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The Content section will provide news, quotes and background materials refering to the topic of the EU Constitution. The time-table will give you an overview about the current status concerning the referendums on the Constitution.


ENC Conference
in Amsterdam

Participants from 13 countries
exchanged ideas about the EU Constitution on 21 May 2005 in Amsterdam

Spreading leaflets in Amsterdam

First session:
EU Constitution and democracy

Second session:
EU Constitution and sovereignty

Third session:
From EU Bureaucracy to democracy?

Fourth session:
Country reports

Fifth session:
EU Constitution and Society


After the speakers' contributions the audience could participate in the debate.

Organised by the Dutch No Campaign 'Committee Grondwet Nee' a group of rappers created the 'Grondwet Nee Rap' and performed it in front of the Felix Meritis confernce centre. - Download the song

Later at the day Dutch MP Harry van Bommel arrived at the conference with his campaign boat ...

Press Release:

Here you will find the press release with the media invitation

Media Coverage:

There was a quite good interest in the conference by the media. Interviews were given to UPI, Reuters, LaLibre (BE). Dutch TV covered parts of the conference, German TV ZDF was around he whole day and recorded interviews with some speakers. The Dutch Radio 1 made interviews with all foreign speakers and broadcasted them consecutively during the day. We found articles in Le Monde (F), RTL (FR), Tageblatt (LU) and Washington Times (US)