All press releases

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Frontex violations of human rights

Oct 20, 2022
On Tuesday, Members of the European Parliament rejected granting a 2020 budget discharge to the EU’s Border Guard Agency, Frontex.

“Women, Life, Freedom”: Volt stands in solidarity with Iranian women and calls for an end to violence by the government!

Sep 30, 2022
Volt Europa strongly condemns the violence by the regime and fully supports the fight of all Iranians for equal rights and freedom.
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Cost of living crisis: mitigation measures needed

Sep 30, 2022
The shocking increase in gas and oil prices and the consequential higher production costs) needs to be faced by EU authorities

Turkey’s provocative behaviour in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea

Aug 16, 2022
A serious response is necessary for the EU to signal that its Member States’ borders and maritime zones are EU borders and maritime zones.

Boris Johnson’s resignation is welcomed by Volt Europa

Jul 12, 2022
His departure should be an opportunity for the Conservative Party to make right and bring integrity and values back to their political project.
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Volt Europa’s stance on the current situation of abortion rights

Jul 5, 2022
Banning abortions is at its core sexist and antisocial and goes against all values we as Volt hold dear. 

Statement on border violence and pushbacks at Melilla border

Jul 4, 2022
The latest outburst of violence at Melilla again highlights the injustice and violations of human rights taking place at the EU’s external borders

Regarding the recent no-confidence vote in Bulgaria

Jun 28, 2022
Volt Bulgaria will continue to fight for our ideals and for a country that can bring prosperity, peace and freedom to all its citizens.
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Volt demands complete and immediate ban on Russian energy imports

Apr 26, 2022
If we do not stop Putin and his war machinery now, there is no telling where he will stop - Moldova, Georgia, Estonia, Finland, Poland… 
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Volt Suomi and Volt Sverige demand NATO membership

Apr 24, 2022
In response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Volt Sverige and Volt Suomi are demanding that Sweden and Finland join NATO. 

Ukraine needs to be part of the European Union!

Mar 8, 2022
Volt Europa urges the EU and its member states to promptly grant Ukraine EU membership candidate status.
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Why Russia must be excluded from SWIFT

Feb 26, 2022
This is not the time for indecisiveness! Volt calls for the European governments to exclude Russia from SWIFT.
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Statement on the invasion of Ukraine

Feb 24, 2022
We are deeply troubled by President Putin’s decision to declare war on Ukraine and we stand in solidarity with the Ukrainian people.

Europe must stand with Ukraine

Feb 22, 2022
Russia's actions are an irrefutable and unprecedented breach of international law. Europe must answer with unity and severe sanctioning.

Statement on the suspension of Nilüfer Gündoğan from the Parliamentary Group

Feb 21, 2022
Nilüfer Gündoğan was suspended from Volt’s parliamentary group after complaints of transgressive behaviour had been made about her.
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For the European project to succeed, we need a coordinated response at the Ukrainian border

Feb 2, 2022
The European answer to the Russian threat building up at the Ukrainian border must be one of unity and strength.

Statement on the election results in Bulgaria

Nov 24, 2021

Pandemic crisis in Romania. The EU must act now.

Oct 25, 2021
The EU's least vaccinated countries are brought to their knees by the 4th COVID wave. The EU and Member States urgently need to show strong support!

Volt Elects New Leadership

Oct 18, 2021
Italian Francesca Romana D’Antuono elected Volt Europa’s female co-President alongside Dutch incumbent Reinier van Lanschot

State of the Union 2021- Volt's Position

Sep 15, 2021
Volt Europa and Damian Boeselager’s take on the 2021 State of the European Union

The situation in Afghanistan: Next steps for the EU

Aug 25, 2021
The situation in Afghanistan is dramatic and deteriorating rapidly, Volt Europa demands to bring local forces and vulnerable people to safety.

European Council June 2021 - Volt's Positions

Jun 25, 2021
Volt urges the heads of state to look beyond their national interests and serve all European citizens

A message from the co-presidents of Volt Europa

Nov 4, 2020
regarding the recent events in Austria and France

The EU must address the homelessness crisis & act now!

Nov 1, 2020
With Covid-19 infections rising and all of us urged to “stay at home” again, we must urgently help those who simply have no home.
Thank you Volters!

One Year With the Board

Oct 22, 2020
A year has passed since the European Board’s election by the General Assembly in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Sanction the Aggressors: Enforce a Karabakh truce!

Oct 14, 2020
Even though the Russian-hosted peace talks were welcomed, the bombs keep falling! Volt calls on the EU to urgently install a hybrid mediation mission
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Volt achieves overwhelming election results in the North Rhine-Westphalia local elections

Sep 14, 2020
Together we're strenghtening our right to vote.

“Voters Without Borders” initiative aims at EU legislative proposal

Sep 1, 2020
Citizens initiative aims to let EU citizens participate in regional and national elections in the member state where they live

Volt Germany held its first online General Assembly

Aug 17, 2020
Volt Europa developed an online platform “Tusker” to hold the digital General Assembly in Germany

Reaction to the recovery package deal by the European Council

Jul 21, 2020
Statement from the Board of Volt Europa

Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Jul 3, 2020
Volt's demands on the German presidency of the EU

Volt Makes Landmark Decisions at its Digital General Assembly and Sets Course on Growth Across Europe

May 8, 2020
Volt members agree on energy transition, climate change, and electoral reform polices for the EU

Volt’s Europe-Wide Humanitarian Campaign Delivers 15.000 Face Masks to Lesbos

May 4, 2020
Within two weeks the grass-root initiative #EuropeCares has collected 20.000 face shields and masks for refugee camps in Greece.

Volt Reacts to COVID-19 by Conducting Europe-Wide General Assembly Online

Apr 14, 2020
Volt, the pan-European party, will conduct its 2020 general assembly fully online as a reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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How Corona Bonds will help the EU weather the Corona Crisis

Apr 13, 2020
Larger economies within the EU are already showing signs of slowing down, and we implore the EU leaders to use the ESM for a substantial joint debt is

A Unified Statement on the recent actions in Hungary

Apr 4, 2020
In this unprecedented situation, it is legitimate that Member States adopt extraordinary measures to protect their citizens and overcome the crisis. H

Volt Statement on EU action against the spread of COVID-19

Apr 4, 2020
Only solidarity and Europe-wide coordinated solutions will enable us to effectively manage this public health emergency.