Notes on the French and British Elections

The result of the first round of the French Presidential election has provoked mixed feelings in YEM UK, but also a common sense of purpose, which relates both to France’s second round, and to the UK’s own General Election on June 8th. Firstly, we should say that we count in our membership a good many Read more about Notes on the French and British Elections[…]

Statement on the Snap General Election Announcement

YEM UK Press Release – June 8th Snap Election: Today we learned in a announcement from Theresa May that the UK will undergo a snap General Election on Thursday 8th June 2017. First of all, we should highlight that like many we were taken by surprise by the announcement. The more so because the Prime Read more about Statement on the Snap General Election Announcement[…]

YEM London’s trip to Paris – Brexit won’t stop us!

Following last year’s successful trip where the Young European Federalists, Paris Branch, came to London, The Young European Movement, London Branch, made the return journey to Paris. The trip lasted for three days and it was an excellent opportunity to discuss the future of the EU, see friends and ensure that even after Brexit, young Read more about YEM London’s trip to Paris – Brexit won’t stop us![…]

Fighting for Academic Freedom

By Chris Powers, UK President Fighting for academic freedom as part of a truly ‘European’ network Many of you will have no doubt seen and heard about the passing of a bill in Hungary that has the effect of restricting its best higher education institution, the Central European University, from operating. Some of you will Read more about Fighting for Academic Freedom[…]

YEM UK – JEF Spain joint statement on the dispute over Gibraltar

The Jóvenes Europeístas Federalistas España (JEF Spain) and the Young European Movement UK (YEM UK) wish to express together our shared concern and condemnation of the recent increase in hostility around the dispute between the two countries over Gibraltar. Once again, the aftermath of the Brexit vote leads to tensions within Europe. However, few would Read more about YEM UK – JEF Spain joint statement on the dispute over Gibraltar[…]

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