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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

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

Curriculum Vitae of Dr Raymond Xerri

Dr Raymond Xerri, Representing the Council for Maltese Living Abroad – MALTA, Ph.D (Australia), M.A.(Dip.St.)(Malta), D.D.S., E.U.Sch.(E.U.Law)(Germany), B.A.(Hons.)(U.S.A.) was born in New York in 1969 and started his primary education at the St Joseph Catholic School in New York City and after moving to Malta in May 1977 continued such education atRead More

ETTW – POLITICAL UPDATE No. 5 – July 8, 2014

POLITICAL UPDATE No. 5 July 8, 2014  The new European Parliament at work   The 751 members of the European Parliament elected in May have now started working.  About half of the members are elected for the first time.   The 20 standing committees have now been organised with a presidentRead More