‘From the second we are born into this world, we’re in it together’ – official EP elections video

The European Parliament has released a video on why citizens should vote during the European elections. Under the title ‘chose your future’, the video makes a case for taking part in shaping the future of Europe as a duty between generations, from the perspective of a newborn child

Official European Parliament campaign video
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‘The idea of the European project is to promote a Europe that is for all ages’

Mr Francis Zammit Dimech, of the Maltese Nationalist Partiy (Partit Nazzjonalista, EPP), supported the AGE manifesto 2019:

‘I believe that the idea of Europe and our European project is to promote at all times a Europe that is for all ages. I support the AGE manifesto 2019, because we need to include the elderly in the social, cultural and democratic life of our society, while providing ample opportunities that promote active and healthy ageing, universal access to goods and services, and ensuring an adequate pension scheme for all.’

Francis Zammit Dimech

Mr Zammit Dimech is member of the European Parliament for the 2014-2019 term (from 2017 on) and member of the Committees on Legal Affairs, Culture and Education and Human Rights. He was co-rapporteur on a resolution on the European Agenda for Culture, globalisation and media pluralism. He also contributed to the debates on revision of the directive governing employment contracts (‘directive on predictable and transparent working conditions’) or on access of women to breast cancer screening.

He has also been a member of the Maltese House of Representatives for 30 years until 2017 and has been minister several times, including for transport, environment, and tourism, and lastly as Minister for Foreign Affairs in 2012-2013. He has a background in law and journalistic activities.

‘By building an age-friendly Europe, we build a friendly and better Europe for all of us – Sirpa Pietikäinen MEP

Member of the European Parliament Sirpa Pietikäinen, of the Finnish Kansallinen Kokoomus (National Coalition Party/EPP) has called for age-friendly societies in a video message:

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