European Year

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European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations (2012): European Implementation Assessment

Written by Jan Tymowski Executive summary Viewing an ageing European society as both a challenge and an opportunity, the European Union declared 2012 as the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations. The Decision adopted by the European Parliament and Council in September 2011 established the objectives, content of measures, and the budget for this initiative. … Continue reading

The European year for development: Europe in the world

Written by Manuel Manrique Gil (Directorate-General for External Policies). Graphics and statistics by Eulalia Claros (European Parliamentary Research Service) The world has changed rapidly in recent years: the rapid growth of emergent economies and the slow recovery of the European Union after the 2008-2009 economic crisis have diluted the ‘North/South’, ‘developed/developing’ divisions that sustained the … Continue reading

La citoyenneté européenne: Vingt ans après le traité de Maastricht

La citoyenneté européenne instaurée par le traité de Maastricht a pour but de rapprocher l’Union européenne (UE) de ses citoyens. Elle se construit progressivement pour accorder aux Européens un ensemble de droits spécifiques. L’UE vise à faire de la citoyenneté européenne une réalité concrète. La Commission évalue régulièrement la mise en application des droits des … Continue reading

Active ageing at work: the employers’ point of view

In the context of the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations 2012, the European employers’ organisations BUSINESSEUROPE, CEEP and UEAPME, supported by the European Commission, have developed a project on age management policies in enterprises across Europe. The final synthesis called “Employers’ Practices for Active Ageing” was published in December 2012. The … Continue reading

2013 European Year of Citizens

6 language versions available Europäisches Jahr der Bürgerinnen und Bürger (2013) 2013 Año Europeo de los Ciudadanos Année européenne des citoyens 2013 Anno europeo dei cittadini 2013 Rok 2013 Europejskim Rokiem Obywateli The Commission has proposed to make 2013 the Year of Citizens in order to raise awareness of their rights and responsibilities. Particular attention … Continue reading

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