What is the UEF Federal Committee?
The UEF FEDERAL COMMITTEE (FC) determines the UEF political direction and activities between the Congresses. It meets twice a year. Its competences comprise organising the Congress, approving the annual budget and final account balances, drawing up the rules of procedure of UEF and electing the UEF Bureau and Treasurer.
The UEF FC consists of 144 members, of whom 50% are elected directly by the UEF Congress and 50% are appointed by the constituent organisations. The members are elected to serve until the following UEF Congress.
NEXT UEF FEDERAL COMMITTEE MEETING
20-22 OCTOBER 2017
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, 4 Rue Jussieu, 75005, Paris
The next Federal Committee Meeting will take place in Paris, from 21 to 22 October 2017.
Click on the link to consult the Agenda of the meeting.
Registrations are now closed.
Friday, 20 October 2017 | 16.00 - 20.00, Paris
Chaban Delmas Building, Room Victor Hugo 101, Rue de l'Université - 75007The Federal Committee meeting will be preceded by a large public event titled “Together - let's build a new Europe”. It is organised together with The Spinelli group. On this occasion, we will bring together national and European politicians as well as civil society representatives to discuss the reforms to be carried out in order to make the European Union more democratic and more responsive to citizens' expectations. The meet-up will be concluded by a round table with national and European politicians and intellectuals on the role of France in the completion of the European political unity.
You find the program here.
Registration for this event are now closed.
Proposed FC Resolutions with Amendments
PC1 - Future of Europe and federalist strategy
- Proposed resolution 1.1 in support of a network of Spinelli volunteers (no amendments)
- Proposed resolution 1.2 on a European Action Day "United for our Europe" (6 amendments)
- Proposed resolution 1.3 on the territorial integrity of the European Union (25 amendments)
- Proposed resolution 1.4 on a European-wide constituency for 2019 EP elections (2 amendments)
PC2 - Economic affairs
- Proposed resolution 2.1 on a EU corporate tax (no amendments)
PC3 - Foreign and security policy
- Proposed resolution 3.1 on western Balkans (1 amendment)
- Proposed resolution 3.2 on EU-MENA relations (23 amendments)
PC4 - Social Europe and internal policies
- Proposed resolution 4.1 on the promotion of gender equality (no amendments)
- Proposed resolution 4.2 on freedom, justice and citizens' fundamental rights (1 amendment)
- Proposed resolution 4.3 on social Europe (1 amendment)
The contribution for the Federal Committee meeting is 50€. A reduced contribution of 25€ applies to students, job seekers, participants under 25 and participants based in France.
This participation contribution covers:
- Lunch on Saturday
- coffee breaks
- A printed copy of the FC meeting’s folder
An additional contribution of €25 euros applies for participants in the dinner on Saturday evening (optional, to be selected at the time of registration).
This participation contribution (and the optional dinner) should be paid by bank transfer by Sunday, 8 October to the following bank account:
Union of European Federalists
BNP Paribas Fortis
Agence Quartier Léopold
Place du Luxembourg 14
IBAN: BE69 2100 3760 9578
SWIFT CODE: GEBABEBB
TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT CONDITIONS
UEF FC members are eligible for reimbursement of the portion of their travel expenses over €50 and up to a total reimbursement of €200. The reimbursements will be made in cash only during the FC meeting upon receipt of signed reimbursement claim forms and original receipts. Reimbursement will only be given on the basis of original tickets/receipts. If travelling by plane, please include your receipt of payment as well as your boarding passes. If travelling by car (min. two people), the travel expenses will be considered to be €0.13 per kilometre. The conditions above will then apply. Only one person per car can claim the reimbursement. FC members and observers are welcome (but are not obliged) to donate their remaining travel and accommodation expenses (donation forms are available at the time of reimbursements).
FC members and observers should arrange and pay for their own accommodation.