ENG: Europe of Freedom and Democracy is a right-wing Eurosceptic political group in the European Parliament. Formed after the European Parliamentary elections in 2009, it is mostly made up of elements of the now defunct Independence/Democracy and Union for a Europe of Nations groups from the out-going parliament. The group is a colition of nine political parties of which the United Kingdom Independence Party and the Italian Lega Nord, which together hold some 22 of the group's 32 seats, are the biggest.
Ideology: Euroscepticism, National Conservatism, Liberal Conservatism, Regionalism, Right-wing populism
Chairmen: Nigel Farage, Francesco Speroni
November 2, 2009
MEP and host for the ”2011 Study-days in Finland”, Timo Soini, bid welcome at 3 o'clock. He then handed over the floor to his fellow “True Finns” party member, Sampo Terho, whom some may know from the EFD-trip to Finland last summer. Sampo gave a very comprehensive presentation on Finnish history, which included tales of the country's relationship with its neighbours, Sweden and Russia especially.
The Foreign Minister, Alexander Stubb, came to the “Hilton Helsinki Kalastajatorppa”, where Members and staff would stay during the duration of the ...
“Having regard to European Parliament resolution of 9 March 2011, paragraph 41, calling on the withdrawal of Turkish forces from Cyprus, and in view of the current negotiations to secure a settlement, the Europe of Freedom and Democracy Group strongly condemns the arrest and detention of two European parliamentarians Jaroslaw Leszek Walesa and Artur Zasada and former European MEP Yiannakis Matsis and Loizos Afxentiou by Turkish occupation forces. "It also reminds that the restoration of the rights of the lawful inhabitants of Famagusta has been taken up by the United Nations, in its ...
"LABOUR Party leaders are a prime example of the political elite who have abandoned ordinary people," said MEP Timo Soini, Bureau Leader of the Europe of Freedom and Democracy group who are distributing the new Lisbon information leaflet in Ireland.
Finnish MEP Timo Sioni, who was in Dublin on Friday to explain the EFD leaflet said on Monday night, "Eamon Gilmore is a prime example of Labour hypocrisy and treachery over Lisbon. Eamon Gilmore said the day after the June 2008 referendum: 'People have made a decision."The Lisbon Treaty cannot now be ratified. And I think that the decision that ...
"Si dimetta il ministro Cécile Kyenge : ha giurato il falso" "Si dimetta il ministro Cécile Kyenge : ha giurato il falso"
European Parliament, Strasbourg, 21 May 2013 • Speaker: Magdi Cristiano Allam MEP,Europe of Freedom and Democracy' (EFD) Group in the European Parliament.
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