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FNP Fryslan Welsh
03-06-2021

Plaid Cymru and the Welsh elections

Founded in 1925, Plaid Cymru is a social democratic party that advocates for independence for Wales. Plaid Cymru’s ambition is to build a national bilingual Welsh community based on equal citizenship and respect for different traditions and cul ...

FNP Fryslan Gerben van der
22-04-2021

Gerben van der Mei installed as member of FNP group in Frisian Parliament

Gerben van der Mei has been installed as a new member of the FNP group in Frisian Parliament. He is succeeding Sybren Posthumus who has left active politics after more than 10 years in duty as Provincial Council Member and more than 15 years as the l ...

FNP Fryslan Catal
09-03-2021

FNP: serious questions about lifting immunity Catalan MEPs

The FNP Group in the Frisian Parliament has serious questions about the decision of the European Parliament to lift the immunity of three Catalan Members of the European Parliament. The way in which a majority of the MEPs threw their colleagues under ...

FNP Fryslan Roel fal
23-02-2021

In memoriam Roel Falkena 1936-2021

EFA is saddened to hear of the passing of Roelof Falkena, co-founder of the European Free Alliance and member of the Frisian movement. ...

FNP Fryslan European commis
20-01-2021

Frisian Parliament adopts motion of censure against European Commission

Today, the Frisian Parliament unanimously adopted a motion of censure against the European Commission. In response to the citizens’ initiative Minority SafePack, the Commission refused to initiate new policy and legislation for national minorit ...

FNP Fryslan Europäische kommis
19-01-2021

Europäische Kommission bekommt Tadelsantrag vom Friesischen Parlament

Das Friesische Parlament hat heute einstimmig einen Tadelsantrag an die Europäische Kommission verabschiedet. Die Kommission hat es letzte Woche im Hinblick auf die Bürgerinitiative Minority SafePack abgelehnt neue politische Maßnahme ...

FNP Fryslan Berlay
16-12-2020

Fryslân foursquare behind Minority SafePack Initiative

Today the Frisian Parliament voted on a resolution in support of an initiative that has a long history. It is important for the position of languages such as Frisian and also for democracy and the involvement of citizens in the European Union. ...

FNP Fryslan Logo br
14-12-2020

Frisian parties are backing Minority SafePack

A very large majority in the Frisian Parliament wants that the European Union, in its legislation and policy, takes into account the national minorities and the cultural and linguistic diversity that exists across Europe. ...

FNP Fryslan Willemstad, cura&ccedi
02-12-2020

Frisian government wants cooperation with the Antilles to enshrine Frisian, Papiamento and English in the constitution

Answers to written questions from the Frisian National Party (FNP) make clear that the Frisian government thinks that Frisian belongs in the Dutch Basic Law. It would enhance the status of the language and be a strong impetus to the further implement ...

FNP Fryslan Willemstad, cura&ccedi
03-11-2020

Frisian National Party: include Frisian and Papiamento in the supreme law of the Kingdom

Now that in the beginning of next year there will be elections for the Dutch national parliament, some parties once again propose to enshrine Frisian into the Dutch Constitution. The Frisian National Party (FNP) finds it regrettable that the current ...

FNP Fryslan EFA
19-10-2020

Retain European structural funds for regional development

The annual EFA conference for regional parties in Europe, held not very long ago, has adopted two motions submitted by the FNP. The first motion pleaded for more regional input in the so-called ‘Conference on the Future of Europe'. The second m ...

FNP Fryslan Eu
13-10-2020

Open up a Europe Direct centre in Fryslân

The Frisian National Party FNP wants a Europe Direct centre to be set up in the province of Fryslân. This is an information centre where citizens, governments, businesses and organisations can get free information and advice about Europe. The F ...

FNP Fryslan Grootfoto FNP klaas Fokkinga 21
23-01-2020

New representative for FNP Klaas Fokkinga

The FNP has got a new representative for the Provincial Executive of Fryslân, since the 22th of januar this will be Klaas Fokkinga. Fokkinga is replacing Johannes Kramer, who became mayor of Noardeast-Fryslân. ...

FNP Fryslan Injustice for catalan politic
30-10-2019

Successful action for the release of Catalan political prisoners

In front of the House of the Province of Fryslân a photo shoot took place in support of the Catalan political prisoners today. The motto of the action was “Amnesty for the Catalan political prisoners”. With this action several membe ...

FNP Fryslan EFA1
08-03-2019

European parties support FNP appeal against shooting meadow birds

The motion by the FNP, to prevent the shooting and consumption of protected meadow birds in France, was supported by a large majority at the EFA conference. That was the outcome today at the annual conference of the European parliament party EFA in B ...

FNP Fryslan Landshut
13-04-2018

Support for FNP motions for biodiversity and sustainable energy in EU

Landshut (Bavaria) - The motion by the FNP for more biodiversity and a fair income for farmers within the new European agricultural policy has been adopted unanimously. This took place during the annual conference of the European parliament party EFA ...

FNP Fryslan Minority safepack initia
03-04-2018

Minority SafePack Initiative

Sign the petition now and help provide a better future for the language communities of Europe. ...

FNP Fryslan Skea ierdbev
20-02-2018

As earth trembles again, Fryslân and Groningen protest against gas extraction

Thousands are seeking compensation over damages to houses · Sinking of land is a cause of concern · Nationalia speaks to Frisian National Party representative on current issues and future challenges ...

FNP Fryslan Referendum calatoni&e
14-09-2017

FNP addresses the Dutch government regarding the course of the Catalonian referendum

The Spanish state must stop violating human rights and frustrating the democratic process with a referendum in Catalonia. The Provincial Council of the FNP has written a letter about this to mr. Koenders, Minister of Foreign Affairs. ...

