News Founded: 'MEP Francisco Guerreiro ex-PAN will join Volt'
The election of the new direction of Volt Europe, Francesca Romana D’Antuono and Renier van Lanscho for co-presidents of Europe, took place at the general meeting, on Saturday and today, at the Lisbon Congress Center, and was attended by nearly 500 members and, by digital means, approximately 18,000 more, the organization added in a statement.
In addition to the co-chairs, Anouk Ooms, Lucia Nass, Ines Consonni, Thor Larholm, Charles Evain, Lucas Cornexl were elected and the treasurer was Johannes Heinrich, according to the statement.
The meeting also discussed the “Challenges of Europe”
;, in a debate with the participation of former MEP and candidate for the Presidency of the Republic in 2020, Ana Gomes, and MEPs Damian Boeselager (Volt) and Francisco Guerreiro, who in 2020 became separate from People-Animals-Nature (PAN).
Volt Portugal also announced future affiliate Francisco Guerreiro citing MEP statements in communication: “My approach to Volt is natural because it is an ecological and Europeanist movement fighting populism and the most serious ideology in the European Union. “
“Regardless of my political and professional future, on the first day after the end of my term, I will officially join Volt Portugal, ensuring that until then I will follow the program for which I was elected, respecting the political priorities set. I to myself .. Prioritize those that converge on the good side in the sight of the Volt ”, it reads.
Volt Europe is a federalist and pan-European party that emerged around the world as a movement in March 2017, as a reaction to ‘Brexit’, initiated by a coalition of students in the USA.
Andrea Venzon is the founder of this movement, which is a political party in many European countries, namely Portugal, Germany, Bulgaria, Belgique, Spain, Netherlands, Italy, Austria, Luxembourg, Denmark, France, United Kingdom of Sweden.
The movement, which emerged in Portugal on December 28, 2017 and was made official as a political party by the Constitutional Court in June 2020, has an MEP in the European Parliament, Damian Boeselager, elected by Volt Germany in the May 2019 elections.
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