2018 edition of the Jean Monnet Prize

The Jean Monnet Prize for European Integration recognises and celebrates achievements that contribute to supporting and strengthening European integration.

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What is the Jean Monnet Prize?

The Jean Monnet Prize for European Integration aims at honouring Jean Monnet’s memory and life achievements. It does so by rewarding talented individuals or groups having contributed to supporting or strengthening European Integration through a project they designed and implemented. Read here for more information.

The 2018 edition of the Jean Monnet Prize was organised under the patronage of the European Commission Representation in France.

Results of the 2018 edition of the Jean Monnet Prize

Podium results 2018 edition

For its advocacy in favour of a free Interrail voucher for every European turning 18, enhancing mobility and supporting first-hand discovery of Europe for all youths, #FreeInterrail is the winner to the 2018 Jean Monnet Prize for European Integration. Read more.

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Activists Martin Speer and Vincent-Immanuel Here, initiators of the #FreeInterrail campaign, recipient of the 2018 Jean Monnet Prize.

For its work to create a greater space for information across traditionally separate parts of Europe and its contribution to the emergence of a genuine transnational public sphere, Political Critique is the first runner-up of the Jean Monnet Prize. Read more.

For its concrete support to integration through the setting-up of a local, citizen-led European library foster dialogue and exchange, UE Lib’ is the second runner-up of the Jean Monnet Prize. Read more.

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