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 
  3. ^ Fidler, Stephen (29 May 2014). "Election Over, Europe Launches a Turf War". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "Europe’s First Transnational List has been Presented by the European Federalist Party". 7 May 2014. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "In defense of real European parties". The New Federalist. 26 December 2012. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 
  6. ^ "The European Federalist Party". Livinian Europa. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 
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