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Press releases

Read our most recent news and press releases on how we are empowering people to change politics and unlock Europe's potential.

The plenary of the European Parliament ahead of the State of the Union 2023

SOTEU 2023: A Laundry List of Non-Legislative Proposals

Sep 13, 2023, 1:07:10 PM
The weakest of the four SOTEU speeches of President von der Leyen is a missed opportunity to show young people EU cares about their future
President von der Leyen wears a constructor hat in front of a house with a broken door

SOTEU | Not another wishlist: Europe’s foundations are giving way!

Sep 12, 2023, 3:26:19 PM
To tackle today’s crises we expect more from an EU President: we need a quality check of our foundations to ensure the EU can deliver
Volt members on a manifestation on the streets of Bucharest

Volt Europa Gears Up for 2024 European Elections: Uniting Members from Across Europe in Bucharest

Jun 6, 2023, 8:46:18 PM
Volt demonstrated its commitment to presenting a unified political platform for the European elections.
Map of Europe illustrating where contraceptives are subsided and where aren't..

Volt wants to ensure safe access to contraception for everyone in Europe

May 30, 2023, 3:57:16 PM
Volt asks European leaders to take strong action for a harmonisation of contraception rights across the EU.
A Portuguese flag behind a person casting a vote

Volt suggests alternative ways of voting to ensure the participation of Portuguese voters at the 2024 European elections

May 24, 2023, 3:51:47 PM
European citizens will choose their new MEPs on 6-9 June 2024 but on this date historically many Portuguese don’t vote. Volt proposes solutions.
Progressive pride flag flies high in the sky

Volt stands against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

May 17, 2023, 8:39:34 AM
On International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, Volt reiterates its condemnation of anti-LGBTQIA+ rhetoric, policy and legislation.


Opinion articles, written by members of Volt who are passionate about fostering a united and federal Europe

A photo taken at a pro-climate protest. The sign reads "The climate is changing, so should we! Act Now!"

State of the European Union speech Underplays Climate Crisis and the Green Deal Future

Sep 29, 2023, 11:12:56 AM
Lead candidates Duarte and Rhia assess Ursula von der Leyen's EU address, its climate impact, and the 2024 European elections.
A broken iPhone

Sustainable Tech: Repair, Reuse, and Rethink

Sep 27, 2023, 4:44:33 PM
Discover how Volt Europa is leading the charge for a 'Right to Repair' revolution in Europe, tackling electronic waste and promoting sustainability.
Flower dried by the heat and unexpected and harsher climate conditions.

As 2024 European Elections Loom, Climate Inaction is Leading to Major Issues

Sep 26, 2023, 4:46:52 PM
Summer 2023's climate chaos in Europe: wildfires, droughts, and political inertia. Explore the causes, impacts, and Volt Europa's climate policies.