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Encyclopedia > European Free Alliance
European Free Alliance
Europäische Freie Allianz
Alliance libre européenne
Alleanza libera europea
Alianza libre europea
President Nelly Maes
Founded 1981
Headquarters Woeringenstraat 19-21
1000 Brussels, Belgium
Political Ideology Regional, Autonomist
International Affiliation none
European Parliament Group European Greens - European Free Alliance
Colours Blue and Grey
Website www.e-f-a.org
See also Politics of the EU

Political parties
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The European Free Alliance (EFA) is a grouping of various political parties in Europe who believe in either full political independence (statehood), or some form of devolution or self-government for their country or region. “Political Parties” redirects here. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... This article discusses states as sovereign political entities. ... Look up Devolution in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Self-governance is an abstract concept that refers to several scales of organization. ...


The group has five Members of the European Parliament (MEPs): Established 1952, as the Common Assembly President Hans-Gert Pöttering (EPP) Since 16 January 2007 Vice-Presidents 14 Rodi Kratsa-Tsagaropoulou (EPP) Alejo Vidal-Quadras (EPP) Gérard Onesta (Greens – EFA) Edward McMillan-Scott (ED) Mario Mauro (EPP) Miguel Angel Martínez Martínez (PES) Luigi Cocilovo (ALDE) Mechtild...

MEP Ždanoka is an individual affiliate to the EFA group at the European Parliament. Her party is not a member of EFA. EFA is in a joint group with the Greens in the European Parliament: European Greens - European Free Alliance. Jillian Evans (born 1959) is a Welsh politician, and Member of the European Parliament for the Plaid Cymru. ... Plaid Cymru (IPA:; English: ; often referred to simply as Plaid) is a political party in Wales. ... This article is about the country. ... Categories: MEP stubs | Scottish politicians | Members of the European Parliament from the United Kingdom ... The Scottish National Party (SNP) (Scottish Gaelic: is a centre-left political party which campaigns for Scottish independence. ... This article is about the country. ... Eusko Alkartasuna, Basque and Spanish regional political party, translated as Basque Solidarity and abbreviated as EA, is a party which describes itself as a Basque national, democratic, popular, progressive and non-denominational party. ... This article is about the traditional Basque domain. ... Alyn Smith (born 1973) is a Scottish politician. ... The Scottish National Party (SNP) (Scottish Gaelic: is a centre-left political party which campaigns for Scottish independence. ... This article is about the country. ... Tatjana Arkadevna Ždanoka, (Russian: ), born May 8, 1950 in Riga, is a Latvian politician and Member of the European Parliament for For Human Rights in United Latvia; part of the European Greens–European Free Alliance group. ... Par CilvÄ“ka TiesÄ«bām Vienotā Latvijā (abbreviated PCTVL, For Human Rights in United Latvia) is an alliance of several political parties in Latvia, supported mainly by Russian-speaking Latvians. ... Logo of the European Federation of Green Parties - EFA The European Greens – European Free Alliance (The Greens - European Free Alliance; Greens - EFA; French: Le Groupe Verts - Alliance libre européenne; Les Verts - ALE, German Fraktion der Grünen/Freie Europäische Allianz) is one of the parliamentary groups in the...


In November 2005, Sveriges Television, Sweden's state broadcaster, reported that the June List, with 3 MEPs, were seriously considering changing allegiance in the European Parliament from the eurosceptic/EU-critical Independence and Democracy group to the centre-left European Free Alliance group. Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sveriges Television (SVT) is a national publicly-funded television broadcaster based in Sweden. ... The June List (Junilistan) is a Swedish political party, originally founded as a loose group seeking cross-party alliance arguing for a reformed European cooperation, started to run in the European Parliament election in 2004. ... Euroscepticism is scepticism about, or disagreement with, the purposes of the European Union, sometimes coupled with a desire to preserve national sovereignty. ... IND/DEM logo The Independence and Democracy (IND/DEM) group, formed July 20, 2004 is a euro-sceptic political group with 36 MEPs in the European Parliament. ... In politics, the term centre-left is commonly used to describe and denote political parties or organisations that stretch from the centre to the left or are moderately left-wing, as opposed to extreme left wing beliefs such as communism. ...

