Davide Castro

The European Elections of May 2019 is a key opportunity for us to put forward an alternative narrative for Europe. This is the narrative that says that we can only succeed by working transnationally, across borders and not only within them. The issues that we face as humanity can only be resolved with transnational action [...]

The European Elections of May 2019 is a key opportunity for us to put forward an alternative narrative for Europe. This is the narrative that says that we can only succeed by working transnationally, across borders and not only within them. The issues that we face as humanity can only be resolved with transnational action and solidarity.

I am originally from Portugal but moved to the UK aged 12 when my parents fled the economic crisis in search of a better future. I studied in the UK at the University of Lincoln where I later worked for 16 months. In April 2016, two months after the founding of DiEM25, I became one of the founding members of DiEM25 Belgium. Together with others, I set up the foundations of DiEM25 in Belgium and am now an elected member of the Belgian National Collective. In January 2018, I was appointed as DiEM25’s Social Media Coordinator, a role that I hold to this day.