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
Pierre-Yves le Borgn’ – the new President of ETTW
The Board of ETTW elected French expat Pierre-Yves Le Borgn’ president of Europeans Throughout The World. He replaces Raymond C. Xerri who has been appointed Consul General for Malta in Ottawa. Pierre-Yves Le Borgn’ is a former member of the French Parliament where he represented French citizens living abroad from 2012Read 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
Brain drain: A one way ticket?
During a big European week organised by the European Committee of the Regions (CoR), our President Dr. Raymond Xerri participated in a workshop on the 9th of October, a workshop entitled: ‘Brain drain: a one way ticket?’. CoR members emphasised the need to define local and regional strategies to counteractRead More