Introducing the European Year of Citizens 2013
The European Year of Citizens 2013 will focus on rights that every EU citizen has. All 500 million Europeans benefit daily from these rights – as does the European economy.
The better the people of Europe understand their rights as EU citizens, the more informed their decisions will be.
A series of documents illustrate the process followed by the EU institutions to bring the European Year 2013 to fruition – from initial proposal to the final decision.
Your EU rights
EU Citizenship is not an empty concept but a concrete status to which a number of rights are attached.