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European Capitals of Culture 2015 are Pilsen (Czech Republic) and Mons (Belgium)

Pilsen in the Czech Republic and Mons in Begium are both European Capitals of Culture 2015. Have a look at their websites for further information about upcoming events and travel tips. Each town…

As 2015 begins, so too does European Year for Development 2015

2015 will be a year dedicated to raising awareness and engaging Europeans everywhere in the EU's development cooperation and starting a debate around the year's motto 'Our World, Our dignity,…

Moving abroad within the EU and want to know more about your residence rights?

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Employability Skills Event, John Summers High School, Queensferry, Thursday 29th January

Europe Direct Information Centre - Llangollen will be taking an information stand to this careers event at John Summers High School.  We will be talking to young people about European mobility opportunities,…

European Christmas Tree Decoration Exchange 2014 - our biggest exchange yet!

This year's European Christmas Tree Decoration Exchange is the biggest yet, with 55 regions taking part across 20 countries.  A total of 275 schools will be exchanging hand-made Christmas tree…

International Day at Westwood Primary, Buckley

We have been invited to take part in Westwood Primary's International Day on 14th November.  We'll provide workshops for all the juniors, with the chance to explore the countries of the European…

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'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..

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  • 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.

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