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1 Welcome Croeso Cardiff EDC News September 2012

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

3 Cardiff EDC is on Facebook

4 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

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6 European Capitals of Culture 2012 Guimarães (Portugal) and Maribor (Slovenia)

7 Cyprus holds the EU Presidency for the period July-December 2012

8 Forthcoming talks and events in Cardiff with a European theme

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10 Details of 2012 language courses now available French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish plus Croat, Polish, Russian and Turkish

11 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

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

13 Click on image to download report

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15 Click on image for full details New publications received by the EDC

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17 New publications received by the EDC Click on image for full details

18 In the News… Thursday 6 September 2012 EU High Level Group presents recommendations to increase level of literacy in Europe

19 In the News… Tuesday 11September 2012 OECD and European Commission present 2012 Education at a Glance report

20 In the News… Wednesday 12 September 2012 European Commission President Barroso delivers the State of the Union Address 2012

21 In the News… Wednesday 12 September 2012 Banking Union European Commission to propose a single banking supervision mechanism

22 In the News… Wednesday 19 September 2012 European Commission proposes a Regulation for the set-up of the European Voluntary Corps in Humanitarian Aid

23 In the News… Wednesday 19 September 2012 [provisional date] European Commission adopts its Cloud Computing Strategy

24 In the News… Wednesday 26 September 2012 European Commission presents report on boosting the contribution of cultural and creative sectors to growth and jobs

25 Travelling around Europe? Find out your rights… Rail – Air – People with reduced mobility…

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

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

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29 April 2008 – March 2013 is now freely available to libraries, schools and public bodies in Wales Please ask for details

30 Information for citizens …

31 European Citizens Initiative Launched 1 April 2012

32 A new electronic one-stop-shop for access to justice information throughout the EU https://e-justice.europa.eu/

33 New website from the EU bringing together information for children about the EU

34 CITZALIA A virtual role-playing game and social networking forum to boost citizens' understanding of how the EU works Two new educational games from the European Central Bank

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37 Fraternité2020 Their goal is to make European exchange programmes like Erasmus or the European Voluntary Service (EVS) more attractive in order to enable more European citizens to spend time in another country

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

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

41 Elections in Europe September 2012 Netherlands Legislative Election 12 September 2012 Belarus Legislative Election 22 September 2012

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