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People from Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia Herzegovina, and Serbia will bring their different identities (culture, political situation, economy) but the same message: together in an European dimension…at the Y Vote workshop on EU Enlargement that will be held in Trieste from the 12th March to the 15th March 2009. THE POINTS OF THE WORKSHOP: -The European… » read more

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The European Union is against the war in The Middle East, resolution of the Arab-Israeli conflict is a “strategic priority” but it does not speak with one voice. In my opinion, the EU should continue donations for the Palestinians. EU should be the mediator in the conflict, should help by providing a big social programme,… » read more

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Citizenship

European identity refers to both the sense of personal identification with Europe, and to the identity possessed by ‘Europe’ as a whole. ‘Europe’ is widely used as a synonym for the European Union even though there are millions of people living on the European continent in non-EU states. The prefix pan implies that the identity… » read more

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Multiculturalism

Since the arrival of the new millennium, a number of developments have given intercultural dialogue (ICD), cultural diversity and social cohesion a more prominent place on political agendas such as: migration flows that have significantly changed the population diversity of some European countries; EU enlargement; globalization and geopolitical changes; new means of communication and a… » read more

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Migration

All European states are now net immigration countries. For more established host countries such as France, Germany, the United Kingdom (UK), Benelux countries, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden and Denmark, this has been the case since at least the 1960s. Despite a decline in migration after recruitment stops in 1973-4, immigration flows have been continuous, for the… » read more

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EU and the world

Since its birth in the 1950s, the European Union has been developing relations with the rest of the world through a common policy on trade, development assistance and formal trade and cooperation agreements with individual countries or regional groups. The EU began providing humanitarian aid to those in need around the world in the 1970s.… » read more

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