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Maastricht: the

Beating Heart

of Europe

As the political council group of Volt Maastricht, we work every day to make Maastricht politics more European, progressive and accessible. Find out on this website what is going on in the city council, what Volt is doing and get involved.

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Upcoming (political council group) events

Public council meeting

Café Forum

3.6.2024

19:30

Public council meeting

At this monthly meet-up, the political group will update you on their political activities and you can contribute your thoughts to help shape the political direction of Volt Maastricht. We discuss current issues, look back at the past month and look ahead to a European and progressive future for Maastricht. Not yet a member of Volt? Everyone is welcome! Registration is not compulsory, but is convenient. This meeting will be held in Dutch. 📅 First Monday of the month ⏰ 19.30h 📍 Café Forum

Social gathering

Café Forum

20.6.2024

19:30

Social gathering

Fancy a drink, a fun activity and good conversation with fellow Volters? Then you've come to the right place at our Monthly Social Gathering! New members are welcome at 19:30h for an introduction. Already a member? Then you are welcome at 20:00h. Not yet a member of Volt? Everyone is welcome! Registration is not compulsory, but is convenient. Please note that this event will be in English. 📅 Third Thursday of the month ⏰ 19.30h new members ⏰ 20.00h everyone welcome📍 Café Forum

Public council meeting

Café Forum

1.7.2024

19:30

Public council meeting

At this monthly meet-up, the political group will update you on their political activities and you can contribute your thoughts to help shape the political direction of Volt Maastricht. We discuss current issues, look back at the past month and look ahead to a European and progressive future for Maastricht. Not yet a member of Volt? Everyone is welcome! Registration is not compulsory, but is convenient. This meeting will be held in Dutch. 📅 First Monday of the month ⏰ 19.30h 📍 Café Forum

Social gathering

Café Forum

18.7.2024

19:30

Social gathering

Public council meeting

Café Forum

2.9.2024

19:30

Public council meeting

Social gathering

Café Forum

19.9.2024

19:30

Social gathering

Public council meeting

Café Forum

7.10.2024

19:30

Public council meeting

Social gathering

Café Forum

17.10.2024

19:30

Social gathering

Public council meeting

Café Forum

4.11.2024

19:30

Public council meeting

Social gathering

Café Forum

21.11.2024

19:30

Social gathering

Public council meeting

Café Forum

2.12.2024

19:30

Public council meeting

Social gathering

Café Forum

19.12.2024

19:30

Social gathering

Organisation: Volt Maastricht

Meet the group and its support teams.

The political group

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Politcal leader

Jules Ortjens

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Political assistant

Ryan Wilmes

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(Political) advisor

Danny Janssen

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Councillor

Mart Den Heijer

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Political assistant & city lead

Romy Frijters

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Secretary

Jessica Sleijpen

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Political assistant

Nick Dohmen

Maastricht: the Beating Heart of Europe

Check out Volt Maastricht's spearheads here. These are our priorities to make Maastricht the beating heart of Europe.

Download the electionprogram in two languages here

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Spearheads

Housing and living in a social and inclusive Maastricht

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Stop the student housing crisis

The student housing crisis shows that building student campuses should be a priority in Maastricht's building ambitions. Areas for new such campuses include Randwyck, Franciscus Romanusweg, the Noorderbrug area, Prins Bisschopsingel, the KPN site and the TregaTerrein. High-rise buildings should never block the view of the city centre, but Volt wants to have an open discussion with community centres and local residents about high-rise buildings in other neighbourhoods.

Housing

Realisation of a student campus

Volt wants to build an affordable and liveable student campus as soon as possible, ideally in Randwyck. Such a campus must meet a good quality of life and be able to adhere to the price range of max €376 for non-self-contained accommodations and €543 for self-contained accommodations, as set out in Maastricht's "Student Housing Programme 2026 - 2030".

Housing

Affordable housing for all

Maastricht is facing a massive housing crisis. That is why Volt wants to prioritise building new residential areas, such as at Oeslingerbaan in Randwyck, the river bank near Franciscus Romanusweg, the Noorderbrug area, the Koompe on Prins Bisschopsingel, the KPN site near Noormannensingel and the TregaTerrein on Borgharenweg. Volt also wants to have an open discussion with community centres and residents about high-rise buildings outside the historic centre.

