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

Chat live with EU experts on Facebook, 24th November, 12.30-14.30.  You can submit your questions now at: www.facebook.com/events/938225916206209/

9.3 billion euros for the UK’s regions from 2014-2020

The European Commission has today confirmed that GBP9.3 billion funding will be available for UK's regions in the next seven years. In addition the UK will receive more than GBP4 billion for rural…

The 2014 European Elections: who won, how, why and with what implications for Britain and Europe?

A panel of experts give their analysis and answer the audience's questions about what happened at the European elections 2014 and what it means for the UK. www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b045p8gf

Events

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…

European Christmas Tree Decoration Exchange 2014 now underway!

About a month ago, we invited all Europe Direct Information Centres (EDICs) across the EU an invitation to take part in our annual European Christmas Tree Decoration Exchange project. The response has…

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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.

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