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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

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT: The members of the Civil Liberties Committee

ETTW is  particular interested in the Work of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Here is the list of its new members: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/committees/en/libe/members.html?action=0&webCountry=&webTermId=&name=&politicalGroup=&bodyType=&bodyValue=&type=&filter=#menuzone We already know and Work with a number of its members.


[level-registered-users]March 16, 2014  The European Commission’s Recommendation of Jan. 29, 2014 on voting rights As you know the Commission made a Recommendation esp. to 5 EU member states ( Cyprus, Denmark, Ireland, Malta and United Kingdom) that they should show more flexibility in giving their citizens living in other EURead More


[level-registered-users] December 22, 2013  The European Year of Citizens: The year has now come to a close at a big conference in Vilnius, Lithuania. You can find out more about it at this link: http://www.eu2013.lt/en/events/political-meetings/international-level-and-expert-meetings/closing-conference-of-the-european-year-of-citizens-2013-how-to-make-every-year-a-year-for-citizens We will in January get some of the reports and suggestions for follow-up from the conference.Read More

POLITICAL UPDATE NO. 1 from the President:

[level-registered-users] A)  The European Year of Citizens 2013:  website:  http://europa.eu/citizens-2013/   This year is about coming to a close. It has brought a lot of very interesting activities in all EU member states, and you have most likely been involved in some of them.   The closing conference for the yearRead More