Special Eurobarometer

19 May: “A new push for Democracy”, priority number 6, should it not have been the first priority for the Union?

Editor’s Blog: Produced in collaboration with the EU Buzz.News team 

“A new push for European democracy” is the sixth priority of the European Commission. Democracy and democratic values being the founding principles of the European Union, it could be suggested that these should have been the Commission’s first considerations.

The recent survey Special Eurobarometer 500 which gathered the views of European citizens ahead of the Conference on the future of Europe, the flagship initiative for priority number 6, highlights, without any doubt, that Europe’s citizens are not happy with the current status quo of the Union, inferring that they do …