Tag Archive: European Union

Citizens of the world, unite! Why I care so much about brexit

As the UK triggers Article 50 today and starts to leave the EU, a phrase I thought I had left behind popped into my mind: ‘third culture kid’. It describes those who moved between… Continue reading

Don’t Forget To Vote: 2014 EU Elections!

It’s time to vote in the new Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) for the next 5 years! Voting takes place across Europe between today and the 25th of May, depending on which… Continue reading

EU elections: are you too late to register?

You may be running out of time if you still need to register to vote in May’s European Parliament elections! Why all countries can’t have the same deadline I don’t know, but here’s the run down:

You can change the EU

Make your voice heard in the EU – it’s easier than you think! If you live in the EU there are three easy ways you can have a real impact this January. Elect… Continue reading

Choose Europe’s next Green leader

For the first time in EU history citizens will be able to elect candidates for the role of European Commission President. Granted, this option is (so far) limited to choosing the top two… Continue reading

My predictions for 2014

I got a new video camera for Christmas and went on ski trip for New Year’s. The result? My top ten predictions for 2014, from the French Alps!

Help fix EU copyright law

If you do one thing this month, please take a moment to protect your digital freedom: go to Copywrongs.eu and let the EU know how copyright law affects you.

EU4U project

With a combined population of over 500 million inhabitants the European Union is a mind-boggingly bureaucratic and crazily complex confederation of 27 member states. With so much going on it’s no wonder many… Continue reading

Eurozone peril

The Eurozone economy has ground to a halt as figures released today show it has stagnated in the last few months of 2009. The collective economy of the 16 nations using the euro… Continue reading