La Nouvelle Union is a periodical dedicated to examining Europe’s changing role in the current volatile climate. Amidst uncertainty and at a time of national and international upheaval, we seek to offer a progressive European perspective on events in Europe and across the world.
I started La Nouvelle Union because after spending many years in the United Kingdom for study, I became frustrated with the lack of media that regard Europe as a whole. We, Europeans, do not have enough media that seek to define and defend the European interest, with all the negative consequences this entails.
Nicolas Mavreas Biography
I grew up on the island of Cyprus, in the capital city of Nicosia. In 2004, Cyprus became the eastern frontier of the European Union, and our European journey began. I did two years of compulsory military service and then went to the University of Cambridge to undertake higher studies.
Living through the turbulence of 2015 and 2016 which culminated in the Brexit vote, stimulated an interest in Europe and the European Union. The Union is very important for our lives yet unfortunately it is misunderstood, mislabeled, and sometimes maligned. I thought that attempting to shed some light onto our Union is a worthy goal.
The next few decades are sure to bring many challenges onto Europe, from geopolitical, to environmental, to demographic. It is up to us to stay united, build and strengthen European structures so we can meet them.