The Jeunes Européens is a student association at the heart of Sciences Po which over the past few months has focused its efforts on increasing interest in questions about Europe and encouraging students to vote. Of course they love Europe, but they do not hesitate to broach areas for reform. Interview with Maria Popcyzk, the President of the Jeunes Européens Sciences Po.More
The fall of the Berlusconi government in 2011 was a game-changer in Italian politics. The prominent role taken by the EU in the succession of the events was unprecedented and contributed to catalyse the attention of the public on the European level. The magnitude of the change was clearly visible in the 2013 elections, which had a novel “Europeanised” character.More
Editorial by Christian Lequesne, researcher at the CERI Sciences Po.
Continual Low Turn-Out Expected Despite Change in Political Landscape
The campaign for the European elections has difficulty getting started in France. The situation is similar in all EU member states. In the United Kingdom, voters supporting Brexit have difficulty admitting that they have to go to the polls, whereas the decision to leave the European Union was adopted by referendum three years ago.More
“The EU needs a Social Union. It would serve as an effective container of already existing institutions, as a trampoline for further social integration. Voters would support this idea. And piecing it together would not be too demanding in institutional and practical terms.” Maurizio Ferrera, professor of political science at the University of Milan and visiting professor at the Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Evaluation of Public Policies at Sciences Po, analyses crucial issues related to the European Social Union. Interview.More