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The European No Campaign is a EU-wide cross party network of organisations and individuals, that work together to stop the proposed EU Constitution. We think that its rejection will enable a wide-range reform debate about the future of Europe and will be the first step to an EU that is supported by its citizens.

 

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New poll: 70% support for "cherry-picking" EU Constitution. Read more...


February 28: Mistakes can be corrected Valrey Giscard d'Estaing held a speech in London and said that the French no was a mistake which can be corrected. Read more... - Read the speech


February 27: Wanted: Grand projets French prime minister Jacques Chirac wants to develop projects to restore French confidence in Europe. Nicolas Sarkozy has his own vision for the European project. Read more...


February 24: "No chance" for EU Constitution. Although there are several leaders in favour of the treaty, there still exists resistance against it.
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January 30: Austria invited to a EU conference to listen to the "sound of Europe". EU leaders still want to rescue their treaty.
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January 12: Germany is on the road - Ms Merkel already stated several times that she wants the EU Constitution. She suggests an amendment to it, but wants to keep the already rejected text of the treaty. A "roadmap" for bringing back the treaty was handed in by Mr Voggenhuber and Mr Duff. Download it here (english and german version) Read more and download...


January 6: More calls to "bring back EU Constitution" The French Minister of Interior Nicholas Sarkozy, the austrian chancellor Wolfgang Schüssel and the German chancellor Angela Merkel think that the Constitution would be a step to a "political Union". Read more...


December 30: Cherry-picking, amputation or reviving? - There are several ways to bring a dead treaty back to life. Find out more about it. Read more...


December 20: Next three EU presidencies aim to revive EU Constitution - With the Austrian presidency of the EU and the upcoming German presidency the EU Constitution could be revived. Read more...

November 23: No change in German politics. The new german government wants to continue the fight for the EU constitution. Albeit the no votes in its neighbouring countries Germany is still in favour of the constitution. Read more...


November 2005: Is the EU off its rocker? The EU seems to be mentally ill, according to the sunday telegraph. Find out more about the deranged bureaucracy. Read more...


October 2005: During the "period of reflection" there are calls for extensive changes. According to some politicians the EU doesn't need a "revival" of the constitution but large-scale changes. Read more...


October 15: Summary: Who said what about the EU Constitution - Quotations collected over the last months. Read more...


September 30: Further decrease in support of the EU Constitution - According to the latest polls Czech and Latvian citizens would say no to the EU constitution. Read more...


September 20: New referendum on Constitution in 2009? - Andrew Duff and other MEPs are planning the future of the EU Constitution Read more...


September 16: Trade Unions criticise EU - The British TUC - Trade Union Congress - withdraws its support for the EU Constitution. Read more...


August 17: Courts block ratification process - In Slovakia and Germany the EU constitution can only be ratified after the constitutional courts' approval. Read more...


After the summer break: ENC ON STANDBY -
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11 July 2005 - ENC Press Release - Analysis of the Luxembourg referendum: No counter balance to French and Dutch no-vote. - Read more


July 10: Luxembourg says yes to EU constitution - Juncker was confirmed to remain Luxembourg's Prime Minister. Read more...


July 8: Poland freezes ratification process The Polish parliament voted to put off a decision on whether to ratify the EU constitution by referendum or parliament. Read more...


July 6: Malta ratifies EU Constitution and becomes the 12th EU member to ratify the Treaty. Read more...


July 1: Cyprus ratifies EU constitution and becomes the eleventh EU member to ratify the Treaty. Read more...


June 24: Cypriot parliament to vote on European Constitution on 30 June. Read more...


June 23: Malta will continue the ratification of EU constitution despite its rejection by Dutch and French voters. Read more...


June 21: Luxembourg continues with referendum plans despite the option of putting the document on ice. Read more...


June 20: Declaration by the Heads of State or Government of the Member States of the European Union on the ratification of the Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe. Read more...


June 17: EU leaders abandon constitution deadline - and have agreed a "period of reflection" Read more...


June 16: French and Dutch voters did not say No to Europe - the latest Eurobarometer survey shows. Read more...


June 16: Eurosceptic MEPs call for fresh start - after the EU constitution was rejected in France and the Netherlands. Read more...


June 15: Support gathers for pause in constitution ratification - as the tide of popular opinion turns against the document. Read more...


June 15: Giscard regrets constitution sent to French people - 'It was a crucial mistake' he says. Read more...


