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The one million Euro citizens – #EYC2013

2013 did not bring only the new EU Presidency, this time chaired by the Republic of Ireland, but also the new „European Year“. 2013 we have the „European Year of Citizens“. The main website summarizes the goal oft he year as this:

„The European Year of Citizens 2013 will focus on rights that every EU citizen has. All 500 million Europeans benefit daily from these rights – as does the European economy. The European Year will encourage dialogue at all levels of government, civil society and business, to. The European Year of Citizens 2013 will focus on rights that every EU citizen has. All 500 million Europeans benefit daily from these rights – as does the European economy. The European Year will encourage dialogue at all levels of government, civil society and business, to explore where you – as citizens – want the EU to be by 2020 – in terms of rights, policies and governance.“

Just two days ago the Irish presidency launched the European Year with the first Citizens’ dialouge in Dublin. Severel meeting like this are planned throughout the year in Ireland and across the Union. But this is just what happens on the surface, the background looks dim. Weiterlesen I Read more The one million Euro citizens — #EYC2013