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At “regulations” level Starting from the principle that “all is communication”, 500 pages of regulations are the first difficulty to convey the “structural” message. Language and titles are also important, above of all when working with different language and cultural contexts. Ex. Why do we call it “European fund for Maritime and Fisheries Affairs” instead… » read more

  Posted by Atlantic Arc Cities

On 28 April, the city of Viana do Castelo organizes a seminar: EU maritime agenda: a territorial view in collaboration with European Committee of the Regions (CoR). During this event, working languages will be in English and in Portuguese. The event is a dialogue between Committee of the Regions Members, Sea representatives and citizens, which… » read more

  Posted by Atlantic Arc Cities

As you know, this year marks the beginning of a new European configuration that we cannot attend as witnesses; we must therefore act as citizens’ representatives. The President of the Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, recently presented the White Paper on the future of Europe. The Conference of Atlantic Arc Cities intends to analyze it and contribute… » read more

  Posted by Atlantic Arc Cities

To Utrecht with Love

“Once a year go someplace you´ve never been before“, says the Dalai Lama in his 18 Rules for Living. Or, in an expanded version of it and for those of us who do that anyways:  “Start the year with going someplace you’ve never been before´´. And I did. I went to Utrecht. On 1st January. Now, nothing… » read more

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