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Faces of the Year

Faces of the Year: A number of EU citizens from across Member States have utilised their EU rights in different ways or have made extraordinary contributions to Europe, and they are our ‘Faces of the Year’.

 

 

  • AustriaAustria
    Austria:

    NAME: Eva Spielberger

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Architect

    PORTRAIT (EN) (DE)

     

     

     

     

     

    NAME: Wolfgang Knes

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Papier Engineer - Austria and Mondi Group Works Council

     

    PORTRAIT (EN) (DE)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • BulgariaBulgaria
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  • BelgiumBelgium
    Belgium:

    NAME: Senne Dehandschutter

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Film and television director

    PORTRAIT

     

  • CyprusCyprus
    Cyprus:

    NAME: Chrysis Michaelides

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: High School Business Teacher

    PORTRAIT (EN) (EL)

    NAME: Eleni Theocharous

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Doctor / Member of the European parliament

    PORTRAIT (EN) (EL)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • CroatiaCroatia

    Croatia:

     

     

  • Czech RepublicCzech Republic
    Czech Republic:


    NAMEJana Kratochvílová

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: PR Manager

    PORTRAIT (EN) (CZ)

     

     

     

     

    NAME: Markéta Čihařová

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: University student. Major: Psychology 

    PORTRAIT (EN)  (CZ)

     

    NAME: Daniela Ottová

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Student

    PORTRAIT (EN)  (CZ)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • DenmarkDenmark
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  • EstoniaEstonia
    Estonia:



    NAME: Kristel Plangi

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Leader of Estonian EU-OSHA Coordination Centre

    PORTRAIT (EN)  (ET)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • FinlandFinland
    Finland:

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • FranceFrance
    France:

     

     



    NAME: Valentin Chaput

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: One of the creators of the ‘je veux l’Europe’ (I want Europe) project

    PORTRAIT

     

     

    NAME: Mélina Huet 

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: One of the creators of the ‘je veux l’Europe’ (I want Europe) project 

    PORTRAIT

    NAME: Antoine Starcky

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: One of the creators of the ‘je veux l’Europe’ (I want Europe) project

    PORTRAIT

     

     

    NAME: Guillaume Pol Lajaima

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: One of the creators of the ‘je veux l’Europe’ (I want Europe) project

    PORTRAIT

     

     

     

    NAME: Pierre Arlaud

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Je veux l’Europe’

    (I want Europe)'s Director

    PORTRAIT

     

     

  • GermanyGermany
    Germany:

    NAME: Etelka Kobuß

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Commissioner for Foreigners, Chemnitz

    PORTRAIT (EN)

    PORTRAIT (DE)

     

     

     

     

    NAME: Jan Lachner

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Aerospace Engineer

    PORTRAIT (EN) (DE)

     

    NAME: Athéna Panni

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Entrepreneur/Unternehmerin

    PORTRAIT (en) DE

     

     

     

  • GreeceGreece
    Greece:

    NAMENikolaos Kaffesakis

    TITLE/OCCUPATIONPostgraduate student - MSC International Masters in Sport and Tourism Engineering

    PORTRAIT (GR)

     

     

    NAME: Elpiniki Pavlou

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Postgraduate student - Architecture

    PORTRAIT (GR)

     

    NAME: Efthymia Dimitrakopoulou

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Student at the University of Thessalia

    PORTRAIT (GR)

     

  • HungaryHungary
    Hungary:

    NAME:Dániel Vérten

    TITLE/OCCUPATION:Director and producer

    PORTRAIT (EN) (HU)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • IrelandIreland
    Ireland:

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • ItalyItaly
    Italy:

    NAME: Andrea Gerosa

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Entrepreneur

    PORTRAIT (IT)

     

     

     

    NAME: Felice-Alessio Bava

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Researcher

    PORTRAIT (IT)

     

     

     

    NAME: Martina Caironi

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Athlete

    PORTRAIT (IT)

     

     

     

    NAME: Paola Costa

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Entrepreneur

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  • LatviaLatvia
    Latvia:

     

    NAME:  Ilze Mazpane

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Consultant

    PORTRAIT (EN ) (LV)

     

    NAME: Eduards Gaušis

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: President – ‘The Club “The House” – Youth for

