19/06/2022: Duesseldorf Sympathy March for the EU Accession of Ukraine

June 19th, 2022|

Europe's development is usually agonisingly slow. But this year is different. On 24 February 2022, Vladimir Putin's Russia invades Ukraine and starts a beastly war against the alleged "brother nation". Four days later, Ukraine applies to join the European Union. And only 120 days later, the European Council actually decides: Ukraine and Moldova are candidates to join the EU! Who would have ever thought that the ever-maligned EU would one day become a lifeboat for European neighbours in need. Some

04/04/2022: “EU, open the doors for Ukraine. Now!”

April 4th, 2022|

"Open the doors for Ukraine!": It was one of the quickest decisions we have ever taken: On 04.04.2022, we launched a campaign in Chernivtsi, Ukraine, for Ukraine's admission to the EU. Its president, Volodymir Selenskyj, had applied for this admission five weeks earlier. This accession request will accelerate the long overdue answer to the most important of all European questions: What will the European Union of the future look like? Our prediction: In a world in which democracies are getting

06/03/2022: “Ukraine deserves to be in the EU!”

March 6th, 2022|

Ukraine deserves to be in the EU! The war against his country was four days old when Ukrainian President Volodymyr Selenskyj submitted his country's application for EU membership. And thus made clear from the start what his compatriots were fighting for: to belong to the European family! "Ukraine into the EU - Defend Europe's Freedom!" was therefore the motto of the rally we organised together with Pulse of Europe and the Young European Federalists on 06 March 2022 on Düsseldorf's

03.03.2022: Georgia Applies for EU Membership

March 3rd, 2022|

Georgia's Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili signed the application for his country to become an EU member on Thursday, 03 March 2022. This makes Georgia - after Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Ukraine - the fifth of once 15 Union republics of the Soviet Union that perished in 1991 to seek EU membership. The Prime Minister said: Application for EU Membership is yet another milestone on the path of European integration of Georgia - it is a stage, which turns a new

28/02/2022: Ukraine Applies for EU Membership

February 28th, 2022|

President Volodymyr Oleksandrovych Selensky, who became a hero of Ukraine during the brutal Russian invasion, officially applied for his country's admission to the European Union on 28 February 2022, 17 years after the "Orange Revolution" and 8 years after the "Euromaidan". Article 49 of the EU Treaty allows such an application for membership to any European state that respects the fundamental values of the Union and is committed to promoting them. We are aware of the many problems that

Ostracise the Russian Invaders!

February 24th, 2022|

Statement by the Committee of We are Europe! e.V. on the occasion of today's invasion of Ukraine by troops of the Russian Federation This morning, Russian Federation troops launched a widespread military attack on Ukraine. This followed Russia's recognition of the so-called "People's Republics" of Donetsk and Luhansk. After the annexation of Crimea in 2014, this is the second time in eight years that Russia has violated Ukraine's territorial sovereignty. Russia's justification for the invasion, that Ukraine lacks its

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