Democratising Europe is part of the Economic Justice, Corporate Power and Alternatives Programme. Over the last 10 years, TNI has exposed the flaws of the European Integration model and called for 'Another Europe' – rooted in economic, social and environmental justice. Read more about this project

Articles

European week of action call May 15-25, 2014

Blockupy alliance
After months of collaborative preparation, a broad alliance of European social movements call for a week of action prior to the European elections.

Five years of crisis: little learning, continuing risks

Why has there been so little progress or learning from the world's biggest financial crisis? What solutions could really put people back in charge of finance?

Activities 2012 Democratising Europe

Activities in 2012  

Publications

The right to say no

Pia Eberhardt, Emma Lui, Stuart Trew
As European Union (EU) member states consider the implications of environmentally risky shale gas development (fracking), negotiations are underway for a controversial EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) which would grant investors the right to challenge governments’ decision to ban and regulate fracking.

Guns, debt and corruption

High levels of military spending played a key role in the unfolding economic crisis in Europe and continues to undermine efforts to resolve it.

Privatising Europe

Joseph Zacune
This working paper and infographic provide an overview of  a great ‘fire sale’ of public services and national assets across Europe that is providing profits for a few transnational companies but is often fiercely opposed by its citizens.

Events

April 2014

Het Europese Lijsttrekkersdebat

In de aanloop naar de Europese verkiezingen van 22 mei organiseert de Fair, Green & Global Alliantie een debat waarin verschillende Europese lijsttrekkers worden uitgedaagd deze vragen te beantwoorden.
March 2014

End austerity, control finance, expand democracy

Two months before the European elections of May 2014 Europe is faced with the prospect of continuing austerity, economic stagnation, rising inequality and a growing divide between the countries of the centre and the periphery, while democratic processes are undermined at all levels.
October 2013

Economic governance, the Troika and the struggles against European neoliberalism

The meeting intends to bring activists, organizations and networks that are addressing the undemocratic neoliberal crisis strategy and governance imposed from the EU - the EU shock doctrine - and discuss together which strategies have been more successful and to identify what are the common lines from which we can draw a genuine European movement.

News

Unions & NGOs urge Parliament to scrutinise Greece’s Human Rights record

20 January 2014
TNI has joined twenty trade unions, human rights and civil society organisations from across Europe to send a letter to the President of the European Parliament to ask him to undertake a Report on the situation of human rights, the rule of law and democracy in the country holding the Presidency of the European Council, under article 7 of the TEU.

The technocrats must be voted out at the European elections

23 December 2013
Their austerity programmes have eroded the power and identity of Europe's communities. Political life must prevail once again

Renowned political activist Susan George to deliver the 2013 Ted Wheelwright Lecture

28 August 2013
One of the world's leading political thinkers and human rights activists, Susan George, will speak out against the growing influence of "illegitimate corporate power" in a keynote address at the University of Sydney this Thursday 29 August.