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European Civic Education

As the gap between the EU and its citizen is constantly widening,thus weakening its cohesion and capacity to act,civic education appears essential to start filling the gap in 4 phases:1.Define European citizenship in our time 2.With the help of a multidisciplinary pedagogic task force,define the content of EU citizenship educational modules ranging between 10-20 years… » read more

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I will be supposed possibly think become active citizens. Active citizens, or creating societies of citizens, so that we can intervene and claim effectively in problems that concern us, or participating in institutions of decisions, as is the local self-government. It will suppose possibly that we decide what city and what village we want. If… » read more

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CREAR EUROPA

Hola europeos: ahí van algunas sugerencias 1.- Potenciar la lengua inglesa como la de la Unión Europea. 2.- Reducción progresiva de las embajadas tanto dentro como fuera de la EU. Se podría aplicar el criterio de idioma similar y de zona europea. Así las embajadas de Alemania y Austria (más otros paises) se fundiría en… » read more

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I first spoke at a conference in favour of Britain joining the the Common Market in 1961 – at the request of Harold Macmillan who needed support for his forthcoming application to join. I have supported the idea ever since and ever more enthusiastically as I see what I had hoped for coming to pass.… » read more

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When we reside in another European Country we should have the right to vote and to stand as candidates a least up to Regional level. Futhermore there should be a consultative committee formed of EU citizens issue from the other member states to guarantee that the EU country of residence does not infringe on the… » read more

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I think all city councils in the 27 member states should have a European dimension. If we want to bridge the gap between the “ordinary” citizen and European Institutions, we should begin at the first level : provide information, organise conferences and debates in the villages and cities all over the E.U., so that everybody… » read more

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Education on European issues

The EU should show more commitment to educational promotion in general but also specifically regarding European issues, e.g. through the expansion of existing educational EU programmes or the establishment of new EU programmes as well as the incorporation of the European integration process as a central topic in the national school curricula.

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The EU should ensure that part of each country’s national curriculum, in both schools and universities, requires a section on Democracy and European Citizenship, to ensure a greater understanding of the EU, its history, and its opportunities.

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