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Europa United's Ken Sweeney and Stella Bass are joined by Ben Hall from Junior Chamber International for our bumper European Election podcast. It's the final week before the election and we review the final European Presidential debate as well as a review of the Irish MEP candidates. We also discuss our awarding of the Communicating Europe Grant by the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs.
Europa United's Frances Cowell interviews David Williams who is Chief Editor of Agence France-Presse. Agence France-Presse is an international news agency headquartered in Paris, France. Founded in 1835 as Agence Havas, it is the world's oldest news agency. AFP has regional headquarters in Nicosia, Montevideo, Hong Kong, and Washington, D.C., and news bureaux in 151 countries in 201 locations. Frances also chats with Chief editor Ken Sweeney about the media's role in the European election.
Europa United's Chief Editor Ken Sweeney chats with Roger Casale about his work with civil rights organisation New Europeans and his recent decision to run as a candidate for the forthcoming European Parliamentary elections in May for Change UK.
Four Europeans sit down in a Dublin coffee shop to chat about the European elections. Europa United's Ken Sweeney and Christos Mouzeviris met with Ben Hall and Sarka Valkova from Junior Chamber International, commonly referred to as JCI, a non-profit international non-governmental organization of young people between 18 and 40 years old. We also feature an exclusive interview with Bas Eickhout, one of the European Green's Spitzenkandidat.
Europa United’s Chief Editor Ken Sweeney chats with Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy. Matt has been an MEP since 2014 and Sinn Féin are a member of GUE/NGL group in the European Parliament. They discuss the border poll in the wake of Brexit, Scottish independence and European influence at national levels.
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Europa United is delighted to present the first in a series of podcasts and we decided to kick off in Brussels where we were guests of European Parliament in Ireland. To listen to the podcast, just click on the link below. Keep your ears out for our next podcast coming very soon.
Our first guest was Kate Hickey from Irish Central, an leading Irish digital media company in North America, providing political, current affairs, entertainment, and historical commentary to the Irish throughout the world. Kate chats with us about American European relations, the mood on Brexit in the US and the atmosphere of US elections.
Media centre in the European Parliament
While we were were there, we spoke with Vice President of the European Parliament, Mairead McGuinness who gave us the latest update in the Brexit discussions.
Conservative MEP Charles Tannock also gave us a frank assessment of the current situation with Brexit as well as giving us his predictions on how the next few months turn out.
We end the podcast with a lively debate with Fine Gael MEP’s Brian Hayes, Deirdre Clune and Seán Kelly on subjects such as the importance of European elections compared to local elections, Scottish Independence and the suspension of Fidesz by the European Peoples Party.
Thanks for visiting our page. Did you enjoy this podcast? If so, don’t forget to share our work as we totally rely on you spreading the word on Europa United. All our writers are volunteers and we appreciate any help in getting our articles to a larger audience. Maybe you would also like to also help us to maintain our organisation by making a donation here. You can help us get to our goal of a purpose built web portal. Just follow this link to our crowdfunding page.
April 24, 2019
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