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Participating parties

Current State(s) Party Seeking to
represent
Flag of Austria Austria Enotna Lista Flag of Slovenia Slovenes
Flag of Belgium Belgium Partei Deutschsprachiger Belgier German speakers
Flag of Belgium Belgium Spirit Flag of Flanders Flanders
Flag of Finland Finland Ålands Framtid Flag of Åland Åland
Flag of France France Ligue Savoisienne Savoie
Flag of France France Mouvement Région Savoie Savoie
Flag of France France Partit Occitan Flag of Occitania Occitania
Flag of France France Partitu di a Nazione Corsa Flag of Corsica Corsica
Flag of France France Union démocratique bretonne Flag of Brittany Brittany
Flag of France France Union du Peuple Alsacien Flag of Alsace Alsace
Flag of France France Unitat Catalana Flag of Catalonia Northern Catalonia
Flag of Greece Greece Vinozhito Rainbow Party Flag of the Republic of Macedonia Ethnic Macedonians
Flag of Italy Italy Libertà Emiliana-Nazione Emilia Flag of Emilia-Romagna Emilia-Romagna
Flag of Italy Italy Liga Fronte Veneto Flag of Veneto Veneto
Flag of Italy Italy Partido Sardo d'Azione Flag of Sardinia Sardinia
Flag of Italy Italy Slovenska Skupnost Flag of Slovenia Slovenes
Flag of Italy Italy Union für Südtirol Flag of South Tyrol South Tyrol
Flag of Lithuania Lithuania Lithuanian Polish People's Party Flag of Poland Poles
Flag of the Netherlands Netherlands Fryske Nasjonale Partij Flag of Friesland Friesland
Flag of Poland Poland Ruch Autonomii Śląska Flag of Silesia Silesia
Flag of Spain Spain Bloque Nacionalista Galego Flag of Galicia Galicia
Flag of Spain Spain Chunta Aragonesista Flag of Aragon Aragon
Flag of Spain Spain / Flag of France France
Flag of Andorra Andorra / Flag of Italy Italy
Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya Flag of Catalonia Catalan Country
Flag of Spain Spain / Flag of France France Eusko Alkartasuna Flag of Basque Country (autonomous community) Basque Country
Flag of Spain Spain Partido Andalucista  Andalusia
Flag of the United Kingdom United Kingdom Mebyon Kernow Saint Piran's Flag Cornwall
Flag of the United Kingdom United Kingdom Plaid Cymru Flag of Wales Wales
Flag of the United Kingdom United Kingdom Scottish National Party Flag of Scotland Scotland
Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Moravane Flag of Moravia Moravia
Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria United Macedonian Organisation: Ilinden–Pirin Flag of the Republic of Macedonia Ethnic Macedonians

