AEDH and the European Year of Citizens Alliance

Launched in December 2012, the Alliance held its first meeting in Brussels in January 2013. To date, the Alliance brings together more than sixty organizations and networks of the European civil society and national alliances from the 27 countries of the European Union and Croatia. The European Association for the Defence of Human Rights (AEDH) is a member of the steering committee and is represented by its Honorary Chairman Pierre Barge – who also co-chairs, with Carlotta Besozzi from the European Disability Forum, the Working Group on inclusive citizenship.

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European Year of Citizens 2013: AEDH is taking action for citizenship!

EU has decided to put citizens at the core of the European Year 2013, to mark the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the European Union citizenship under the Maastricht treaty in 1993. AEDH takes this opportunity to push forward its approach of the European citizenship: an active and participative citizenship, a social citizenship, a residence-based citizenship.

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No to the erosion of rights for Czech European citizens: the Charter of Fundamental Rights must be applied fully in the Czech Republic – Press release 3 April 2012

AEDH and the Czech Helsinki Committee (CHC) deplore that the European Parliament rejected the guidelines laid out in the first report submitted by Andrew Duff, Member of the European Parliament (ALDE – UK) on the implementation of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union in the Czech Republic.

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