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In meeting with MEPs, ELAS and ETTW are recalling the importance of filling the notion of EU citizenship with concrete, practical rights
Latvian NGO alliance has launched consultations with Latvian MEPs about forthcoming EU legislative initiatives. Today, issues related to the alignment of political advertising rules and European voting rights were discussed with MEP Roberts Zīle, MEP Andris Ameriks, and parliamentary assistants of other Latvian MEPs. On behalf of ELA as aRead More
Niels Jørgen Thøgersen: Where do the European Expats live?
Many Europeans live in another country than the one they were born in. Either for a certain period – or during most of their life. They are normally called Expatriates – or Expats. You also use the name Diaspora. This was originally the name for Jews living outside Israel. ButRead More
European Citizenship – what it gives you in addition to your national citizenship
If you are a citizen in one of the member states of the EU you also enjoy the rights of having a European Citizenship. What does that mean? The EU decided in its Maastricht Treaty from 1993 that all citizens in its member states in addition to the rights beingRead 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
ETTW Educational Conference, hosted by the Committee of the Regions – Brussels March 7 th, 2018, 2-6 p.m.
Providing education for European diasporas – a joint challenge for EU and its Member States. How to preserve one’s roots, recognise learning outcomes, support mobility of students without losing talents? What is the role of regions, cities, networks of schools abroad? ETTW (Europeans Throughout The World, https://euromonde.eu) invites you to debateRead 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
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.