Image File history File links Flag_of_Austria. ... Local council election results for the Enotna Lista from 2003. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Slovenia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium_(civil). ... The Party of German-speaking Belgians (Partei der deutschsprachigen Belgier, PDB), is a political party from the German speaking regions of Belgium. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Executive (government) of the German-speaking Community meets in Eupen Flag of the German-speaking community in Belgium The German-speaking Community of Belgium (German: , short DGB) is one of the three federal communities in Belgium. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium_(civil). ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Categories: Politics stubs | Liberal related stubs | Liberal parties | Belgian political parties-Flanders ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Flanders. ... For other uses, see Flanders (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ... Image File history File links Alandsframtid. ... The Future of Ã…land (Ã…lands Framtid in Swedish) is a separatist political party in the Ã…land Islands. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Aaland. ... “Aland” redirects here. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... This article is about the historical region of Savoy. ... Image File history File links Savoie_flag. ... Savoie is a French département located in the Alps. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... This article is about the historical region of Savoy. ... Image File history File links Savoie_flag. ... Savoie is a French département located in the Alps. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Partit Occitan (or Occitan Party) is a political party in France. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Occitania_(with_star). ... A version of the flag frequently used by Occitan activists. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... U Partitu di a Nazione Corsa (Corsican: the Corsican national party) is a political party seeking autonomy for Corsica. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Corsica. ... For other uses, see Corsica (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Breton Democratic Union (French Union Démocratique Bretonne, Breton Unvaniezh Demokratel Breizh) is the main regionalist party in Brittany. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brittany. ... Historical province of Brittany, showing the main areas with their name in Breton language The traditional flag of Brittany (the Gwenn-ha-du), formerly a Breton nationalist symbol but today used as a general civic flag in the region. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Alsace. ... (New region flag) (Region logo) Location Administration Capital Regional President Departments Bas-Rhin Haut-Rhin Arrondissements 13 Cantons 75 Communes 903 Statistics Land area1 8,280 km² (??? mi) km² Population (Ranked 14th)  - January 1, 2006 est. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Catalonia. ... Northern Catalonia (Catalan: Catalunya Nord; Spanish: Cataluña del Norte o Cataluña Transpirenaica; French: Catalogne Nord or Pays Catalan) is the name mainly used by the Catalan-speaking community to refer to the part of the historic Principality of Catalonia that came under French governance through the signing of... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... Rainbow Partys logo in Greek This is a copyrighted and/or trademarked logo. ... Party logo The Rainbow Party (Oυράνιο Tόξο, Виножито) is a political party in Greece. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Macedonia. ... The Macedonians (Македонци, Makedonci) - also referred to as Macedonian Slavs [1] - are a South Slavic ethnic group who are primarily associated with the Republic of Macedonia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Image File history File links Emilia-Romagna-Bandiera. ... Emilia-Romagna is one of the 20 Regions of Italy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Liga Fronte Veneto is a splinter party of the Northern League which claims independence from Italy for the Veneto. ... Image File history File links Venedig. ... Veneto or Venetia, is one of the 20 regions of Italy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Image File history File links Sardinian_Action_Party. ... The Sardinian Action Party (Italian Partito Sardo dAzione) is a progressive regionalist political party in Italy, Sardinia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sardinia. ... For the place in the United States, see Sardinia, Ohio. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Slovenia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Image File history File links Union_fuer_Suedtirol. ... The Union for South Tyrol (Union für Südtirol) is a regionalist political party in Trentino-South Tyrol, Italy. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 534 pixelsFull resolution (1020 × 681 pixel, file size: 21 KB, MIME type: image/png) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... The Autonomous Province of Bolzano-Bozen[1][2] (Italian: Provincia autonoma di Bolzano; German: Autonome Provinz Bozen; Ladin: Provinzia autonòma de Balsan), also called Alto Adige/Südtirol (Italian: Alto Adige; German: Südtirol; Ladin: Adesc Aut[3][4] or Sudtirol; English: Alto Adige or South Tyrol), is an... Image File history File links Flag_of_Lithuania. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The Frisian National Party (Frisian: Frysk Nasjonale Party; Dutch: Friese Nationale Partij) is a Frisian nationalist political party in the Netherlands. ... Image File history File links Frisian_flag. ... Capital Leeuwarden Queens Commissioner drs. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File links Slaskie_flag. ... Silesia (English pronunciation [], Czech: ; German: ; Latin: ; Polish: ; Silesian: Åšlůnsk) is a historical region in central Europe, located along the upper and middle Oder River, upper Vistula River, and along the Sudetes, Carpathian (Silesian Beskids) mountain range. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Logo of BNG party File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Bloque Nacionalista Galego (Galician Nationalist Bloc), BNG, is a political organisation in Galicia in Spain, founded in 1982. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Galicia. ... Galicia (Spain) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Image File history File links CHA.gif Chunta Aragonesista. ... The Chunta Aragonesista (CHA) is a regionalist and social democrat party of Aragon (one region of spain), influenced by socialism and ecopacifism. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Aragon. ... Capital Zaragoza Official language(s) Spanish Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % of Spain Ranked 4th  47,719 km²  9. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Andorra. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Logo of the Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya (ERC) party. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Catalonia. ... This article or section should be merged with Catalan independence The term Catalan Countries (Catalan Països Catalans) refers to the concept of a single nation that would include all territories where the nationalists argue that the Catalan language is spoken. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Eusko Alkartasuna, Basque and Spanish regional political party, translated as Basque Solidarity and abbreviated as EA, is a party which describes itself as a Basque national, democratic, popular, progressive and non-denominational party. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Basque_Country. ... Pays Basque) see Northern Basque Country. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Some regionalist, agrarian and center-right forces created PA, which now is not an important party in Andalusia (Spain) but it still has an important power in any capitals of Andalusia such as Cádiz or Seville. ... Image File history File links Bandera_de_Andalucía. ... For other uses, see Andalusia (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Image File history File links Mebyon_kernow. ... Mebyon Kernow (Cornish for Sons of Cornwall, often abbrieviated MK) is a political party in the United Kingdom. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cornwall. ... For other uses, see Cornwall (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Image File history File links Plaid_Cymru_2006logo. ... Plaid Cymru (IPA:; English: ; often referred to simply as Plaid) is a political party in Wales. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Wales_2. ... This article is about the country. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The Scottish National Party (SNP) (Scottish Gaelic: is a centre-left political party which campaigns for Scottish independence. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Scotland. ... This article is about the country. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Moravia. ... Flag of Moravia Moravia (Czech and Slovak: Morava; German: ; Hungarian: ; Polish: ) is a historical region in the east of the Czech RepublicCzechia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bulgaria. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Macedonia. ... The Macedonians (Македонци, Makedonci) - also referred to as Macedonian Slavs [1] - are a South Slavic ethnic group who are primarily associated with the Republic of Macedonia. ...

