Does the European Union educate generations into being united in diversity ?

This year, we have celebrated the Erasmus program’s 30th birthday. It is largely considered as one of the most successful and profitable policies that the Union has implemented. Allowing students and young professionals to study and work in the countries of the Union, with financial help, in the name of their European citizenship, or of the partner nations’, it is considered both a very efficient educational tool and a very effective integration mechanism. It also is symptomatic of what the Union has been trying to do in the field of education : harmonize and enable the young Europeans to have their skills and diplomas recognized throughout Europe. This work is in the vein of the will of free movement of the workers stated in the Treaty of Rome signed 60 years ago.

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Passe-droit et dorure, un week-end à Kazan

Il est 23h00. Nous attendons sagement sur le quai, au début de la première plateforme de la gare Moscou Kazanskaya. Le départ est prévu pour 23h38. La gare n’est plus très animée, les quelques boutiques d’alimentation ici et là sont encore ouvertes alors que les vendeurs de souvenirs ont déjà déserté. Continuer de lire « Passe-droit et dorure, un week-end à Kazan »