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![…]

FC Report: Rome 2017

Escaping Brexit Britain for a few days, our representatives at the JEF Federal Committee in Rome made sure to make the most of their time, brandishing flags, voting for change and chatting with our continental friends. With all national JEF sections represented, the latest bi-annual statutory meeting took place in Italy’s historic capital, organised by Read more about FC Report: Rome 2017[…]

Civic Tech Seminar, Edinburgh

YEM UK was pleased to join our friends JEF Europe to host the first seminar of 2017, “Discovering Civic Tech” in Edinburgh! The 5-day event saw participants from all over Europe join local YEMers to discuss the pros and cons, challenges and future of technology and democracy in Europe. As part of a series of Read more about Civic Tech Seminar, Edinburgh[…]

Musings on Brexit by Liam Mcdonald

By Liam McDonald   On the 24th June I wrote to my branches in Scotland to express my devastation and my pain as well as my personal gratitude for their hard work throughout the campaign. This was certainly not a situation I had anticipated on the night of the count. As we now wander through Read more about Musings on Brexit by Liam Mcdonald[…]

Statement on the “Leave” Vote of the EU Referendum: Still European

Young European Movement UK Press Release – Leave Result of the EU Membership Referendum 24th June 2016 Following the announcement this morning that the United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union, the Young European Movement UK wishes to make the following statement on behalf of our organisation and its members. Being an active, Read more about Statement on the “Leave” Vote of the EU Referendum: Still European[…]

YEM UK’s Statement on the Paris Attacks

The Young European Movement of the United Kingdom stands with the rest of the world when we say that the news of the terrorist attacks on innocent civilians in France on Friday has shocked and appalled us. We offer our most sincere condolences to the families and friends of the victims and we pay our Read more about YEM UK’s Statement on the Paris Attacks[…]

May Activity Report: YEM Warwick

This month we had a talk from Sir Richard Lambert who is our university’s Chancellor and formerly both the Editor of the Financial Times and Director General of the Confederation of British Industry. A slightly disappointing turnout, only to be expected during exam-season, meant we had a more intimate Q&A session as a result. Sir Read more about May Activity Report: YEM Warwick[…]