European Elections forecast: In with the new, out with the old?


SAVE THE DATE: 23 April, Brussels




Venue: TBC
Timing: 12:30 – 13:30

– Prof. Simon Hix Professor of Political Science at the London School of Economics; Co-Founder of VoteWatch Europe
– Susi Dennison, Senior Policy Fellow and Director of the European Power Programme, European Council on Foreign Relations
– Doru Frantescu, Director and Co-Founder, VoteWatch Europe

Karen Massin, CEO Burson Cohn & Wolfe Brussels. Continue Reading

Debate on the refugee crisis

Do you want to express your opinion on the refugee crisis? You think that you have a solution to suggest? VoteWatch Europe and the Institute of Research and Training on European Affairs are organizing a debate in the framework of the project RESTART – Reinventing European Solidarity and Raising Tolerance, which is Funded by the Europe for Citizens Programme of the European Union, that will give you the opportunity to participate in a discussion that tackles the different issues of the refugee crisis. Continue Reading

Brexit: what consequences for the EU policies after the referendum’s shocking results?


A massive political earthquake shook the world this morning, as the majority of UK’s citizens voted in favour of leaving the EU. There is a lot of uncertainty regarding the future relations between the UK and the European Union, as well as the possibility of a domino effect in other EU countries and future internal cohesion of the country (considering the tension in Northern Ireland and Scotland). Continue Reading

EU-SIM Call for applications

Still wondering what you will be doing this summer? You can live an exceptional experience by participating in a unique international EU decision-making process simulation.

Become an EU leader for a week and fly to Romania!

Who can apply?

If you live in Belgium, are passionate about EU politics and are a dynamic youngster willing to meet like-minded young Europeans you cannot miss this unique opportunity! Continue Reading

Debriefing: How did the MEPs vote on TTIP? – 12 June 2015

EP Plenary debriefing: How did the MEPs vote on TTIP?

You are warmly invited to attend VoteWatch Europe special EP plenary debriefing on TTIP taking place on Friday 12 June 2015, from 11.00 to 12.30 at Brussels Press Club, 95 Rue Froissart, Brussels.

VoteWatch Europe, the independent organisation which tracks the voting records of Members of the European Parliament and of the Council of Ministers, is pleased to invite you to this special debriefing.  Continue Reading

Press release: “Who holds the power in the new European Parliament ? And why ?”

Brussels, 27 February 2015. VoteWatch Europe, the organisation tracking the voting and activity records of the Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), has released a special report to shed light on the developments of the first 6 months of the new EP term. The report is based mainly on the roll-call votes in the EP plenary.

VoteWatch Europe finds that the “grand coalition” (EPP-S&D-ALDE) is more frequent in votes in this EP than in the previous two EPs.  Continue Reading

Who holds the power in the new European Parliament ? – Launch of VoteWatch Europe special report – 27 February 2015

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Who holds the power in the new European Parliament ? And Why ?

First VoteWatch Europe report of the 8th European Parliament term! 

You are warmly invited to attend the public launch of VoteWatch Europe first special report of the 8th Parliamentary term taking place on 27 February 2015from 12.00 to 13.15 at the Thon Hotel EU. Continue Reading