• Volt Podcast - Episode 1 with Andrea Venzon

    For the first episode, Robert Heldner talks to Andrea Venzon, the founder of Volt Europa. He shares insights into the beginning of the movement, what it means to get politically active and what is at stake - not only in his home country Italy, but...

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  • Our mapping of policies is out!

    Our mapping of policies is out! Wow, this has been quite a ride, more than 200 volunteers from all over Europe worked on it. Let me quickly guide you through the process that led us here! How do you come up with a pan-European political identity? ...

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  • Darkest Hour - Andrea Venzon

    About a year ago, the fear that Brexit could bring Europe into chaos and the hope that we could avoid this fate led me to put together a group of young people across Europe to create a pan-European political movement. Today, with 4,000 members, 25...

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  • Volt Launches its Campaign at Paris Summit - Press Release

    Paris – Volt, the first progressive pan-European political movement, held its largest summit yet in Paris over the weekend to launch its 365-days campaign for the 2019 European election. At the gathering, more than 200 members from all across the...

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  • From a glimpse of hope to a burning fire - Andrea Venzon

    A short account on the creation of Volt in the land of roses, karaoke, and the current EU presidency… Witnessing the foundation of our Bulgarian chapter has been a transformative experience. I wish more of our non-Bulgarian members could have bee...

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  • We’re not ready - Louis Drounau

    Why we should rely on optimism and integrity to overcome political difficulties   GEORGE YEAMANI hate it, too, sir, slavery, but - but we’re entirely unready for emancipation. There’s too many questions...ABRAHAM LINCOLN(laughs) We’re unready for ...

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  • My story with Volt - Liuliu Zhang

    It's hard to believe it has already been a year. I can still smell the noodle from the Chinese restaurant when Andrea told me his idea of creating a pan-European party for the very first time. I can still hear the sound of Damian drawing an org ch...

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  • Volt 1st anniversary

    --- One year has passed since Volt started... so we, Colombe, Andrea and Damian, reflected a bit on what happened since we first started. It was a cold winter day in 2017... --- Andrea's 1st anniversary blog 1 year ago, minutes before the launch o...

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  • The counterproductivity of the terms race and racism - Aza Lemmer

    Volt strives to ensure that no one is discriminated against, or subject to violence, based on ethnicity, national origin, descent and/or skin colour. Despite existing legislation, prejudice, unequal treatment and social exclusion are still part of...

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  • A new political party, and a new wave of extremism? - Andrea Venzon

    Following the incorporation of Volt Deutschland in Hamburg and  a long Sunday night watching the Italian elections until late, I felt two strong contrasting emotions. On the one hand, the privilege of witnessing the founding of our first national ...

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