Press Releases


Democracy Under Pressure action week – COMING SOON

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Previous press releases:


Russian universities must remain free from authoritarianism | Joint Statement

Joint Statement: European political youth organisations #StandWithBelarus


Press Release: JEF Europe calls on the EU to support a democratic Belarus and improve its response to human rights violations

Press Release: JEF Europe statement on the Belarusian Presidential election

Press release: We need to act now to safeguard democracy and the rule of law in Europe

Press release: March 16-22 “Democracy Under Pressure¨ 2020 campaign – JEFers across Europe take action for democracy and rule of law


“Democracy Under Pressure 2019” – JEF Europe calls citizens to action during its action week across the continent


“Sad and alarming days” – JEF Europe Statement on the Central European University leaving Budapest










On the 17th to ­ 19th of March 2014, all over Europe, the Young European Federalists will symbolically silence statues to draw attention to the fact that still so many Europeans are denied their right to speak.

“It is absolutely unacceptable for us as Europeans to stand by and quietly accept the status­ quo. We need to speak up as Europeans to safeguard the democratic rights we all seem to take for granted”, says Pauline Gessant, President of JEF Europe.

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On the 18 March 2013, the Young European Federalists (JEF-Europe) will organise a coordinated pan-European “Free Belarus Action” in many cities throughout the continent to show support for the suppressed Belarusian civil society and opposition movement. The last action in 2010 took place simultaneously in more than 100 cities all over the globe but the call for fair and democratic elections went unheard…

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