Pro-Europeanism, sometimes called European Unionism, is a political position that favours European integration and membership of the European Union (EU). It includes European federalists, who seek to create a federal European Union known informally as a United States of Europe. A related term is ’Europhile’.
Pro-Europeanism and Europhilia also are political terms used in a variety of contexts, implying sentiment or policies in approval for a confederate European Union. As stated in the Treaty of Amsterdam and Lisbon, the European Commission has expressed positive sentiments for enhanced federalization.
In the context of cultural politics, this may refer to the culture or peoples of Europe. In the shorthand of "Europe" (standing for the European Union or European integration), it may refer to European federalism, the deliberating institutional process of the European Commission to form an informal confederation. In the context of lateral cultural policy, it may refer to forced assimilation by the European Commission in the member states.
The terms may also be variously used in the context of criticizing various behaviours, usually historic, seen as imperialist, or genocidal, as stereotype and prejudice associated with Europe, as eradication of local cultures, as desist of national sovereignty and as a moral statement of opposing the perceived inherent negativity that goes with Europe.
Pro-EU political partiesEdit
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Within the EUEdit
- Austria: Austrian People's Party, Social Democratic Party of Austria, The Greens – The Green Alternative, NEOS – The New Austria
- Belgium: Reformist Mouvement, Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats, Socialist Party, Socialist Party Differently, Christian Democratic and Flemish, Humanist Democratic Centre, Ecolo, Green, Democratic Federalist Independent
- Bulgaria: Yes, Bulgaria!, Union of Democratic Forces, Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, Democrats for a Strong Bulgaria.
- Croatia: Croatian Democratic Union, Social Democratic Party of Croatia, Croatian Peasant Party, Croatian People's Party – Liberal Democrats, Civic Liberal Alliance, Istrian Democratic Assembly, People's Party - Reformists
- Cyprus: Democratic Rally, Democratic Party, Movement for Social Democracy, Citizens' Alliance
- Czech Republic: ANO 2011, Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party, Czech Pirate Party, Czech Social Democratic Party, TOP 09, Mayors and Independents, Green Party 
- Denmark: Danish Social Liberal Party, Social Democrats, Venstre, Conservative People's Party
- Estonia: Estonian Social Democratic Party,, Estonian Reform Party, Estonian Greens, Pro Patria and Res Publica Union, Estonian Free Party
- Finland: Centre Party, National Coalition Party, Social Democratic Party of Finland, Green League, Swedish People's Party of Finland
- France: La République En Marche!, Democratic Movement, The Republicans, Socialist Party, Public Place, Europe Ecology – The Greens, Radical Movement, Union of Democrats and Independents
- Germany: Alliance '90/The Greens, Christian Democratic Union, Christian Social Union in Bavaria, Social Democratic Party of Germany, Free Democratic Party, Die PARTEI
- Greece: New Democracy, Syriza, Movement for Change, Union of Centrists
- Hungary: Democratic Coalition, Hungarian Socialist Party, Momentum Movement, Dialogue for Hungary, Hungarian Liberal Party, New Start, Civic Conservative Party
- Ireland: Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil, Labour Party, Social Democrats, Green Party
- Italy: Democratic Party, Forza Italia, More Europe, Italia Viva
- Latvia: Unity, Latvian Development, Movement For!, New Conservative Party, The Progressives
- Lithuania: Homeland Union, Social Democratic Party of Lithuania, Liberal Movement, Labour Party, Freedom Party
- Luxembourg: Christian Social People's Party, Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party, Democratic Party, The Greens
- Malta: Nationalist Party, Democratic Party, Democratic Alternative
- Netherlands: Democrats 66, People's Party for Freedom and Democracy, Labour Party, Christian Democratic Appeal, GroenLinks
- Poland: Civic Platform, .Modern, Spring, Polish People's Party, Democratic Left Alliance, Your Movement, The Greens, Union of European Democrats, Polish Socialist Party
- Portugal: Social Democratic Party, Socialist Party, People–Animals–Nature Party, LIVRE, Liberal Initiative, Volt Portugal
- Romania: National Liberal Party, Save Romania Union, Freedom, Unity and Solidarity Party, People's Movement Party, Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania, PRO Romania.
