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Scouts [What Europe does for you]

Are you, or is someone you know, one of the 40 million recognised members of the scouting movement worldwide? Then you will already know that scouts in Europe and worldwide are committed to contributing to build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society. Continue reading

Drone users [What Europe does for you]

Have you ever bought or been offered a drone, and wondered what you are allowed to do with it? Maybe you have already taken photos with your drone or tried to lift things up into the air. Or maybe your neighbours thinks you are spying on them… Continue reading

Astronomers [What Europe does for you]

European astronomers have always been leaders in exploring the final frontier. The EU helps to continue this tradition, regardless of whether astronomers are amateur or professional. Continue reading

Young people involved in politics [What Europe does for you]

Young politicians have recently been elected to the highest positions of power in several EU countries, yet many young people still choose to stay away from politics. Continue reading

Users of wearable sensors [What Europe does for you]

Have you noticed people watching their wrist while doing sport? Perhaps, like an increasing number of people, you enjoy using mobile and wearable devices to track your fitness by measuring your athletic performance, calculate the calories you burn, your sleep, or stress level. Continue reading

Football fans [What Europe does for you]

Following your team for their away matches this season? EU law on free movement of people makes it easy for football fans to travel to watch their national or club team play live. Continue reading

Football players [What Europe does for you]

Whether you’re a fan or a player, you will know that EU football clubs play under the supervision of the UEFA – the Union of European Football Associations. Continue reading

Skiers [What Europe does for you]

Your ski holiday in Europe is becoming safer, more accessible, affordable, and environmentally friendly, thanks to the EU. The EU strategy for the Alpine region helps protect the fragile Alpine ecosystem, to help avoid natural risks like avalanches. Continue reading

Sportspeople [What Europe does for you]

While responsibility for sports policy lies primarily with national governments and sports organisations, decisions taken by the EU institutions can have a major impact on your career as a professional sportsperson, helping to change rules that are detrimental to you. Continue reading

Cultural tourists [What Europe does for you]

If you choose your holiday destinations on the basis of the cultural sites or museums to visit, as 40 % of European tourists do, you may be interested to know how the EU supports sites that are off the beaten track and helps them link up with similar sites in cross-border areas. Continue reading

Fishing enthusiasts [What Europe does for you]

Are you one of the many Europeans who love to cast a fishing rod in their free time? Through actions such as protecting European waters and studying the impact of recreational fishing, the EU is helping not only to protect the environment, but also to ensure the future of this popular hobby. Continue reading

Bathers [What Europe does for you]

Europe’s bathing water is much cleaner today than previously. Europeans can now swim in increasingly cleaner coastal and inland bathing areas, thanks to EU laws and national water policies that protect our health and the environment. Continue reading

Surfers [What Europe does for you]

With European elections coming up in May 2019, you probably want to know how the European Union impacts your daily life, before you think about voting. In the latest in a series of posts on what Europe does for you, your family, your business and your wellbeing, we look at what Europe does for surfers. Continue reading

Young television viewers [What Europe does for you]

Do your children spend less time in school than in front of a TV set? You are not alone. Worryingly, by the age of 18, the average young European will have spent a full four years in front of a screen. Continue reading

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