We have argued in previous texts in favour of the creation of a Federal European Republic (FER) that would replace the EU and its member states as a new sovereign state. We presented our thinking from the perspective of better promotion of human rights, economy or a common […]
Yannis Karamitsios is a lawyer. He was botn in 1970 in Thessaloniki, Greece. Since 2006 he lives in Brussels and works as legal officer in the European Commission. He is a convinced federalist and he dedicates big part of his public action to the promotion of European and international federalism.
Civic education rests on the idea that citizens should comprehend the critical political choices of their society and actively shape them in a rational manner. Many objectives of the European Union and its national authorities would be only achieved on paper if its people do not share them in […]
The European Union can be proud of having the highest degree of human rights protection in the world. The promotion and protection of human rights is one of the guiding principles and objectives of EU policy, according to Article 2 of its treaty and the adoption in 2009 of […]
How should we see the immense diversity of identities with respect to the objective of a united Europe – as an obstacle or a driving force? Europe is perhaps unique in the world regarding its relatively small geographical space and its large diversity of cultures. In 2018 the […]
Over the last ten years, EU investment in youth initiatives has been substantial but has the end result been the rise in populism while middle income earners and older generations feel neglected and left out of the union? This was a discussion between a number of Europa United’s team and […]
Nelson Mandela, perhaps the most famous long-term prisoner in history, stated: “It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones.” It is difficult […]
Europa United’s Yannis Krarmitsios takes an in-depth look at the challenges for European agriculture and food security in the 21st century and how to address them through the adoption of new agricultural technologies. The challenges of our century for European agriculture and food security. European agri-food production represents […]