Parties with Observer status

Flag of Romania Romania Liga Transilvania - Banat Transylvania
Flag of Slovakia Slovakia Hungarian Federalist Party Flag of Hungary Hungarians
Flag of Spain Spain Partit Socialista de Mallorca Entesa Nacionalista Flag of Balearic Islands Balearic Islands
Flag of Germany Germany Bavaria Party Flag of Bavaria Bavaria
Flag of Italy Italy Renouveau Valdôtain Flag of Aosta Valley Aosta Valley

Image File history File links Flag_of_Romania. ... Map of Romania with Transylvania in yellow Transylvania (Romanian: or ; Hungarian: ; German: ; Bulgarian: ; Serbian: / or / ) is a historical region in central and western Romania. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Slovakia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Hungary. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Balearic_Islands. ... Capital Palma de Mallorca Official language(s) Spanish and Catalan Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % of Spain Ranked 17th  4,992 km²  1. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... The Bavaria Party (German: Bayernpartei) is a political party in the state of Germany. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bavaria_(lozengy). ... For other uses, see Bavaria (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Valle_d'Aosta. ... The Aosta Valley (Italian: Valle dAosta, French: Vallée dAoste, Arpitan: Val dOuta) is a mountainous Region in north-western Italy. ...

Former Members

Flag of Italy Italy Union Valdôtaine Flag of Aosta Valley Aosta Valley

Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... The Valdotanian Union (Union Valdôtaine) is a liberal regionalist political party in Italy, Val dAosta. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Valle_d'Aosta. ... The Aosta Valley (Italian: Valle dAosta, French: Vallée dAoste, Arpitan: Val dOuta) is a mountainous Region in north-western Italy. ...

References

External links

  • European Free Alliance website
  • European Free Alliance (EFA) Manifesto for the June 2004 European elections
  • The Greens-European Free Alliance Group in the European Parliament
  • European Free Alliance Youth EFAY

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2003 European Free Alliance Meeting in the European Parliament (284 words)
On November 13 - 14, 2003, a delegation from RAINBOW took part in the regular meeting of the European Free Alliance - Democratic Party of the Peoples of Europe (EFA-DPPE) in the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium.
Representatives of EFA who participated in the discussions surrounding the formulation of new constitution pledged the text must mention the rights of the minority peoples of Europe.
Discussion also took place in regard to the formation of European political parties where EFA, among others, insists the conditions and criteria, which are now being formulated, must be satisfactory and should afford it status in the European Parliament Group in the European Parliament.
European Free Alliance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (252 words)
The European Free Alliance (EFA) is a grouping of various political parties in Europe who believe in either full political independence (statehood), or some form of devolution or self-government for their country or region.
EFA is in a joint group with the Greens in the European Parliament: European Greens - European Free Alliance.
European Free Alliance (EFA) Manifesto for the June 2004 European elections
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