    United Europe’

    PORTRAIT (EN) (LV)

    NAME: Inta Simanska

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Policy Coordinator at

    Civil Alliance-Latvia

    PORTRAIT (EN) (LV)

     

     

     

  • LithuaniaLithuania
    Lithuania:

     

     

     

     

     

  • LuxembourgLuxembourg
    Luxembourg:

    NAME: Jean-Paul Friederich

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: President of ELA Luxembourg

      PORTRAIT (DE) (FR)

     

    NAME: Stephanie Sorvillo

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Age-In representative

      PORTRAIT (EN) (FR) (DE)

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • MaltaMalta
    Malta:

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • NetherlandsNetherlands
    Netherlands:

    NAME: Andrei Girz

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Horticulture & Business Management student

      PORTRAIT (EN) (NL)

    NAME: Samuel Hurst

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Student European Studies and International Relations

      PORTRAIT (NL) (EN)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • PolandPoland
    Poland:

    NAME: Aleksandra Osuch

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Student and volunteer 

      PORTRAIT (PL) (EN)

     

      

      

      

      

      

    NAME: Franz Becker

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Local Councilor in Parchowo

    PORTRAIT (PL(EN)

     

      

      

      

      

      

    NAME: Frédéric Coppin

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Local Councilor in Tułowice

    PORTRAIT (PL) (EN)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • PortugalPortugal
    Portugal:

     

    NAME: Filipe Madeira

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Agricultural Engineer

    PORTRAIT

     

    NAME: Joel Santos

    TITLE/OCCUPATION:  Travel and nature photographer

    PORTRAIT

     

    NAME: Pascale Lagneaux

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Vogal da Junta de Freguesia de S. Lourenço – Azeitão

    PORTRAIT

     

    NAME: Victor Antonio

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Pilot

    PORTRAIT

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • RomaniaRomania
    Romania:

    NAME: Ioan Tanase

    TITLE/OCCUPATION:  

    Director of the National Association of

    Citizens Advice Bureaux (NACAB) in Romania 

    PORTRAIT (EN) (RO)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • SlovakiaSlovakia
    Slovakia:

    NAME: Katarina Horanska

    TITLE/OCCUPATION:  Translator   

    PORTRAIT (EN) (SK)

  • SloveniaSlovenia
    Slovenia:

    NAME:

    Mateja Trpin

    TITLE/OCCUPATION:

    Social education

     

    and human rights professional

     

    PORTRAIT (EN) (SI)

    NAME:

    Edward Clug

     

     

    TITLE/OCCUPATION:

    Neodvisni plesni koreograf na področju sodobnega baleta in umetniški vodja Baleta SNG Maribor

     

     

    PORTRAIT (SI) (EN)

    NAME:

    Jeroen Nab

     

     

    TITLE/OCCUPATION:

     Novinar

    PORTRAIT  (SI) (EN)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • SpainSpain
    Spain:

    NAME: Ana Dubois

    TITLE/OCCUPATION:   Entrepreneur    

     

    PORTRAIT (EN) ES

    NAME: Israel Arribas Santolaya

    TITLE/OCCUPATION:   Technology Consultant   

     

    PORTRAIT (EN) ES

    NAME: Alejandra Pardo Crrascal

    TITLE/OCCUPATION:   Fundraiser

     

    PORTRAIT (EN) ES

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • SwedenSweden
    Sweden:

    NAME: Therese Jönsson

    TITLE/OCCUPATION:   Legal Associate   

     

    PORTRAIT (EN) SV

     

    NAME: Oskar Wallner

    TITLE/OCCUPATION:   Chairman of the

    European Youth Parliament, Sweden  

     

    PORTRAIT (EN) SV

     

    NAME: Tilda Jönsson

    TITLE/OCCUPATION: Volunteer         

     

    PORTRAIT (EN) (SV)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    United Kingdom:

    NAME: Laura Mateos Borregon

    TITLE/OCCUPATION:     Employee with the

    European Volunteer Service (EVS)

     

    PORTRAIT (EN)

    NAME: Jacob Woods

    TITLE/OCCUPATION:Artist and Facilitator    

     

    PORTRAIT (EN) 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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