October 18, 2017

Olaf Scholz and Kai Diekmann on Populism

Why is populism spreading across the societies of Europe, the United States and Japan? To start off the opening debate of United Europe’s Young professional Seminar on “The Populist Challenge” from 6 to 8 October in Hamburg, Olaf Scholz pointed to countries like Denmark, Austria, the Netherlands or Germany that have few welfare, economic or wealth problems. Yet many middle-class household were seeing their income stagnating. According to a study by the consulting company McKinsey, this is fuelling populism. “There … – More

January 18, 2018 - News from United Europe

Sylvie Goulard appointed deputy governor at Banque de France

Congrats to our founding member and Vice President Sylvie Goulard for beeing appointed as deputy governor of Bank de France! Sylvie Goulard is a French liberal politician. She was first elected to the European Parliament in 2009. For several years, Goulard was at the forefront of the EU’s efforts to contain the Euro crisis for …

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January 18, 2018 - Young European Voices

The Rome Manifesto at the Lohmann Seminar in Aachen

In the context of the socio-political Lohmann seminar on January 13th, members of the Mining and metallurgical association in Aachen discussed the topic “European Identity“, United Europe’s theme of the year 2018. Jenny Paul, former managing director of United Europe, was also invited to present the Rome Manifesto and to discuss the reform proposals for …

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