Housing

Establishing multi-use community spaces

Volt wants a flexible approach to zoning so that offices, shops and flats can more easily share buildings together. With one function per building, it is difficult for the city to keep up with a changing zeitgeist.

Housing

Feeling secured in the border region

Crime in Maastricht and the great Euroregion moves across borders, while our security and politics still don't. That is why Volt wants to put more effort into cross-border law enforcement: locally, that means more Belgian, Dutch and German cooperation in the Maas-Rhine security region, Europe-wide it means more integration of the Europol into a truly European police force.

Diverse & safe city

A diverse and inclusive city

Volt believes that inclusiveness and diversity are still not mentioned enough in the Maastricht debate. The pilot citizens' council, realised by Volt, is one of several meeting places that the city desperately needs to build bridges between our communities. Volt also wants to develop a municipal curriculum to strengthen democracy and emancipation at a young age and combat discrimination.

Diverse & safe city

Dealing with noise nuisance

Volt wants to reduce noise nuisance. By building affordable campuses, we don't just solve the housing crisis for students, but wel also improve the quality of life in existing residential areas in which a vibrant student life and a quite working life are less suitable.

Diverse & safe city

Countering economic inequality

Volt believes that economic inequality is the source of many challenges in our society. That is why Volt strives to always take into account, where possible, the strengthening of equal opportunities and livelihood security in our municipality's social and economic policy.

Equal opportunities

Welcoming migrants

Migration remains a political theme. With every council proposal, every motion and every other political step within the walls of the municipality, Volt names the necessary solutions to welcome non-European migrants, allow them to participate in the region and learn the language - so that Maastricht remains an open, inclusive and dynamic home city for newcomers. Do you have ideas for involving migrants more in the city and region? Then contact jessica_sleijpen@volteuropa.org!

Equal opportunities

Higher property tax

Volt wants to talk to experts about a possible increase in the property tax, or OZB, in Maastricht. By focusing on “strongest shoulders, heaviest burdens”, we hope we can move towards a more equal local society that ensures a healthier financial situation, without the most fragile group in the city losing the most.

Equal opportunities

Traineeships for internationals in Maastricht

Together with the municipality, Volt wants to look at the possibilities of setting up a traineeship for internationals in Maastricht, in collaboration with UM and Zuyd. We want to retain international talent in the city. This can be done, for example, by actively recruiting Flemish graduates and status holders who are learning Dutch as a municipality, or by setting up a Master program in collaboration with UM and Zuyd.

Knowledge economy

New agency job placement

Volt wants to look at the possibilities of assisting new Maastricht residents, of any nationality, through a new employment agency. In conversation with the municipality, we want to see to what extent this is possible.

Knowledge economy

Energy allowance for internationals

In 2022, Volt managed to make the energy allowance available to international students - including non-European ones! That is unique in the Netherlands and we are very proud of that. We will continue to fight for a social system in Maastricht that takes non-Dutch people into account as much as possible. Any ideas of your own? Contact jessica_sleijpen@volteuropa.org!

Social domain

Local informal care provision

In consultation with the municipality, Volt wants to look at the possibility of introducing district-related budgets for informal care, so that there is less financial pressure on municipal coordination and the accessibility of informal care increases.

Social domain

Increase literacy levels

Low literacy is higher in Maastricht (13%) than regional and national (11-12%). We want to talk to local partners, such as Vista College, about how to address this issue. Do you have ideas? Then mail jessica_sleijpen@volteuropa.org!

Social domain

Lobby to further decentralise financial resources

Volt is in favour of real decentralization of the social domain: more political space for local politics is good for a democracy close to the people. But then we should also get the Hague's money for that! The Hague's “decentralization” was actually a disguised austerity. We are trying to combat this at all levels in the country, for example with our letter to the Prime Minister in October 2023. More ideas for good local care? Contact jessica_sleijpen@volteuropa.org!

Social domain

Part-time bonus for benefit recipients

Volt wants to look at the financial options to work in the long term towards a part-time contribution for beneficiaries, so that people with benefits are not punished if they work extra hours.

Social domain

Better prevention policies for healthcare and safety

With every proposal, from Volt or other parties, that concerns health or safety, we ask the same question: are we just going to combat symptoms, or are we also going to invest in prevention? This is how we provide long-term solutions in healthcare and law enforcement.

