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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
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.
POLITICAL UPDATE No. 3
[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