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EYCA : « It’s about Us, It’s about Europe! Towards Democratic European Citizenship!”

EYCA : « It’s about Us, It’s about Europe! Towards Democratic European Citizenship!”

On 12th and 13th December 2013, the Closing Conference of the European Year of Citizens 2013 took place at the Lithuanian Parliament “Seimas” in Vilnius. During this event, the chair of European Year of Citizens Alliance (EYCA) officially handed over EYCA Policy Document:
“It’s about Us, it’s about Europe! Towards Democratic European Citizenship” to EU Commission Vice-President Viviane Reding.

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Rule of law under attack in Hungary – Joint Statement (10/12)

Following new laws adopted by the Hungarian parliament over the last weeks, concerning for example the criminalisation of homelessness or the extension of the length of pre-trial detention, AEDH and the Hungarian Helsinki Committee call on the Hungarian Parliament and Government to respect the principle of the rule of law and Human rights.

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Serge Kollwelter, the AEDH’s honorary chairman, discusses the reduction of the funds allocated to the « Europe for Citizens » programme – 3rd September 2013

In an article on the successes and challenges posed by the European Year of Citizens, published on September 3rd 2013 in the daily newspaper « La Libre Belgique », Serge Kollwelter, the AEDH’s honorary chairman, comments on the irony of reducing the funds allocated to the « Europe for Citizens » programme during the European Year of Citizens.

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Presentation on an inclusive citizenship for all EU citizens by Pierre Barge, the AEDH’s honorary chairman, at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) – 04th September 2013

Pierre Barge, the AEDH’s honorary chairman, was invited to give a presentation as the co-president of the working group « An inclusive citizenship for all EU residents » within the European Year of Citizens Alliance (EYCA 2013): he gave a speech at the EESC about his working group’s position.

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The European Year for Citizens Alliance met in Zagreb – July 2013

The European Year for Citizens Alliance met in Zagreb – July 2013

The Alliance of the civil society organisations for the European Year of Citizens (EYCA) met up on July 8th and 9th in Zagreb. The AEDH, which is represented in the Steering Committee by its Honorary Chairman Pierre Barge (who also co-chairs the third working group) attended this meeting.

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