In everyday life
50 years of European cooperation have brought many concrete benefits to Europeans: easier travel across most of the EU without carrying a passport and easier cross border financial transactions in a single currency the euro. Millions of young Europeans had the chance to study and live in another country through EU student exchange programmes.
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In your region
Since its very beginning the EU has focused on regional policy and on stimulating the economy of disadvantaged regions. Throughout the last 50 years thousands of economic and social development projects have been financed by the EU to narrow the gap between its richer and poorer regions.
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In improving your rights
The EU has set up on-line problem solving services in order to offer quick solutions for cross-border arising problems between businesses, citizens and national public authorities.
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In policy making
During the last 50 years the EU have undertook a wide range of legislation initiatives on improving social, fiscal, environmental and regional policies.
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