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Country of origin: Greece
Country of residence: France
Profession: Trainee Policy Adviser
Q: How does the EU influence your day-to-day life?
A: The EU really influences my life in almost every aspect of it. The products we consume are certified by the EU, we use a common currency, we use our European passport to travel… Moreover, travelling from France to Germany with a bike and crossing borders just to do some shopping is a good example.
Q: When you think about the EU, what is the first picture that comes to your mind?
A: The EU flag in the Parliament in Strasbourg.
Q: End the sentence: “Twenty years from now the EU … “
A: …will be more inclusive and, therefore, more stable.
Q: Choose three adjectives for the EU!
A: Multicultural, multilingual, top-down
Q: Explain the EU to an 8y old child (elementary school) in one sentence.
A: The EU is a team of countries that have many things in common: currency, passports, laws.
Q: If the EU was an animal, what would it be and why?
A: An octopus because its legs are everywhere, in different countries and topics!
Q: Is there a dish (in your country) that describes Europe best, and why?
A: Pita gyros! Many different ingredients that create a balanced dish!