People in Connacht and Ulster highlight accessible health care and impacts of Brexit on people in Ulster and as key issues as part of discussion on the Future of Europe

People across Connacht and Ulster highlight key issues for the future of Ireland in the EU as part of online Conference on the Future of Europe meeting For immediate release 28 July 2021:  People across Connacht and Ulster met online on Thursday, 24 June to discuss issues of importance to them as part of the…

Bulgarian General Election, July 2021

While anti-establishment parties gained ground in Bulgaria’s second general election this year on Sunday, 11 July 2021, no clear winner has emerged. Following the election in April, no party was able to form a government, resulting in a snap election in which a fragmented parliament was returned by the Bulgarian people.     Political Background of Bulgaria  Bulgaria is a unicameral parliamentary, representative democratic republic, with a National Assembly of 240 members elected…

People in Munster highlight CAP reform supports, protections for LGBTQI+ people and religion as key issues for Ireland as part of the Conference on the Future of Europe

People across Munster highlight key issues for the future of Ireland in the EU as part of online Conference on the Future of Europe panel discussion 30 June 2021:  People in Munster met online on Thursday, 24 June 2021 to discuss issues of importance to them as part of the Conference on the Future of Europe, a Europe-wide initiative to involve people in Ireland and across Europe in a…

People in Leinster call for people-centred approach to EU policies and EU-wide support on climate change and the future of work

People across Leinster highlight key issues for the future of Ireland in the EU as part of online Conference on the Future of Europe panel discussion For immediate release Dublin, 24 June 2021:  As part of the Conference on the Future of Europe, a Europe-wide initiative to involve people in Ireland and across Europe in…

Event hosted by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and EM Ireland highlights importance of multilateralism following G7 Summit discussions on Brexit, Covid-19 and other challenges to international co-operation

For immediate release Dublin, 16 June 2021: Following G7 Summit discussions on Brexit, Covid-19 and other challenges to international co-operation, EM Ireland and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung today held an online discussion highlighting the importance of multilateralism titled, ‘A Multilateral Future: Ireland, the European Union and the United Nations’. Speaking at the event, HE, Ambassador Geraldine Byrne…

Noelle O Connell nominated as Ireland’s National Citizen Representative to the Plenary of the Conference on the Future of Europe

Dublin, 15 June 2021:  European Movement Ireland today welcomed the news that, following a call from the Department of Foreign Affairs for public expressions of interest, its CEO, Noelle O Connell was nominated by Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne TD as Ireland’s National Citizen Representative to the Plenary of the Conference on…