In recent years, some intergovernmental organizations have extended the concept and terminology associated with citizenship to the international level, where it is applied to the totality of the citizens of their constituent countries combined. Citizenship at this level is a secondary concept, with rights deriving from national citizenship.
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... Evans introduced the idea of ‘good international citizenship’ in his first major speeches as Australian foreign minister, and repeated and refined it in subsequent ... The core notion was that ‘being, and being seen to be, a good international citizen’ should be seen not as the ‘foreign policy equivalent of boy-scout good deeds’, but as a distinct component of any ...
... The Maastricht Treaty introduced the concept of citizenship of the European Union. 17 (1) of the Treaty on European Union stated that Citizenship of the Union is hereby established ... Citizenship of the Union shall be additional to and not replace national citizenship ...
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“To see self-sufficiency as the hallmark of maturity conveys a view of adult life that is at odds with the human condition, a view that cannot sustain the kinds of long-term commitments and involvements with other people that are necessary for raising and educating a child or for citizenship in a democratic society.”
—Carol Gilligan (20th century)