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Alliance for an Open Europe

The Alliance for an Open Europe is a think tanks.

Contents

  • Founding 1
  • Uncertain future 2
  • See also 3
  • External links 4
    • News report 4.1
    • Praises 4.2
    • Critical views 4.3

Founding

It was initiated by British Conservative Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Daniel Hannan, and its birth came in the midst of renewed questioning of the linkage between the centre-right European People's Party and the further-right eurosceptic European Democrats in the European Parliament.

Some have suggested that the organization could become the nucleus of a new European political party or that its name be adopted by a newly independent ED group. The Alliance appears to have never received any official sanction from the respective party leadership of its participants, however.

Delegates to its inaugural meeting on 5 December 2005 included representatives from the UK Conservatives, the Czech Civic Democratic Party, the Polish Law and Justice party and the French Rally For France.

Uncertain future

In July 2006, the Movement for European Reform was announced, a broadly similar body, though with a formal mandate from the leadership of the British Conservatives and Czech Civic Democrats. In February/March 2007 the Bulgarian Union of Democratic Forces also joined in.

The MER thus far does not include either the Rally for France or Law and Justice.

See also

External links

News report

  • A news report from the EUObserver website
  • BBC News: Tory MEPs to fight Cameron plan. 2005-12-07

Praises

  • [1] Brussels Journal: The Congress of Brussels. 2005-12-06
  • EURSOC: The Congress Of Brussels. 2005-12-09
  • Adieu-EPP

Critical views

  • from UK Labour MEP Richard Corbett's blog. 2005-12-07
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