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.
UEF FEDERAL COMMITTEE MEETING
26-28 APRIL 2019
School of International Studies
Pg. Pujades, 1, 08003 Barcelona
Registrations to the next Federal Committee meeting of the Union of European Federalists are open. The Federal Committee will take place from Saturday 27 to Sunday 28 April 2019 at the School of International Studies (Pg. Pujades, 1, 08003 Barcelona). The Federal Committee will be preceded by a public event The Spinelli Group, in the framework of the We Are Europe project, in the late afternoon of Friday 26 April 2019.
The draft agenda of the Federal Committee meeting is available here for download; the program of the public is available here.
We invite you to register and book your flights and accommodation as soon as possible.
The FC meeting is open to members and observers. Please register and transfer the participation contribution as soon as possible and in any case by the 31st March 2019. You can register to the Federal Committee meeting here.
Below you can find the list of draft resolutions submitted to the Federal Committee meeting with amendments tabled for each text:
- Proposal 1.1: President Macron's initiative for a European renewal
- Proposal 1.2: On the creation of a genuine Eurozone budget
- Proposal 1.3: The door of the European Union should remain open to the United Kingdom after Brexit
- Proposal 2.1: Protection of Rule of Law
- Proposal 2.2: Towards a strong common policy on sustainable Europe
- Proposal 3.1: On European defence and European political unity: two faces of the same coin?
The contribution to attend the Federal Committee meeting is 50€. A reduced contribution of 25€ applies to students, job seekers, participants under 25 or observers based in Barcelona.
The participation contribution covers:
- Lunch on Saturday,
- Coffee breaks,
- Venue Costs
An additional contribution of 30€ applies for participants in the dinner on Saturday evening (optional to be selected at the time of registration).
FC members and observers should arrange for their own accommodation at their own cost.
Please, transfer your participation contribution to the following account:
Union of European Federalists
BNP Paribas Fortis
Agence Quartier Léopold
Place du Luxembourg 14B - 1050 Ixelles
IBAN: BE69 2100 3760 9578
SWIFT CODE: GEBABEBB
Communication: "FC BARCELONA: *SURNAME*"
TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT CONDITIONS
Given UEF's financial difficulties, we will not be able to provide travel reimbursement for this meeting.
We kindly encourage you to book your accommodation as soon as possible to avoid costs higher than expected.