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         Cardiff EDC News
            March 2010
  helping you find out about the European
      Union and the countries of Europe


         promoting debate about
       the EU and European issues


encouraging you to ask questions, give your
 opinions and make suggestions to the EU
Forthcoming talks, lectures and seminars
     on European themes in Cardiff

              All welcome
        Wednesday 3 March 2010 at 17:00
Cardiff Law School, Museum Avenue – Room 1.28
         Speaker: Professor Carol Harlow
          (London School of Economics)
The EU and the UN: The post-Kadi developments
       Seminar: Thursday 18 March 2010 at 17:00
         Cardiff Law School, Museum Avenue
                Professor Hans Micklitz
(Professor of Economic Law at the European University Institute)
            European Regulatory Private Law:
            A Plea for a New Way of Thinking
  Language Courses available Spring 2010

Croatian - French – German – Greek – Irish – Italian –
 Polish – Portuguese – Russian – Spanish – Turkish

   http://choices1.cf.ac.uk/choices/languages.php
         In the News…
Essen (Germany), Istanbul (Turkey)
   and Pécs (Hungary) are the
European Capitals of Culture 2010
        In the News…
 Spain holds the EU Presidency
for the period January–June 2010
  Website: http://www.eu2010.es
          EU activities in March 2010 …
1-2 March 2010:     Brussels Tax Forum: Tax Policies
                    for a Post-Crisis World

3 March 2010:       Launch of Europe 2020 – the EU’s
                    new economic strategy

3 March 2010:       Galileo Application Days

9 March 2010:       Launch of the European Heritage
                    Label

11-12 March 2010:   Bologna Ministerial Anniversary
                    Conference in Budapest-Vienna

11 March 2010:      Launch of new selection procedure
                    for EU officials
                    3 March 2010
            Launch of Europe 2020




  The EU’s new
Economic Strategy
                      11-12 March 2010
  Bologna Ministerial Anniversary Conference
          2010 in Vienna / Budapest
The Bologna Declaration has reformed the structures of European higher education
systems over the past ten years in a major way and has played a significant role in
strengthening the competitiveness and attractiveness of European higher education
     Elections / Referendums in
        March 2010 in Europe
                 Iceland
Referendum on terms of payment to UK and
         Netherlands re. Icesave
             6 March 2010
              Switzerland
      Referendums on three issues
             7 March 2010
Website: http://www.2010againstpoverty.eu
  112 is the common telephone number
    to ring in ALL EU Member States
to get through to the Emergency Services
        http://ec.europa.eu/112
          In the News…
      EU Roaming Regulation
  Entered into force on 1 July 2009
Cuts roaming costs for SMS, calls and
      data downloads up to 60%
Which role shall sport play in Europe?

Article 165 of the Treaty of Lisbon gives the EU
          soft powers on sports policy
Treaty of Lisbon came into force on
          1 December 2009
Looking for information on these subjects
or anything else connected with Europe?

          Please ask EDC staff
                 or use



    http://www.europeansources.info
        April 2009 – March 2011


is now freely available to libraries, schools
        and public bodies in Wales
           Please ask for details

    http://www.europeansources.info
Welcome to the Youtube space of the
           European Union
    http://uk.youtube.com/EUtube
           Have your say…

       Debate Europe website
http://europa.eu/debateeurope/index_en.htm
New look and feel to top level
 EUROPA pages on the web
      September 2009-
     EU Bookshop Digital Library
             From October 2009
all EU publications can be downloaded free
      from the EU Bookshop website
Find out what is happening…
    Give your opinions …
       Welsh Members of the
   European Parliament 2009-2014

• Jill Evans

• Kay Swinburne

• Derek Vaughan

• John Bufton

				
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