FNP Fryslan Sec
31-08-2017

Substainable Energy conference (SEC-2017) for a Europe of the Regions. 27 and 28 October, Leeuwarden, Fryslân.

With support of the OSF (Onafhankelijke Senaatsfractie) the European Free Alliance (EFA) is organizing the Sustainable Energy Conference (SEC). The conference is open for registration (at conferences(at)e-f-a(dot)org). ...

08-12-2016

FNP meeting EFA-MEPS in Brussels

Programme december 6 and 7, 2016 ...

11-11-2016

FNP declares solidarity with pro-Kurdish HDP

Oppositional members of parliament under arrest ...

03-05-2016

Fryslân CETA and TTIP-free zone

Far-reaching consequences at local and regional levels ...

21-03-2016

Omrop Fryslan case. A serious blow to multilingualism in the Netherlands

The only Frisian language broadcaster loses its independence after 28 years ...

05-01-2016

FNP: Dutch presidency of the EU biased towards the Randstad

No topics of regional interest outside Amsterdam ...

18-12-2015

Fantastic regional election results on Corsica

FNP congratulations to sister party PNC ...

21-09-2015

Omrop Fryslân must survive!

The Hague plans to dramatically cut the budget of the only Frisian language TV broadcaster ...

24-04-2015

FNP motion: extra funds for organic farming in Europe

Supported unanimously at EFA General Assembly ...

24-04-2015

FNP motion brings reversed burden of proof in mining issues to Europe

Supported unanimously by regional parties at EFA General Assembly ...

13-03-2015

Gas and Salt Production: European Party Visits Friesland

EFA representatives inspect extent of damage ...

27-02-2015

FNP: Reversed burden of proof for damage mineral extraction

Motion to be put forward in European Parliament ...

30-01-2015

Looking back on FNP referendum trip to Scotland

Lessons to be learned for Fryslân ...

25-11-2014

FNP supports Sorbs

Sorbian minority in Germany under attack from extreme right violence ...

26-05-2014

FNP extremely pleased with EFA success in European elections

Regional parties from 7 to 12 seats in EP ...

21-05-2014

FNP: own constituency of Friesland for European elections

'Not a single Frisian candidate eligible' ...

28-03-2014

EFA in action for Omrop Fryslân

Call for action to European Parliament, Commissioner and Dutch Prime Minister Rutte ...

18-02-2014

Douwe Bijlsma posthumous honorary member of EFA

Recognition for his work in Friesland and Europe ...

14-02-2014

European support for Omrop Fryslân

Safeguarding the future of regional broadcasting ...

12-02-2014

FNP: more democracy and solidarity in Europe

Preparation for European elections at Galicia conference ...

18-11-2013

FNP requests European support for the future of Omrop Fryslân

Motion to be submitted february 14th on EFA meeting Santiago de Compostella ...

02-10-2013

European strategy on Friesland with more focus on future

Seeking alternatives for 'traditional' subsidies in decline ...

24-09-2013

In memoriam Douwe Bijlsma

We are deeply saddened by his sudden passing ...

09-09-2013

FNP: ‘Positive energy' from designation as European Capital of Culture 2018 fantastic for Friesland

Frisian communities join forces to achieve a great deal together ...

26-08-2013

FNPy debate about Frieslands future September 9th in Leeuwarden

Key speakers: David Linden - Young Scots for Independence - and Ultsje Hosper - president of the Frisian National Party ...

19-08-2013

Vacancy: trainee EFA-bureau Brussels

Applications before September 5th ...

21-05-2013

Vacancy: half time EFA staff member communications and media

Applications deadline june 14th ...

17-04-2013

The Province of Friesland has to stay

Resolution adopted by 32 European parties ...

01-03-2013

FNP: European support for the future of Friesland

Against conceited plans of Plasterk for a provincial merger ...

28-11-2012

FNP on a working visit to the party in office SSW in Schleswig-Holstein

Meeting with Minister on Cultural Treaty ...

24-10-2012

Posthumus (FNP) to support Slovenes in Italy

Government wishes to abolish national minorities provinces ...

30-08-2012

Posthumus (FNP) gives an introduction about the consequences of the Euro crisis

Summer university of the Plaid Cymru in Wales ...

15-03-2012

FNP: European support against government’s windmill integration plan

Resolution to be submitted on EFA General Assembly ...

12-03-2012

FNP welcomes 155 European politicians to Leeuwarden

EFA General Assembly to be opened by Queen's Commissioner ...

01-03-2012

FNP working visit of MEPs with regard to European agricultural policy

Opportunities for Fryslân in the limelight on 22 March at Nij Bosma Zathe in Ljouwert ...

09-01-2012

Jubilee year 2012 - FNP active in Friesland for 50 years

The jubilee year to begin with a large symposium - Prof. James Kennedy speaker on 14 January ...

11-10-2011

EFA conference 2012 to be held in Fryslân

FNP hosts participants from 40 different European regions march 22-25 next year ...

10-06-2011

Disastrous government cuts in Frisian language theatre

EFA-fraction in EU-parliament questions EU-Commission ...

09-06-2011

Traineeship EFA bureau on offer

EFA-stagiare for 5 months in Brussels ...

10-05-2011

SNP wins vote Scotland

Congratulations on behalf of the Frisian National Party ...

04-03-2011

FNP resolution opposing nuclear waste storage in salt domes

Action to be taken by EFA/Greens in EU Parliament ...

14-01-2011

FNP candidate for organisation EFA conference in 2012

Conference to be held in Fryslân March or April next year ...

23-08-2010

EFA strongly condemns Sarkozy's Roma deportation policy

EFA: 'An intolerable resurgence of racism and xenophobia'. ...

02-07-2010

Traineeship EFA Centre Brussels

Apply before august 1, 2010 ...


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