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Towards a European ‘federation of nation states’?

This week, President of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso, has made a 'state of the union' speech, in which he pleaded for a public debate across the EU for a 'federation of nation…

Young Translators Wanted!

Do you have a thirst for foreign languages? Were you born in 1995? YOUNG TRANSLATORS WANTED! Between 1st September and 20th October, your secondary schools/sixth form college can register for the European…

EU Citizens - Your Rights, Your Europe

Have your say on the rights and future of EU citizens, in the Citizenship Report 2013 As a citizen of the European Union you have a number of rights agreed by all of the 27 member countries:…


Welcome to EUROPE DIRECT Information Centre - Llangollen

If you live in Denbighshire or Flintshire, and have any questions related to Europe or the EU, visit, phone, email or write to EUROPE DIRECT Information Centre - Llangollen, today, FREE OF CHARGE.

'Our World, Our Future, Our Dignity'

This year has been designated European Year for Development. It is an opportunity to look at what has been achieved so far to reduce poverty across the world, and also to think about what still needs to be done. You can follow the year's events here: 

EDIC Llangollen will also be organising local events on this theme, to be advertised on this website soon..

Join the debate!

Click on the image below to connect with the EU using social media, read and contribute to blogs, join discussions and voice your opinion in consultations.  You can also find out how to contact your MEPs and other EU representatives.

You can set the agenda! 

In 2012, the EU citizens agenda was launched, allowing one million EU citizens to participate directly in the development of EU policies, by calling on the European Commission to make a legislative proposal. find out more by clicking on the image below:

Did you know that...
  • The right to move and reside freely within the territory of the EU Member States is one of the most highly valued rights granted by EU law and it is enshrined in the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union?
  • In 2009, an estimated 11.9 million EU citizens were living in another member state than their own. 1.4 million of these were UK citizens living in another EU country.

For advice on all aspects of moving about in the EU (travel, work and retirement, vehicles, education, health, shopping, living abroad and family), click on the image below to visit 'Your Europe'.