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Reding tries to persuade citizens to love the EU
Date 28/10/2010 11:56  Author webmaster  Hits 940  Language Global
28 OCT 2010

The European Commission has launched a campaign to win for the European Union the gratitude of its 500 million citizens.

By Simon Taylor and Toby Vogel | European Voice

Announcing a bundle of measures ranging from revised rules on car registration, package holidays and cross-border healthcare, Viviane Reding, the European commissioner for justice, fundamental rights and citizenship, promised “everyday solutions to the everyday problems of citizens”.

She styled the measures as a plan to improve “effective EU citizenship” and said they were based on the “25 main obstacles that citizens may confront throughout their lives based on their complaints”.

Reding launched her initiative together with Michel Barnier, the European commissioner for the internal market, who unveiled plans for a single market act to reassert the benefits of a European single market

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