Civil society and trade union organisations from across Europe joined forces to sign a “Common appeal to European leaders reiterating the demands for the Europe they want: just, sustainable, democratic and inclusive. In these uncertain times, European citizens seek a stronger focus on those core ‘European values’, not a reduced one. They seek economic, social and environmental well-being. It is stated that, „while we have seen much progress, the promise of those early days has still not been fully achieved and we have entered an era in which the values at the very heart of Europe –democracy and participation, equality and social justice, solidarity and sustainability, respect for the rule of law and human rights –are being undermined. More information is available here.