GovNews Week 2 – 17th March

Here are a few of last week’s highlights from GovFaces:   1. Basic level of benefits throughout the EU? Asked whether the EU should consider “a basic level of benefits” that migrants are entitled to wherever they go, MEP Liberadzki agreed that the European Council could propose such a measure and stated his support for […]

GovNews: First Week’s Highlights

The GovFaces platform has been online for less than a week and we are pleased to see the level of dialogue between citizens and their MEPs. Below are some of the highlights of the week. Ukraine crisis In an earlier post, we brought up Boguslav Liberadzki’s anwers regarding the current situation in Ukraine. As you […]

GovFaces Champion: MEP Wim van de Camp

We are happy to announce that MEP Wim van de Camp (EPP Group – Netherlands) is our new GovFaces Champion! Wim van de Camp is Head of the Christian Democratic Appeal’s (CDA) Delegation of the Group of the European People’s Party, a permanent member of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, and part of the Delegation […]

Introducing GovNews!

Welcome to GovNews! Now that GovFaces is up and running, we expect both politicians and citizens to be active on the platform. This leads to a volume of questions and answers which the average user might find daunting to go into and make sense of. Therefore, GovNews keeps track and provides a highlight of the most […]

GovFaces Champion: MEP Nathalie Griesbeck

Nathalie Griesbeck (ALDE – France) is our first MEP Champion from France. From the beginning she was seduced by the concept: “GovFaces is an amazing initiative! This original online platform will allow a direct and immediate contact between citizens and representatives who will be able to directly answer asked questions.” Since she started her political […]

GovFaces Champion: Vice-President of the European Parliament Isabelle Durant

From the beginning of the GovFaces effort to the EU, Isabelle Durant, Vice-president of the European Parliament (Greens/EFA) has been one of our strongest supporters. She now officially endorses the platform and plans to use to connect directly with citizens. Her engagement vis-à-vis the European Union is not limited to her parliamentary mandate; she has also […]

GovFaces Champion: MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen

The first of many: MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen (EPP-Finland) has announced prior to GovFaces’ launch on March 3 that she endorses and will use the platform to connect with citizens. “GovFaces is an excellent portal for Europeans to gain a direct contact with politicians across country lines,” Pietikäinen said. GovFaces has a broad range of support from Members […]