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GENDERED AND GENERATIONAL ASPECTS OF SOCIAL, POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND CIVIL CITIZENSHIP RIGHTS – The findings of WPs ON GENDERED AND GENERATIONAL CITIZENSHIP RIGHTS (D9.3)

February 24, 2017

This report derives from the work of coordinators of Work Package 9 of the FP7 programme bEUcitizen coordinated by Utrecht University (NL) and the University of Turin (IT) and is based on the findings of four work packages focusing on the economic (WP5), social (WP6), civil (WP7) and political…

NEW BOUNDARIS, NEW POSSIBILITIES – Minorities and Citizenship in Estonia (D4.5)

The Estonian government has taken many steps in order to integrate minorities into Estonian society. Although some international organisations’ reports indicate to obstacles in equal treatment, still the integration policy during the last twenty years can be described as successful. The latest…

Towards Impact Assessment indicators for EU citizenship (D11.2)

Tools and frameworks for executing impact assessments are useful to provide policy and decision makers with knowledge and guidance. This might help in identifying possible barriers – but also opportunities – for exercising European Union citizenship. Impact assessment is the systematic ex-ante…

Impact assessment tools for policy makers on the European and the national level (D11.3)

Since the Treaty of Maastricht (1992), every person holding the nationality of a European Union (EU) Member State is automatically a citizen of the EU and is granted an additional set of rights. In 2007, the Lisbon Treaty strengthened EU citizenship by making the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights…

CROSS-TASK ANALYSIS (D7.7)

In the legal EU context, fundamental rights, including civil rights, have recently not only gained visibility, but also acquired an increasing significance. This is particularly so since the entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon (2009), which turned the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights into a…

The quest for a European civic culture – The EU and EU Citizenship in policies and practices of citizenship education in seven EU member states (D8.10)

Since the Treaty of Maastricht (1992) all nationals of EU member states hold EU citizenship too. EU citizens hold EU citizenship rights in addition to their national rights. These rights include civil, social, economic and political rights. Holding these rights does not guarantee actual…

EUROPEAN POLICY BRIEF: REVISITING THE FOUNDATION OF EUROPEAN UNION CITIZENSHIP: MAKING IT RELEVANT TO ALL EUROPEAN UNION CITIZENS

February 10, 2017

REVISITING THE FOUNDATION OF EUROPEAN UNION CITIZENSHIP: MAKING IT RELEVANT TO ALL EUROPEAN UNION CITIZENS Policy scenarios and recommendations from bEUcitizen, a research project on the barriers to realise and exercise citizenship rights by European Union citizens Written by Marie-Pierre…

EUROPEAN POLICY BRIEF: MOBILITY AND CITIZENSHIP IN EUROPE: FROM THE WORKER-CITIZEN TO INCLUSIVE EUROPEAN UNION CITIZENSHIP

February 3, 2017

MOBILITY AND CITIZENSHIP IN EUROPE: FROM THE WORKER-CITIZEN TO INCLUSIVE EUROPEAN UNION CITIZENSHIP Policy scenarios and recommendations from bEUcitizen, a research project on the barriers to realise and exercise citizenship rights by European Union citizens Written by Bridget Anderson,…

EUROPEAN POLICY BRIEF: PRECARIOUS VERSUS PROTECTED CARE WORK IN THE EUROPEAN UNION: FINDING THE RIGHT BALANCE

PRECARIOUS VERSUS PROTECTED CARE WORK IN THE EUROPEAN UNION: FINDING THE RIGHT BALANCE Policy scenarios and recommendations from bEUcitizen, a research project on the barriers to realise and exercise citizenship rights by European Union citizens Written by Trudie Knijn & Rosanne…

EUROPEAN POLICY BRIEF: TOWARDS A MORE LEGITIMATE FORM OF DIRECT DEMOCRACY IN THE EUROPEAN UNION

TOWARDS A MORE LEGITIMATE FORM OF DIRECT DEMOCRACY IN THE EUROPEAN UNION Policy scenarios and recommendations from bEUcitizen, a research project on the barriers to realise and exercise citizenship rights by European Union citizens Written by Francis Cheneval   Drawing on research…