What is the purpose of EU citizenship?

Eliminating barriers to the mobility of workers, tourists and shoppers in order to realise the single market.
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Buying support for the EU single market in poor member states by allowing their peoples to move to more advanced welfare states.
5% (5 votes)
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The citizenship of the European Union is not entirely citizenship in its usual sense. The citizenship of the EU does not replace the citizenship of the state and does not impose additional obligations. It is received by all those who at the time of joining the EU have the citizenship of the European Union member states. The citizenship of the Union provides qualitatively new rights to the citizens of the member states, connected with the expansion of their spatial opportunities. The provisions on citizenship establish a direct link between the Union and citizens. The Institute of Citizenship of the European Union is the embodiment of the idea of creating an alliance of not only states, but also nations, the unification of people. Citizenship of the European Union has an ideological significance.
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The EU is not a simple organization, that's why it's often called confederation. It consists of different countries that have reached a different level of development. To my mind the main idea of EU citizenship is to built society with the same mentality. The system could support poor member states and expands the opportunities of all EU residents and to provide them with everything they need and want.
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The EU citizenship means to be a citizen of the European Union member state. It means to have a lot of benefits that include your rights are protected at home or abroad, travelling, the mobility of workers, shoppers and the mobility of studying in order to realise a single market because of all these things can influence on the state of the market. All these benefits and comfort exist in order to build a strong economic, political connection between member countries and individuals. And that's why I consider answer number 1 is more appropriate.
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I think both of this answers are right. But, i choose to vote the first one, eliminating barriers to the mobility of workers, tourists and shoppers in order to realise the single market, because that is what we want, we want to have benefits, rights, to travel without borders, to study wherever we want.
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From my point of view, the purpose of EU citizenship is eliminating barriers to the mobility of workers, tourists and shoppers in order to realise the single market. Even so we can't deny entirely the second answer. First of all, the main benefit of an EU citizen is the right to move and reside anywhere in the EU. With this right also comes the right to work in any EU member states. That being said, in this way the mobility barriers are eliminated to help create single market. On the other hand, i can see why some people choose the second answer. By having the right of free movement, some people from poorer countries decide to move to more advanced welfare states.
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In my opinion, both the answer are correct. On the one hand, the EU offers the free movement of individuals, alongside with the goods, capital and the freedom to provide services. On the other hand, the possibility of the individuals from the poor countries to move to states with a better economy it helped to create jobs and increased the income. But in this concern one main issue is about the migration, and about the fact that the states from the EU are unable to set boundaries on imigration because of the free movement of labour. This was also the main reason for the UK to choose to leave the EU.
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The main objective of EU policy is to develop member states and to monitor the observance of the rights and freedoms of citizens. Citizenship has many benefits, such as the right to free movement, settlement and employment in EU countries. These rights are guaranteed in accordance with the legislation of the European Union. For example, Article 45 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union states that freedom of movement for workers shall be secured within the Union. So, using your video and any other articles about EU policy, I chose the first answer option
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It's no a secret that European countries have become much more attractive for immigration in recent years. A high standard of living has made Europe a dream for many citizens of countries with a low level of development and a high level of crime. The popularity of EU citizenship is well-known for all reasons, including medicine and education. Not the least role is played because of the level of ecology, the development of advanced technologies, which allows you to adhere to an environmentally-friendly production line. Of course, this attracts a lot of immigrants ready for a lot to only become true citizens of the European Union. The holder of an EU Passport can move freely across the European Union, as well as some countries outside the EU without a visa. However, if we see a lot of benefits for those who want to get a passport, then for European countries and its governments this tendency may have its own threats.
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Well, i choose the first option. European Union citizens have the right to free movement, settlement an d employment across the EU. In the same time, EU citizens are also free to trade and transport goods, services and capital through EU borders and EU citizens also enjoy the legal protection of EU law. Considering this, i think that the single market was the first purpose of the EU citizenship. Buying support for the EU single market in poor member states by allowing their peoples to move to more advanced welfare states is a secondary benefit or a secondary advantages from the EU citizenship.
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The free movement of people - alongside the free movement of goods and services - is, in my opinion, the most positive result of the EU citizenship. It allows workers to migrate from countries where jobs are scarce to others where jobs are many and where labour is in short supply. I think freedom of movement is an important part of cooperation, encouraging tolerance and understanding among people of different cultures. This can help to break down harmful stereotypes and prejudices. It can also help to build solidarity between people and governments of different countries. This will make EU countries more likely to pull together to solve shared problems.
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