Social domain

Schools on both sides of the Meuse

Due to a decline in the number of school-age children, many secondary schools want to move to shared locations. Volt wants at least two school communities to remain for those schools, so that education is guaranteed on both sides of the Meuse.

Education

More dialogue with primary education

Volt wants to innovate much more in language teaching in the border region and actively motivating a healthy lifestyle in primary schools. To achieve this, we, as an education party, must continue to have active discussions with primary schools and secondary schools: for example, we have already visited Sint Maartenscollege, the Bernard Lievegoed School and there are various appointments on the agenda!

Education

Connect Vista, Zuyd and UM with politics

Volt wants to involve the educational institutions of South Limburg - Vista, Zuyd and UM - in local politics as much as possible. That is why we will continue to have active discussions with MBO, HBO and WO so that their concerns, challenges and successes are included in our political decisions.

Education

Connect with "Healthy primary school of the future"

Volt wants Maastricht to participate in the Limburg project “Healthy Primary School of the Future”, so that more healthy school meals, information and exercise are central to schools. To look at opportunities, we want to talk to primary schools and the college.

Education

New social studies curriculum for primary schools

Volt wants to actively talk to people from Maastricht to set up a curriculum for Maastricht schools for themes that concern our “Mestreechter Maotsjappij”: from democracy to emancipation and from discrimination to inclusiveness. Do you want to contribute ideas? Mail: jessica_sleijpen@volteuropa.org.

Education

Understanding each other in a diverse Maastricht

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Dutch language courses for internationals

Accessible and affordable Dutch language education deserves more attention. The arrival of international students and labour migrants makes Maastricht a dynamic city. New Maastricht residents only stay if they bond with the region. Volt therefore wants the municipality to offer affordable and accessible Dutch language education to our newcomers, in cooperation with various partners (such as UM and Zuyd).

Multilingualism

Dutch language skill courses at the university

International students should be able to combine courses in learning the Dutch language with their regular studies, ranging from A1 to C2 level. In consultation with the university, Volt wants to ensure that Dutch language education is always available as an elective within English-language studies and that the associated ECTS credits are counted. Such a way of keeping foreign-language students in the city is also used at other universities in Europe.

Multilingualism

Limburgian language education

Volt wants to promote the Limburgian language, among people who already speak the language but also among new residents who would like to learn it. Although the coalition supports initiatives that strengthen the position of Maastricht-Limburgian, Volt doesn't think it is sufficient. Volt would like the municipality to actively offer Limburgian language courses with partners (such as Veldeke and the Limbörgse Academie).

Multilingualism

English language communication in the municipality

Volt recognises that to keep young talent in the city, we need to motivate newcomers to learn Dutch with free and accessible language education. Yet we will also need to involve new Maastricht residents in local politics as much as possible from the start. This means that strengthening the position of the English language in political and official communication is of great importance.

Multilingualism

More French and German at school

While young Limburgers are getting better at learning English, their knowledge of German and French is deteriorating. This is a major problem for a region whose entire economy is linked to that of Belgium and Germany. The earlier children learn languages, the more they become open to develop these skills later. Volt wants primary schools in Maastricht and the rest of South Limburg to be able to start offering at least one of the two border languages, French and German.

Multilingualism

Affordable French and German language courses

Volt advocates affordable and accessible courses in English, German, French, Dutch and Limburgish for everyone. In partnerships (such as with the university, Hogeschool Zuyd, Alliance Française and the Goethe Institut), the city can encourage border work and invite non-native speakers to integrate into our local economy.

Multilingualism

Create multilingual spaces for residents to meet

Volt wants to make broad efforts to promote meeting places between Dutch, Limburg, English and other lingual communities. We live in an international border city: this should be our strength, not our weakness. Therefore, it is vital that we continue to build bridges between our Maastricht communities. This is how Volt organised the bilingual, municipal citizens' council pilot. Do you have ideas for multilingual citizen participation? Then contact: jessica_sleijpen@volteuropa.org

Connecting language communities

Make Maastricht green again

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Catch up to make Maastricht greener

Out of 342 Dutch municipalities, Maastricht ranks number 246. That is embarrassingly low. A good goal would be to get Maastricht to number 170 by 2026. Then we would belong - narrowly - to the top 50% of green municipalities. This suits our green ambitions and should be a realisable short-term goal before we take bigger steps.

