‘Solidarity between Generations must guide us through the crisis’, MEPs say to Commission & Council

On May 29, 36 Members of the European Parliament have sent a letter to Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Council President Charles Michel, calling for upholding the EU treaty principle of solidarity between generations during the COVID-19 crisis and recovery.

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Two Parliament Vice-President and a Commission Vice-President-designate support the intergroup

The European Commission’s Vice-President-designate on Demographic Change and Democracy, Ms Dubravka Suica, supported the Intergroup in her capacity of MEP, as she waits to be confirmed in her role as Commissioner. The Intergroup also received support from two Vice-Presidents of the European Parliament: Ms Mairead McGuinness of Ireland and Othmar Karas of Austria. The campaign for the Intergroup is ongoing, let us know if you want to join!

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Ireland: European Election 2014 Campaign Of Action

Do you see the value of having MEPs?

Do you know who they are?

What do you think they can do for you?

Will you vote in the EU elections in 22-25 May 2014: European Parliament Elections?

AGE Platform Europe‘s Manifesto for the 2014 elections is about making pledges that will challenge entrenched prejudices faced by older people, who make an incredibly valuable contribution to our society.

Age & Opportunity and Active Retirement Ireland strongly support the message of the AGE manifesto about “creating an Age-Friendly European Union”. It is absolutely necessary that the generation of older people has its say in all questions that regard them and directly affect their quality of live and their social status.

Read more here.