Why is it that the European elections do not generate the same interest as national elections and how can this problem be addressed? Europa United contributor Yannis Karamitsios proposes some solutions. The interest for the European Parliament (EP) elections is traditionally lower that the one for the national […]
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.
In a short piece, Yannis Karamitsios discusses just how important and difficult a job it will be encouraging voters to have the same amount of enthusiasm for turning out in May for the European elections as they do for national elections. This list shows the sates turnout at […]
We should we be thinking of the scientific world as part of a greater European identity and recognising that it is time for science to stand with the politics, social society and culture. When we campaign about “Europe” or “European values”, we first need to specify the content […]
Europa United’s Yannis Karamitsios has tackled many of the everyday issues that a future Europe must face and in this piece, Yannis looks at employment and provides solutions on how we can deal with it’s changing narrative in relation to citizens. European action for the winners and losers of […]
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 […]
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 […]