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Steven Van Laer – interim President of ETTW

ETTW President Pierre-Yves Le Borgn’ steps down because of a too heavy workload in his new job. Pierre-Yves Le Borgn’ led ETTW through three years of the pandemic crisis that has been particularly demanding for the European Diaspora. He will be followed as interim president by Steven van Laer, PresidentRead More

ETTW greetings in Europe Day

Beyond differences, beyond boundaries – Europe is our common interest! Let’s celebrate Europe Day together!  Europeans Throughout the World      

Webinar “Diaspora-friendly media policy and practice”

ETTW invites expat organisations, policymakers and media professionals to a webinar on diaspora-friendly media policy and practice. About this event WHY At least 18 million Europeans live outside their country of origin. They cherish European rights and freedoms and are most directly affected when those are restricted or endangered.Yet, theirRead More

Europeans Throughout the World #standwithukraine

On this dark day for democracy and rules-based international order on the European continent, we, Europeans Throughout the World: – express solidarity with Ukraine and its people across the world, and among them over one million Ukrainians residing in the #EuropeanUnion whose families and close ones in Ukraine are underRead More

Let’s Build 2022 together!

It has been two years since the world entered the Covid-19 pandemic. Millions of people have lost their lives, hundreds of millions of others have been seriously ill or remain ill. An unprecedented economic crisis ensued, triggering poverty and despair around the globe. Borders between countries closed. As European mobileRead More

ETTW programme for the first six months of 2022

The first board meeting of 2022 is scheduled to take place – virtually, of course – on February 15. The theme of the meeting will be a follow-up to the webinar last year on how to better engage the European diaspora – politically, culturally, and more practically – in theRead More

Virtual workshop on The Democratic Participation of Older Mobile EU Citizens

For the 2021 European Week of Regions and Cities, DG JUST unit D3 is organising and moderating a workshop on older mobile citizens, which will discuss their inclusion and participation in democratic processes, both in their country of origin and in their host country.    Our four speakers will provide practical insights and shareRead More