This spring, European citizens will elect a new European Parliament. They will have an opportunity to voice their concerns and carefully evaluate candidates and their programmes and finally make a choice that will shape the future of Europe.

The European Union, a unique shared project underpinned by peaceful cooperation, is under threat by forces who wish to destroy what we have achieved together.

This is in contrast with recent surveys indicating a growing favorable opinion towards the EU. For the first time, 48% of European citizens believe that ”their voice counts in the EU”. Despite differences among Member States,this represents an overall 10% point increase over the last ten years.

For the upcoming #EUElections2019 we will build on this momentum and address two main challenges: