The Europe of Citizens. What is your experience of this? Do you actually know your rights? For the European Year of Citizens, let’s talk it over.

Elio Di Rupo  |  Prime Minister
Didier Reynders  |  Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign and European Affairs

Your rights

European citizenship is not an abstract and symbolic notion, but a matter of specific rights.

Participate

A number of events are being organised in Belgium during this European Year of Citizens.

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BELGIAN CITIZENS, CITIZENS OF EUROPE

2013, the European Year of Citizens

Europe plays an important role in your daily life by giving you rights. The right to move and reside freely within the European Union is no doubt the right that you appreciate most. But it is not the only one: crossing borders freely, having access to healthcare systems, paying less for your telecommunications. All these are rights from which you, as a European citizen, benefit.

Goodwill Ambassadors

Faces of the Year

Photos

2013-05-04

Citizens' Dialogue organised by the European Commission on Saturday, May 4th at La Tentation, 28 rue de Laeken, 1000 Brussels.

2013-04-12
Ghent
Credit: EU Social - Picture by Edu Van Gelder

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European Parliament launches information campaign towards 2014 elections

 

Calendar

10
Sep
2013-09-10 to 2014-05-25

Following the official launch on 10 September of the European Parliament's information campaign leading up to the 2014 European elections, the CoR is to acti

15
Oct
2013-10-15 to 2014-05-15

With unemployment at record levels, rising extremism and popular discontent, Europe needs to hear what its citizens are thinking.