Rechercher

Vos résultats

Affichage 10 de 26 résultats

Between 6 and 9 June 2024, the 10th European elections will take place in the 27 EU Member States, and around 366 million EU citizens will be called to the polling stations. The elections to the European Parliament represent a crucial moment in EU democracy: they give citizens a say in the EU's political direction. After declining ever since the first European elections in 1979, electoral turnout in the 2019 elections reached an unprecedented 50.6 % (up 8 percentage points compared with 2014). This ...

Cette étude, commandée par le département thématique des droits des citoyens et des affaires constitutionnelles à la demande de la commission des affaires constitutionnelles (AFCO), se penche sur la participation des jeunes aux processus démocratiques, en accordant une attention particulière aux élections européennes. L’étude examine la signification de la participation politique pour les démocraties contemporaines et les dilemmes qui sous-tendent la participation et la représentation des jeunes. ...

At its second November plenary session, Parliament is expected to vote on an own-initiative report taking stock of the May 2019 European elections, the ninth direct elections to the European Parliament since the first ones in 1979, and of the subsequent appointment of the College of Commissioners. This report makes concrete proposals to strengthen the electoral process and enhance its European dimension.

The concept of participation lies at the heart of the European project, however recent years have seen a decrease in electoral turnout in contrast to the broader feelings of EU citizens of being part of a wider project promoting prosperity, social cohesion, unity and tolerance. Participation differs among different groups, and among the most explored is the gender gap in political participation, even though progress has been achieved over the years. Nowadays many European citizens show an increasing ...

The European Parliament has long sought to ensure that, by voting in European elections, European citizens not only elect the Parliament itself, but also have a say over who would head the EU executive – the European Commission. What became known as the 'Spitzenkandidaten process' is a procedure whereby European political parties, ahead of European elections, appoint lead candidates for the role of Commission President, with the presidency of the Commission then going to the candidate of the political ...

La présente note d’information, publiée par le service de recherche du Parlement européen, a pour objet de diffuser des données factuelles et chiffrées sur le Parlement européen, tant pendant l’actuelle législature 2014 à 2019 qui touche désormais à sa fin que pendant les sept législatures précédentes à compter de l’instauration des élections au suffrage direct en juin 1979.

The forthcoming mid-term elections in the United States, to be held on 6 November 2018, are likely to offer a closely watched political verdict on the first two years of Donald Trump's presidency. They will define not only the composition of the 116th US Congress, to meet from 3 January 2019 to 3 January 2021, but also the power balance both within Congress and between Congress and the President. In US mid-term elections, the entire House of Representatives and one third of the Senate are up for ...

La présente note d’information, publiée par le service de recherche du Parlement européen, a pour objet de diffuser des données factuelles et chiffrées sur le Parlement, tant aujourd’hui – pendant l’actuelle législature 2014 à 2019 – que pendant les sept législatures précédentes à compter de l’instauration des élections au suffrage direct en juin 1979. Sur les pages suivantes figurent plusieurs types de graphiques qui: • détaillent la composition du Parlement européen, aujourd’hui et dans le passé ...

On 18 March 2018, Russians will elect the president who will govern their country for the next six years. Incumbent, Vladimir Putin is firmly on track to win, with approval ratings that have stayed above 80 % since Russia's illegal annexation of Crimea in 2014. Russians see him as a strong president, who has brought order to the country and restored its great power status. They are worried about the economy, poverty and corruption, but these problems, though partly blamed on Putin, have barely dented ...

La présente note d’information, publiée par le service de recherche du Parlement européen, a pour objet de diffuser des données factuelles et chiffrées sur le Parlement, tant aujourd’hui – pendant l’actuelle législature 2014 à 2019 – que pendant les sept législatures précédentes à compter de l’instauration des élections au suffrage direct en juin 1979. Sur les pages suivantes figurent plusieurs types de graphiques qui: • détaillent la composition du Parlement européen, aujourd’hui et dans le passé ...