European challenges need European solutions. National parties are reaching their limits and populist promises are putting our peace at risk. That is why we founded Volt, a movement and party for the whole of Europe.
We are the first pan-European party – we make cross-border politics for a federal Europe. In 31 countries we encourage citizens to rethink and help shape politics at the local, national and European level.
We are pan-European, pragmatic and progressive. Against the backdrop of shared values and goals, we ask bold questions and make actionable proposals to solve pan-European issues.
Our vision is a more democratic and transparent Europe that takes responsibility for us. That is why we want a united Europe with a true European democracy.
We want a strong European Parliament that can propose laws and elect a European Prime Minister who is accountable to our representatives. We want a real European government that acts in the interest of all Europeans to overcome problems and seize opportunities together.
European politics need European parties and we hereby make a new European future electable. Now it’s your turn.
Brexit, Trump and Populism
In 2016 the Brexit vote and the growing right-wing populism in Europe prompted three Europeans to stop watching idly.
With Volt the Italian Andrea Venzon, the French Colombe Cahen-Salvador and the German Damian Boeselager created a cross-border political approach to Europe, in order to find new, pragmatic and progressive answers to the challenges of our time.
29th March 2017
Only half a year later, on the 29th of March 2017, when Great Britain applied to leave the EU, they officially founded Volt; a pan-European movement and party.
Volt now has thousands of members across all EU member states.
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