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Letter sent by the President of The Spinelli Group , Andrew Duff, to the President of the European Council, Mr. Donald Tusk, on 12th February 2018 Dear Mr Tusk, I write on behalf of the Board of the Spinelli Group in advance of the informal meeting of the European Council on 23 February. As you will be aware, the aim of the Spinelli Group is to work by stages towards a federal constitution of the...
Letter sent by President of The Spinelli Group, Andrew Duff, to members of The Spinelli Group in the European Parliament, on the occasion of the vote on Transnational Lists by the European Parliament.
Thursday 1 March, 18.30-20.00, Press Club, Rue Froissart 95, 1000 Brussels Join ANDREW DUFF, President of the Spinelli Group and former Member of the European Parliament, in conversation about his new book . Followed by cocktails. Registration is compulsory. Andrew Duff has written a ‘constitutional novel’ about the European Union. He describes how the EU was born at a time when federalism was...
Thursday 22 February 2018, 16:00 - 19:00 National Culture Palace, Boulevard "Bulgaria", 1463 Ndk, Sofia, Bulgaria Bерсия на български по-долу Compulsory registration The Spinelli Group is a network of European political leaders committed to the goal of federal union. Founded in the European Parliament in 2010, the Group brings together MEPs of different party groups to collaborate on...
On 24 January 2018, The Spinelli Group adopted the strategic framework that will define its work in view of the 2019 European elections. STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK 2018-19 The Spinelli Group is a network of European political leaders committed to the goal of federal union. Founded in the European Parliament in 2010, the Group brings together MEPs of different party groups to collaborate on...
Andrew Duff launches his latest book "On Governing Europe: A Federal Experiment". Andrew Duff describes how the EU was born at a time when federalism was seen as the only way to lasting peace, but how continuing tension between federalists and nationalists has left the Union unable to fulfil its promise
On 30 November 2017, The Spinelli Group officially constituted and launched its group in the Committee of the Regions of the EU. The launch event in Brussels was introduced by The Spinelli Group's President Andrew Duff and has been attended by members of the European Parliament and of the Committee of Regions from different political groups and member States.
In October 2017, The Spinelli Group elected Andrew Duff its new President. “I am delighted to taking up this challenge at a moment when the debate about the future of Europe is again picking up. In that debate the issue of governance is too often over-looked. I am convinced that unless the European Union moves decisively towards the establishment of a federal government it will continue always to promise more than it delivers.”, stated the British Lib-Dem former MEP.
RWTH Aachen University, Hörsaal H06 C.A.R.L. – “Central Auditorium for Research and Learning” Claßenstraße, 52072 Aachen | Wednesday 8 November 2017 | 17.30-21.00 The Spinelli Group is promoting a cycle of debates at national and regional level to discuss proposals on the main challenges and opportunities facing the European Union and emphasise the need to complete the European political project...
On 20 October the Spinelli Group held its latest European meet-up in Paris under the title "Together- let’s build a new Europe". On this occasion, the Spinelli Group broughtnational and European politicians, civil society representatives and citizens together in order to discuss their expectations on the future of the euro and European defence.

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