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1 Welcome Croeso Cardiff EDC News September 2013

2 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

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5 European Capitals of Culture 2013 Marseille (France) and Košice (Slovakia)

6 Lithuania holds the EU Presidency for the period July-December 2013

7 Cardiff EDC is on Facebook

8 Cardiff EDC Internship Programme Join us as a part time or full time intern at the Cardiff EDC for the academic year Part time interns work with us for three hours a week and also participate in Cardiff EDC events Enjoyable and Instructive Further information or

9 Monday 16 September 2013 at 6.00pm Visit by members of the Consular Association in Wales and the President and Vice Chancellor of Cardiff University, Professor Colin Riordan, to the Cardiff EDC to hear about the international strategy of Cardiff University and the work of the Cardiff EDC Forthcoming event at Cardiff EDC Further details

10 Thursday 24 October 2013 at 6.00pm ERASMUS Welcome Reception Forthcoming event Further details

11 Forthcoming event Thursday 28 November 2013 at 6.00pm What Europe means to me Young Europeans speak from the head and the heart about what Europe means to them in 2013 Organised jointly by the Cardiff EDC and the CELAG Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at Cardiff University Moderator: Dr Jo Hunt, Cardiff Law School Buffet provided Free entry but booking essential:

12 Recently published reports on topics relating to Wales and Europe …

13 Click on image to download document Further information

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16 Click on image for full details New publications received by the EDC This is just a selection of new titles …

17 Forthcoming talks and events in Cardiff with a European theme …

18 Details of language courses now available French, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish plus Croatian, Russian andTurkish

19 Cardiff is named European Capital for Sport Cardiff has been successful in securing the prestigious title of European Capital of Sport The announcement was made by officials from the European Capitals of Sports Association (ACES) at an event held in Valencia this week. It was recognised that Cardiff has firmly established itself as a leading city for sport, offering state of the art stadiums and facilities including the Millennium Stadium, SWALEC Stadium and Cardiff International Sport Stadium. Leader of the Council, Cllr Rodney Berman said: "There is no denying the city already has a fantastic sporting pedigree. Ther e is no den ying the city alre ady has a fant astic spor ting pedi gree. Cardiff has been named European Capital of Sport 2014

20 In the News … 11 September State of the Union Address The President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, delivers the fourth State of the Union Address at the European Parliament

21 In the News … 11 September 2013 Connected Europe European Commission adopts a legislative package for a Connected Continent: Building a Telecoms Single Market

22 In the News … 25 September 2013 Communication on Opening up Education European Commission adopts a Communication Opening up Education, an initiative to promote innovative teaching and learning through new technologies and open educational resources

23 is the common telephone number to ring in ALL EU Member States to get through to the Emergency Services

24 European Citizens Initiative Launched 1 April 2012

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27 Find out what is happening … Give your opinions and participate...

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30 Welsh Members of the European Parliament Jill Evans Kay Swinburne Derek Vaughan John Bufton Click on image to connect to MEPs website

31 Elections in Europe September 2013 Norway Parliamentary Election 9 September 2013 Germany Parliamentary Election 12 September 2013

32 Elections in Europe September 2013 Switzerland Referendum, 22 September 2013 Austria Parliamentary Election 29 September 2013

33 Looking for information on these subjects or anything else connected with Europe? Please ask EDC staff or use

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

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