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ETTW: Engaging mobile EU citizens in governance
Mobile EU citizens are a valuable civic ressource when it comes to providing a fresh look and a broader European perspective at the local and national governance issues in their host country, as well as in the country of origin. Even while residing abroad, mobile EU citizens keep their fundamentalRead 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
ETTW opinion on EU Citizenship Report 2020
Dear members and partners, At the end of 2016, ETTW submitted a much-praised opinion (enclosed) for the EU Citizenship Report 2017. These reports on Europeans’ rights as citizens of the EU are drawn up regularly by the European Commission, and the next one is scheduled to be published later inRead More
ETTW – A bridge between the EU and the Council of Europe in building a Pan European Diaspora Policy?
ETTW President Pierre-Yves Le Borgn’ : “We need a Pan-European Diaspora policy”. One of ETTW’s top priorities is advocating a Pan-European diaspora policy to the benefit of the more than 18 million European Expatriate citizens living in the EU. In several individual European countries active diaspora policies are being drawnRead More
Biography of Pierre-Yves Le Borgn’
Pierre-Yves Le Borgn’ is a former member of the French Parliament. He served as member of the National Assembly from 2012 to 2017, representing French citizens living abroad. Sitting in the Foreign Affairs Committee, he specialized on global warming, European affairs and the protection of rights and freedoms. Pierre-Yves LeRead More
Expats prefer online voting, the Estonians use it both at home and abroad.
44 % of Estonians used i-voting in their country’s national election Sunday March 3rd. More than half of Estonian voters are expected to vote online in the European elections in May. Last Year in July the EU opened up for online voting at EU elections, but the final decision restsRead More
Invitation to support the EU citizens’ initiative on Permanent European Citizenship
ETTW has received an invitation from ECIT (European Citizens Right Involvement and Trust) to participate in an EU European Citizens’ Initiative about permanent European Citizenship. At its meeting on December 4th, our Board decided to actively support the initiative and encouraged member organizations to recommend their expats to sign theRead More