This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 320294

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Why not try something radically different? Six european cities are launching a new city innovation model and we want fellows like you! Code for Europe is hiring talented developers, entrepreneurs and designers to help make a breakthrough in how government services its citizens. Cutting edge, smart apps will be developed and shared among six participating cities: Helsinki, Amsterdam, Rome, Berlin, Manchester and Barcelona.…

According to a study just published by the European Commission in most EU countries, EU citizens from other Member States use welfare benefits no more intensively than the host country's nationals. Mobile EU citizens are less likely to receive disability and unemployment benefits in most countries studied. In the specific case of cash benefits such as social pensions, disability allowances and non-contributory job-seekers allowances financed by general taxation rather than contributions by…

Report: The Open Forum Discussion at Utrecht University kicked-off ‘bEUcitizen’, a multinational research-project on European citizenship. Its necessity became strikingly apparent. UTRECHT, THE NETHERLANDS – 2013 is the European Year of Citizens. Yet, twenty years after the concept of ‘European Citizenship’ was introduced in the Treaty of Maastricht, few know what this citizenship actually entails. Less people still can agree on how it should develop over the coming years. At the…