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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 But very few actually use that right due to outdated voting methods and complicated registration procedures At ETTW we believe it’s crucial that your voices are heard and thatRead More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

Launching Conference of The Parliamentary Network On Diaspora Policies

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Hosted by the Portuguese Parliament Lisbon 7 and 8 September 2017     “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter”- Martin Luther King  (inspired by the speech of Ms Amina Khalid, NGO “The SomaliRead More

Education and European Expats

With more and more citizens mobile (there are about 80 millions of Europeans expatriates in the world, including 14 millions in Europe), one of the challenges facing European expatriates is how to change from one school system to another. This does not mean that we should have a single EuropeanRead More

ETTW HAS A NEW PRESIDENT-Dr. RAYMOND XERRI

New President of ETTW On 17th January 2017, the General Assembly of The European Throughout The World (ETTW.) unanimously elected its acting president for nearly a year, Dr Raymond Christian XERRI. Born in the United States of Maltese parents he has lived, studied, worked and/or visited nearly a hundred countriesRead More