European Elections of May 25th, 2014
Declaration of Commitment by the Candidates to the European Parliament to support the European Citizens Initiative “New Deal for Europe”
The austerity policies, necessary for redressing public finances, did not help Europe to get out of the crisis, have taken a heavy toll on the objectives of sustainable development and employment, and have been decided without involving the European Parliament and the citizens in devising them.
as a candidate in the European elections of May 25th
commits himself, if elected, to support the European Citizens Initiative “New Deal for Europe”, and in particular to pursue the following objectives:
• a EU special program of public investments for the production and financing of European public goods (renewable energy, research and innovation, infrastructural networks, ecological agriculture, protection of the environment and cultural heritage);
• a special European Solidarity Fund to create new jobs, especially for young people;
• increasing the own resources of the European budget through a financial transactions tax and a carbon tax.
The following candidates have recently given us their support.