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Niels Jørgen Thøgersen: Where do the European Expats live?

Many Europeans live in another country than the one they were born in. Either for a certain period – or during most of their life. They are normally called Expatriates – or Expats. You also use the name Diaspora. This was originally the name for Jews living outside Israel. ButRead More

ETTW participates in European Parliament Hearing on the state of European citizenship in 2020

The hearing was organized by four of the most important standing Parliament committees – JURI,LIBE,AFCO and PETI –  and was entitled ‘Union Citizenship: Empowerment, Inclusion, Participation’. After the hearing – in November-December – the Commission will publish its European Citizenship Report 2020. ETTW submitted its formal opinion related to the reportRead More

ETTW Opinion on the European Commission’s Public Consultation on EU Citizenship, 2020

Common values in the EU – Free Movement The right to move and reside freely across the territory of the Member States is still the most highly valued core individual right linked to Union citizenship by Union citizens. As such, it demonstrates and promotes a better understanding of the valueRead More

Possible cooperation with EU Global Diaspora Facility

Europeans Throughout the World and the European Latvian Association talk about possible cooperation on Diaspora engagement for development with the EU Global Diaspora Facility (EUDiF) implemented by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), in Brussels. “We consider this to be an important initiative in our efforts to developRead More

Millions of Europeans are still suffering

‘The European Commission’s State of the Union speech two weeks ago had a missing chapter – Free Movement got very little attention.  Our President, Pierre-Yves Le Borgn’, has a proposal:   “Europeans Throughout the World followed with attention the State of the Union speech delivered by the President of theRead More

Foundation for the Dutch Outside the Netherlands joins ETTW

’ETTW welcomes Stichting Nederlandse Buiten Nederland (SNBN) – Foundation for the Dutch Outside the Netherlands – as a full member of our association. The SNBN is a foundation and not a traditional organization for expatriates, based on membership and fees, but successfully relies on followers and private donations. It hasRead More

Let us return to the free movement of people

Presidents of associations, parliamentarians, citizens and militants of the European cause, we have in common a life built across several countries of the European Union. The free movement of people and free establishment in another country of the EU other than ours is our joint experience. It is also ourRead More