Greening

Close Maastricht Aachen Airport

Maastricht-Aachen Airport should become a thing of the past. Our European region, between Eindhoven, Cologne and Brussels, is choked with airports. MAA has become an unnecessary facility that causes a lot of inconvenience. Besides closing this airport, we want to put much more effort into good public transport with Belgium and Germany.

Greening

Expand cycling and walking routes

Volt wants to work with local experts to realise as many walking and cycling routes as possible throughout Maastricht. An important focus would be a pedestrian and bicycle connection (as a bridge or tunnel) between Sint Maartenslaan and Meerssenerweg.

Sustainability & Air Quality

More P&R facilities for Maastricht

P&R (Park & Ride) should be a means to achieve the bigger goals in Maastricht: a major greening catch-up for the city and the beginning of a car-free city centre. At the end of the council period, it will be necessary to evaluate whether the P+R proposals have actually achieved those goals.

Sustainability & Air Quality

More bicycle parking facilities

Volt wants more bicycle parking and facilities for shared bicycles in the city centre and beyond the centre. One such concrete ambition would be Volt's desire to set up and operate the Vrijthof garage primarily for use by permit holders, after the Q-Park contract expires. The rest of the car park can then be used for bicycle parking.

Sustainability & Air Quality

Create a Maastricht Green Deal

Volt wants to make Maastricht more sustainable and better connected by public transport. In doing so, Volt wants to learn as much as possible from other European cities. Volt wants a Maastricht Green Deal with a car-free and bicycle-friendly centre, where visitors park on the outskirts of the city, urban greenery is cleverly deployed and residents are actively assisted in reducing energy. Curious about our ideas, or do you have your own green ideas? Then email jessica_sleijpen@volteuropa.org

Sustainability & Air Quality

Create a car-free city centre

Volt wants a car-free city centre. The coalition says it wants to do this in agreement with residents and business owners, but it does not clearly define when agreement exists. Our short-term goal is to make the city centre significantly more car-free by making Wyck as car-free as possible by 2026, within the frameworks adopted by the council. This policy has to be implemented in such a way that it can be extended to other parts of the city in the future.

Sustainability & Air Quality

Establish an energy desk

Volt sees that Maastricht residents often would love to save energy, but do not always know exactly howto. Volt therefore wants to actively inform homeowners about ways to reduce energy consumption by making the municipality's energy desk more visible.

Sustainability & Air Quality

Bring water resources up to standard

Volt is committed to a more reasonable water management. This can prevent flooding and drought.

Nature

Democracy 2.0

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A Maastricht Citizens' Council

It is time for Democracy 2.0! Elections are a direct way for Maastricht citizens to change our politics once every four years. But, a Maastricht Citizens' Council offers an opportunity to engage directly with each other, connecting different groups of Maastricht citizens. Thanks to Volt, Maastricht has had a successful pilot Citizens' Council. The task now is to take citizens' proposals seriously and make the Maastricht Citizens' Council a permanent institution.

Innovative democracy

Establish a Volt Members’ Council

Volt plans to organise several member councils that will involve Maastricht citizens in setting up the new election programme.

Innovative democracy

Better communication between municipality and migrants

Volt values better communication from the municipality. Especially when it comes to communicating well to non-native speakers of Maastricht. This applies to international students but especially to newcomers who speak neither Dutch nor English. They fulfil an extremely fragile role in our society.

Communication

More municipal focus on transparency

Volt intends to continue its efforts to provide more accessible information on decision-making processes, continuous clear accountability on these processes, and more open communication that ensures that participation between citizens and the political system improves.

Transparency

Establish a lobbying register

Volt wants the City of Maastricht to have a lobby register, based on the existing European Union's model, so citizens can see which interest groups engage with executives and other officials.

Transparency

Ensure safety in the municipal council

Volt wants politics to be a safer place for city councillors. This remains a sensitive issue that we should take up as much as possible with political colleagues from other parties.

Safety in the council

Project Women for Volt 2026 set up

Volt wants, firstly, to attract more women and diverse genders in Volt's politics, and, secondly, to attract more women and other genders outside Volt into South Limburg politics.

