- Danish June Movement 10 year aniversary and annual conference in Aarhus, March 2002 (Photo: thesetides.com)
A Danish movement founded 23 August 1992 to uphold the Danish “No” of that year to the Treaty of Maastricht. The movement stopped in September 2009 following a defeat in the European elections.
The JuneMovement was campaigning for democracy, transparency and true subsidiarity. The movement also call for minimum harmonisation instead of maximum harmonisation. Member states should be permitted to have stricter rules on environment, health, welfare and consumer protection.
The June Movement initiated the establishment of TEAM in Edinburgh, December 1992 and the EUDemocrats, one of the Europen political parties.
- Contested EU elections, but never domestic elections.
- It had one member in the Ind/Dem group in the European Parliament. Jens-Peter Bonde, was also the President of the Ind/Dem group until 2008 where he left the European Parliament. He was succeeded by Hanne Dahl in 2008. She was also voted President of the group together with British Nigel Farage.
- In June 2009 the JuneMovement lost its seat in the European Parliament and was dissolved.