June 14: Danish EU constitution referendum in doubt - hints Foreign Minister Per Stig Moeller. Read more...


June 13: Luxembourg is flirting with the idea of voting No - No vote at 38 per cent, up six points, with the Yes camp at 46 per cent. Read more...


June 7: What follows a missed chance for real reform? - Read Thomas Rupp's comment on the EU Observer Read more...


June 6: Britain shelves vote on EU Constitution - British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw has announced the UK will freeze moves to pave the way for a referendum. Read more...


June 2: Latvia approves European constitution - Seventy-one of the 100 MPs voted in favour. Read more...

Great victory in Holland

2 June 2005 - ENC PRESS RELEASE - They knew exactly what they were voting against - Read more



June 2: Dutch say strong No to EU Constitution - with 61.6 percent of the Dutch voting against the text and 38.4 in favour, official results show. Read more...


June 2: Core Europe idea resurfaces - The EU is struggling to produce a unified response to the Dutch rejection of the treaty. Read more...


June 2: Portuguese MPs enable referendum on EU Constitution - a referendum on the treaty to take place in September? Read more...


June 1: Netherlands: turnout of 50 - 70% expected - Today the Dutch people will make their decision. Results expected at 21.00 Dutch time. Read more...

Thank you France!

30 May 2005 - ENC PRESS RELEASE - One slice too much. - Thank you France! - Read more



May 30: France rejects the Constitution!!! - With a massive 56 per cent for the "no". Read more...


May 27: Germany ratifies the treaty. - Only President Horst Koehler's signature is required to formally complete ratification. Read more...


May 27: Chirac plays last card. - As he spoke two new opinion polls gave leads of 55 percent for the "no" camp in Sunday's referendum. Read more...


May 27: Dutch state wins poll funding row. - A court has thrown out a claim over use of taxpayers' money to fund a yes campaign. Read more...


May 26: French and Dutch treaty referendums should be re-run, - says Juncker. Read more...


May 25: Austria ratifies EU constitution - only three members of the upper house voted against. Read more...


May 25: Britain unveils legislation for EU vote - The European Union Bill was introduced yesterday by Foreign Secretary Jack Straw. Read more...


May 25: Dutch Labour leader argues for repeat referendum - if the Netherlands is the only EU member state to reject the European Constitution. Read more...


May 24: A legal action against the Dutch State - has been lodged by a committee of 'no' voters. Read more...


May 24: Warsaw heads for autumn referendum - The Polish government is keen to hold a referendum on the EU constitution this autumn. Read more...


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5 x Nein zur Verfassung



Fünf Argumente für ein Nein zur EU Verfassung plus Hintergrundinformationen in deutscher Sprache - Mehr...



Quotes from EU summit



What Juncker, Barroso and Borrell said at the presidency press conference in Brussels - Read more



Dramatic decline



The Constitution goes down In at least eight countries a majority of voters oposses the EU Constitution - Read more



ENC in the media



Chronology of the media that mentioned the ENC since Jan 05. - Read more



Hulp om te beslissen



Deze tekst door Etienne Chouard - een Franse leraar - kreeg heel wat aandacht - Nederlandse/Vlaamse vertaling - lees meer



ENC Conference



Overview about the ENC Conference in Amsterdam that took place on 20 May 05. Read more



FRANCE spéciale



Campagnes en France Veuillez trouver ici une sommaire de la situation en France Lire la suite (FR) - Read more (EN)



UK business says NO



350 British businesspeople think that the EU Constitution is bad for them. Read more



Professors say NO!



A declaration against the EU Constitution was signed by more than 100 professors. Read more
DE - FR - NL



Spain Special



Unfair referendum: Government's slogan banned by Electoral Commission - updated Feb 14, 2005 - Read more



Letter to the editor



Great success: The ENC letter was published by some of Europe's leading newspapers. Read more...




ENC letter signed by 42 individuals to demand fair referendums on the EU Constitution. Read more...


Arguments against...



Find a series of arguments against the EU Constitution that are independent of the “classical” ideologies. updated Apr 11, 2005
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Launch of the ENC



Europe unites to stop Constitution... This is the motto of the newly launched and fast growing European No Campaign.
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Different views - one focus


40 individual supporters from across the EU represent the wide range of political opposition against the Constitution. Read more ...


Referendum History



41 referendums were held on the European integration so far. Two conclusions can be drawn.
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