- Slovakia: Ordinary People and Independent Personalities, Progressive Slovakia, TOGETHER - Civic Democracy, For the People, Direction - Social Democracy, Christian Democratic Movement, Most-Híd, Voice – Social Democracy
- Slovenia: List of Marjan Šarec, Modern Centre Party, Democratic Party of Pensioners of Slovenia, Social Democrats, New Slovenia, Party of Alenka Bratušek, Slovenian People's Party,
- Spain: People's Party, Spanish Socialist Workers' Party, Citizens, Equo, Basque Nationalist Party
- Sweden: Swedish Social Democratic Party, Moderate Party, Centre Party, Liberals, Christian Democrats
Outside the EUEdit
- Albania: Democratic Party of Albania, Socialist Party of Albania, LSI, Republican Party of Albania, Unity for Human Rights Party
- Armenia: ADL, Armenian Revolutionary Federation, Bright Armenia, Democratic Liberal Party, European Party of Armenia, Free Democrats, Hanrapetutyun Party, Heritage, Liberal Democratic Union of Armenia, Orinats Yerkir, Sasna Tsrer Pan-Armenian Party, Social Democrat Hunchakian Party, Way Out Alliance
- Azerbaijan: Republican Alternative Party
- Belarus: Belarusian Christian Democracy, BPF Party, United Democratic Forces of Belarus, Belarusian Liberal Party of Freedom and Progress, United Civic Party of Belarus
- Bosnia and Herzegovina: Social Democratic Party of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Party of Democratic Progress, Union for a Better Future, Democratic Front, Our Party, Independent Bloc
- Georgia: Georgian Dream, European Georgia, National Movement, Free Democrats, Republican Party of Georgia
- Iceland: Social Democratic Alliance, Bright Future, Reform Party
- Moldova: Liberal Democratic Party, Democratic Party, Liberal Party, European People's Party, Party of Action and Solidarity
- Montenegro: Democratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro, Social Democratic Party of Montenegro, DEMOS, United Reform Action, Democratic Montenegro, Socialist People's Party, Liberal Party, Social Democrats, Bosniak Party
- North Macedonia: Social Democratic Union, New Social Democratic Party, Democratic Union for Integration, Alliance for Albanians, Liberal Democratic Party
- Norway: Conservative Party, Labour Party
- Russia: Yabloko, People's Freedom Party
- Serbia: Democratic Party, Social Democratic Party, Liberal Democratic Party, Movement of Free Citizens, People's Party, New Party, Serbian Progressive Party, Social Democratic Party of Serbia, Party of Freedom and Justice, Together for Serbia, Serbia 21, Civic Democratic Forum, Party of Modern Serbia, Movement for Reversal
- Switzerland: Social Democratic Party of Switzerland, Green Party of Switzerland, Green Liberal Party of Switzerland, Christian Democratic People's Party of Switzerland
- Turkey: İYİ Party, Peoples' Democratic Party, Republican People's Party, Democratic Left Party, Democrat Party, Liberal Democratic Party Democracy and Progress Party
- Ukraine: Servant of the People, Fatherland, European Solidarity, Voice, Self Reliance, Ukrainian People's Party, Our Ukraine, European Party of Ukraine, People's Front
- United Kingdom: Labour Party (factions), Liberal Democrats, Green Party of England and Wales, Plaid Cymru, Scottish National Party, Social Democratic and Labour Party, Scottish Green Party, Women's Equality Party, Alliance Party of Northern Ireland, Green Party in Northern Ireland, Mebyon Kernow, Alliance EPP: European People's Party UK, Left Unity, Renew Party,
Multinational European partnershipsEdit
- Council of Europe: an international organisation whose stated aim is to uphold human rights, democracy, rule of law in Europe and to promote European culture. It has 47 member states, with approximately 820 million people.
- Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe: the world's largest security-oriented intergovernmental organization, with 57 participating states mostly in Europe and the Northern Hemisphere.
- Paneuropean Union: the oldest European unification movement.
- Eastern Partnership
- European Federalist Party
- European Union as an emerging superpower
- Euronest Parliamentary Assembly
- Federalisation of the European Union
- Future enlargement of the European Union
- Pan-European identity
- Politics of Europe
- Pulse of Europe Initiative
- United States of Europe
- Volt Europa
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