Q: Why should I vote?
- Only 16% of Europeans are aware that European elections will be held in 2009
- Over 50% of Europeans are ‘very disinterested’ or ‘somewhat disinterested’ about the European elections.
A: Because it is YOUR Europe!
The work of the European Parliament is important because in many policy areas, decisions on new European laws are made jointly by Parliament and the Council of Ministers, which represents Member States.
Do more to make a change!
Aside from voting, there are many ways that you can become a more active European citizen and to impact how the European Union represents you:
- Get informed: visit the European Parliament website for more information on the role of the parliament, the President, the internal bodies of the parliament and the rules of procedure and working practices.