Tiphaine Maloingne

16 April 2024

The European Union adapts, moves with the times, and evolves. It is these small steps, often made in response to events, that help the European Union to move forward and create the "common narrative" that has kept it solid for 74 years. For several years now, the EU has been working to strengthen...



5 January 2024

From 6th to 9th June 2024, Europeans are invited to elect their Members of the European Parliament for the next five years. 

The Robert Schuman Foundation has set up a website to help you better understand the ballot and the issues at stake, as well as the workings, role and history of the European Parliament. 

The website will also allow you to follow the campaign, at EU level and in the Member States, with the lists of candidates and the programmes of all the parties, thanks to the Foundation's network of correspondents throughout Europe.

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Future and outlook


9 November 2023

The Foundation and its European partners present the Schuman Network. This initiative aims to promote debate and reflection on European issues because, more than ever, the international situation, the proximity of the European elections and the challenges within the European Union call for the contribution of think tanks, our continent's "Ideas Engines"

Climate and energy


Louis Caudron

19 March 2024

In an effort to raise public awareness of the seriousness of the effects of climate change, the media generally associate global warming with increasing heatwaves and droughts, melting glaciers and rising sea levels. In reality, the effects of climate change are much more diverse, and they are not...

Democracy and citizenship


Stefanie Buzmaniuk

5 March 2024

In 1906, Finland became the first country in Europe to grant women the right to vote, with the adoption of universal suffrage, at the same time as it won its autonomy from the Russian Empire. The following year, Finnish women were able to exercise this right in the general elections. Throughout the...

Democracy and citizenship


Pierre Andrieu

25 March 2024

The close relationship between Russia and China is by no means a solid, long-term alliance, but rather a temporary rapprochement, that has been strengthened by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The fragility of this relationship, based on history and structural imbalances, persists and reinforces...

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Elections in Europe


Corinne Deloy

12 March 2024

The Democratic Alliance, comprising the Social Democratic Party (PSD) led by Luis Montenegro, the Social Democratic Centre/People's Party (CDS/PP), a Christian Democrat led by Nuno Melo, and the Monarchist People's Party (PPM), came out ahead in the 10 March general election in Portugal with 29.49%...

Elections in Europe


Corinne Deloy

22 November 2023

The radical right-wing Freedom Party (PVV), led by Geert Wilders, came out ahead in the Dutch general elections held on 22 November. The PVV won 23.70% of the vote and 37 seats, 20 more than in the previous general election in March 2021. The most recent pre-election opinion polls showed a...

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