Tuesday, 7 April 2009

European elections 2009 in French

Fondation Robert Schuman has launched thematic web pages dedicated to the European elections in June 2009: Élections européennes 2009.

The election pages are in French and they are sorted under four main headings.

• Information about the European Parliament: presentation, powers, composition, publications, quiz.
• The European elections: common rules, national rules, Europarties, national parties.
• Why vote? Introduction, political challenges, participation and electorate, reasons for voting.
• News: lists and programmes, opinion polls, results 2009 to be added.

The election pages appear well organised and informative with the general public in mind. The Robert Schuman Foundation plans to launch pages in English on 15 April 2009.

Ralf Grahn