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9/10-Save the date for “Brain drain: a one way ticket?” workshop!

The Harghita county Council of Romania, at the occasion of the European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC) of the European Committee of the Regions, will  organise a workshop on the workforce migration of youth and the brain drain phenomenon. Dr. Raymond C. Xerri will participate in the debate toRead More

The European Parliament and The Council of Ministers approve online voting

In its last session before the summer break the European Parliament made an important decision concerning the European elections next year. On the fourth of July, the EP approved the Council’s decision on how to elect its members in the future. The most important changes to the existing law areRead More

Networks of dedicated schools or education services abroad

ETTW works with the European Institutions to better understand the educational systems set up by the Member States of the European Union, for the children of their expatriate citizens. Here is a first result that follows the conference on the subject organised in March 2018 with the European Committee ofRead More

Newsletter N°17 – June 2018

Activities in and around ETTW I. News from Board and Working Groups ETTW Board meeting 28 May 2018 At the meeting, our President, Raymond Xerri reported from an important series of meetings on diaspora policies. ‘The Annual Diaspora Forum – Diasporas as Partners for a development in a Globalized World’Read More

ETTW Conference-Providing education for European diasporas-Conclusions

The purpose of the conference, organised by ETTW (Europeans Throughout The World) and hosted by the European Committee of the Regions with the support of M. Borboly, rapporteur for ‘Modernising school and higher education’ as well as the ‘Youth Strategy’, was: raising the awareness in European Institutions of the importanceRead More

ETTW to launch campaign for i-voting

Many expatriates have the right to vote both in their home countries’ national elections and in elections to the European Parliament. But very few actually use that right due to outdated voting methods and complicated registration procedures At ETTW we believe it’s crucial that your voices are heard and thatRead More

Speaking out for the rights of European Expatriates

TOWARDS A COORDINATION OF EUROPEAN EXPATRIATES POLICIES – SUPPORTING THE MOBILITY OF EUROPEAN CITIZENS More than 60 million European citizens are living in a country other than their own. More than 15 million of them are living in one of the other 27 EU member states. And mobility is expectedRead More