More women in politics

Maastricht at the heart of Europe

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Realise Europe Vision Implementation Program

The desirability of a European vision for Maastricht is nowhere explicitly stated by the Coalition, but is breathed by both the Coalition agreement. It is important for our European policy to have a basic document, as is the case for all other major cities.

Europe vision

Review policies with a cross-border lens

Volt remains committed, in the short term, to aligning new legislation and frameworks in Maastricht as much as possible with the reality of our border region: both by identifying opportunities as well as obstacles in our region. In the long term, Volt wants these political decisions to be subject to border impact assessments.

Europe vision

Make Tozo available to border workers

Volt wants social policies, such as the Tozo, to also become retroactively available to frontier workers who are entitled to them. Until cross-border workers are properly protected, as other Europeans are, our local economy falters and Europe's promise fails.

Frontier workers

Fewer obstacles for our 'Borderlanders'

Volt is the party for borderlanders on the Dutch, Belgian and German sides of the border. Whether they are entrepreneurs, workers, students or schoolchildren, by borderlanders we mean all people who need to cross borders on a weekly basis. Our task is to represent this, often forgotten, group of Europeans in politics as much as possible. Ideas to improve our borderland policies? Please do contact jessica_sleijpen@volteuropa.org !

Frontier workers

Three-country train realisation

Volt wants to revive the old Three Country Train plan. At the moment, that seems to be working, as the old project, between Liège, Maastricht, Heerlen and Aachen, is finally back on track (literally)! However, to really improve that connect, the train would have to make fewer stops; it currently takes an hour to get to Aachen, whereas it could do so in half an hour. Finally, this train should run four times, instead of once, an hour.

Public transport

Expand South Limburg intercity train services

Between Maastricht, Heerlen and Sittard-Geleen, Volt wants to run intercity train connections via a metro schedule: every 10 minutes, from city to city, within 15 minutes and until two o'clock at night. This will create a dynamic commuting relationship within South Limburg's urbanised triangle. This will also solve much of the housing crisis in Maastricht, as well as the exodus in Sittard-Geleen and Parkstad, as it will become much easier to commute between these three cities.

Public transport

Ensure European Affairs is in the Executive Councillor’s portfolio

Thanks to Volt, there is an executive department for European Affairs in the current executive board, including civil workers' support. It is very important that this portfolio becomes a permanent feature in future executive boards. This way, we ensure that cross-border cooperation (in economy, culture, security or other areas) does not remain to be stuck in incidental meetings but becomes a permanent feature within our municipality.

Councillor for European Affairs

Volt South Limburg to further connect with Volt Europe

Many people still do not realise that Volt is a truly pan-European movement. Volt Maastricht and Volt Zuid-Limburg therefore continue to actively work to strengthen cooperation with Belgian, German and European party colleagues as much as possible.

Volt Europe

Establishment of the Meuse-Rhine Culture Fund

Volt's long-term ambition is a Meuse-Rhine Culture Fund, in which part of the municipal culture budget focuses on making connections with and between Limburg, Liège and Aachen residents. Other municipalities should be motivated to participate in this fund. This will also ensure that our border region has a distinctive sound in competing with cultural industries from metropolitan areas.

Culture

Introduce Euroregional Museum Card

Volt wants to take the initiative in starting a Euroregional museum card, for which Aachen, East Belgium and Parkstad already participated in a two-year pilot in 2019. We do not want this museum card to be attempted through bureaucratic, Euroregional ways, as that often does not work. Instead, we ask which cities want to participate: be it Aachen, Heerlen, Eupen and/or Liège. The important thing is a start!

Culture

Ensuring internationalisation of education

One of the most weighty arguments against further internationalisation is the fear that this development has little positive effect on retaining graduates in the region. Volt sees this differently. We are in favour of preserving all space for South Limburg educational institutions to ensure internationalisation, and for much more investment in retaining and integrating international graduates.

European education

More police cooperation between neighbouring countries

While Volt welcomes political calls to lobby for more Dutch national money towards Euroregional security policy, we would also like to see more concrete security cooperation between the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium in our cross-border region. Volt tries to work for this as much as possible in integrated security policy in Maastricht, the South Limburg security region and the Meuse-Rhine Euroregion.

