Democracy in the EU

A basic demand of federalists is that the European Union should be as democratic as its member states.  The fact that it is dealing with issues at a greater distance from the citizen makes it more important, not less, that it is accountable and transparent.

Follow the links below for more information on different aspects of European democracy.

European political parties

European citizens’ initiative

European constitution

Referendum on Europe

Transparency in the legislative process

European values and identity

European citizenship

Democratic deficit