Newsletter-June: petitions, events across Europe, open letter on Grexit

In this newsletter:

1) Launching of the Petition
2) Europe Day – The EFP celebrated 9th May across Europe!
3) Open Letter by EFP President and Vice-president to Merkel and Tsipras
4) Recent Events
5) Next Events

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1) Launching of the Petition

The European borders are our common borders! Support our
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2) Europe Day – The EFP celebrated 9 May across Europe!
(Brussels, Milan, Paris, Lyon, Bretagne, Marseille, and many more!)

3) Open Letter by EFP President Pietro De Matteis and Vice-president Georgios Kostakos to Merkel and Tsipras

Angela and Alexis, stop playing with our future!” (Open letter in 8 languages)

4) Recent Events Across Europe
  • 27/04/2015 – Brussels. Monthly Drink and Talk organised by EFP Belgium at Scot’s Bar Celebrating 20 years of Schengen and discussing the role of European Regions. With Prof. Christof Roos from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Dr. Gianluca Spinaci, Head of Cabinet of the Secretary General of the Committee of Regions on the topic of regionalism and the role of regions in the integration process.

  • 18/05/2015 – Athens: Meeting with MEPs ​Eva Kaili and Gianni Pittella in Greece. The President of EFP Greece, Dr. Harry Stamelos, saluted the Convention conveying to the public essential information regarding the EU Federation colliding with the S&P political ideology.
  • 26/05/2015 – Marseille: Conference. Held at the Comité Européen, the conferece focused on the theme “Chemins escarpés de l’Europe: les propositions fédéralistes” (the difficult European paths: the federalist proposals).

5) Next Events

  • 12/06/2015 – University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK. EFP President Pietro De Matteis will be the main speaker at the conference “United States of Europe: dream or reality?”. Alison Richard Building (ARB), 7 West Road, 1st floor, Room 138, CB3 9DT.  All interested persons are welcome to join (please send an email with your name and occupation to: More information can be found here.
  • 13/06/2015 – Lyon, France. Conference “Convergences fédérales”. Speakers include 3 EFP Members: Alice Stradi, Alain Malegarie, and Michel Caillouët. More info is available here.
  • 26/09/2015 – Brussels, Belgium. EFP/Stand Up are co-organising: “Les assises du fédéralisme” (“The Federalist Debates”). More information and the programme of the event will follow in the coming months.