“It’s about Europe. It’s about you. Join the debate” – 2013 is the ‘European Year of Citizens’

Brussels, 23-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — 2013 has been officially named “The European Year of Citizens”. 20 years after the introduction of EU Citizenship, the year will focus both on what has already been achieved for citizens and on meeting citizens’ expectations for the … Read the full press release

Acquisition of citizenship in the EU EU27 Member States granted citizenship to around 810 000 persons in 2010

20-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — In 2010, 810 500 persons acquired citizenship1 of an EU27 Member State. The highest number of citizenships were granted by the United Kingdom(195 000 persons), France (143 000), Spain (124 000) and Germany (105 000) which together accounted for 70% of all citizenships granted by the EU27 Member … Read the full press release