Euregional Safety

No housing crisis for students

Thanks to innovative urban planning and cooperation between universities and municipalities, the housing crisis for students is a thing of the past. Campuses across the Netherlands now offer enough affordable housing for every new student.

Housing

Here comes the title

Component

Thanks to innovative urban planning and cooperation between universities and municipalities, the housing crisis for students is a thing of the past. Campuses across the Netherlands now offer enough affordable housing for every new student.

Housing

Voting behavior and written questions

Below is a summary of Volt Maastricht's voting behaviour at council meetings. Click on the item title for more information on the motion, amendment or written questions.

Onderzoek naar de mogelijkheden tot (her)oprichting van een gemeentelijk woningbedrijf

Onderzoek naar de mogelijkheden tot (her)oprichting van een gemeentelijk woningbedrijf

Motie (mede indiener)

January 30, 2024

In favour

N.v.t.

Against

Aankoop Tregaterrein en start Limmel aan de Maas

Aankoop Tregaterrein en start Limmel aan de Maas

Raadstuk

January 30, 2024

In favour

N.v.t.

Against

Bekrachtiging Tweede Noodverordening voor de Stuwweg

Bekrachtiging Tweede Noodverordening voor de Stuwweg

Raadstuk

January 30, 2024

In favour

N.v.t.

Against

Hospitality in shopping centers in industrial parks

Hospitality in shopping centers in industrial parks

Motion

December 19, 2023

In favour

N.v.t.

Against

Space for restaurants in business parks, industrial areas, urban work locations and office parks

Space for restaurants in business parks, industrial areas, urban work locations and office parks

Motion

December 19, 2023

In favour

N.v.t.

Against

Exemption from outpatient trade

Exemption from outpatient trade

Motion

December 19, 2023

In favour

N.v.t.

Against

Museum Policy: the city as a stage, Municipality of Maastricht 2024-2026

Museum Policy: the city as a stage, Municipality of Maastricht 2024-2026

Council paper

December 19, 2023

In favour

N.v.t.

Against

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Tijd voor verkiezingen! Waar onze nationale stemmingen nog voelen als gister, staat nu Europa op ons te wachten! 🇪🇺 Volt staat paraat met een sterke kandidatenlijst voor de verkiezingen voor het Europees Parlement in juni 2024. Op de de voorlopige kandidatenlijst staat Teun Janssen, afkomstig uit Maastricht, op plek 3. Aanstaande zaterdag vindt het Volt congres plaats en krijgen de leden kans om inspraak te hebben in de lijst, stem jij op Teun?🙌 Teun: “In 1992 was Maastricht voor korte duur de hoofdstad van Europa. Er werd met durf een verdrag getekend dat ons verder met elkaar verbond, de grensregio opengooide en vrede op ons continent bracht. 30 jaar later stortte een dictator ons opnieuw in oorlog. We kunnen Rusland verslaan, en die vrede weer winnen. Maar alleen als we weer grote stappen durven zetten, net als toen in Maastricht. Of zoals Mathieu Segers het in zijn laatste stuk voor de NRC schreef: ‘’In dit geopolitieke krachtenveld kan Europa het eigen verval alleen nog stuiten door zich verder en dieper te verenigen.’’ Daarvoor wil ik mezelf met alle energie en passie die ik heb de strijd voeren.” EN: Time for elections! Where our national votes still feel like yesterday, now Europe is waiting for us! 🇪🇺 Volt is ready with a strong list of candidates for the European Parliament elections in June 2024. The provisional list of candidates includes Teun Janssen in position 3, from Maastricht. Next Saturday the Volt congress will take place and members will have a chance to have a say in the list, will you vote for Teun?🙌 Teun: “In 1992, Maastricht was for a short time the capital of Europe. It boldly signed a treaty that further connected us, opened the border region and brought peace to our continent. 30 years later, a dictator plunged us into war again. We can defeat Russia, and win that peace again. But only if we dare to take big steps again, as we did then in Maastricht. Or as Mathieu Segers put it in his last piece for the NRC: ‘’In this geopolitical force field, Europe can only halt its own decline by uniting further and deeper.’’ For that I want to fight myself with all the energy and passion I have.”

28.1.2024

Jules Ortjens en Romy Frijters bij de verkiezingscampagne voor Volt Maastricht als fractie in Gemeente Maastricht

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