Joint statement marking Safer Internet Day 2020

Joint statement marking Safer Internet Day 2020

11 February 2020
On the occasion of Safer Internet Day 2020, the Commission highlighted, on 11 February, the need to raise awareness and act on online safety issues.  Executive Vice-President for A Europe Fit for the Digital Age, Margrethe Vestager, Vice-President Věra Jourová for Values and Transparency, Vice-…
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2020 EU budget: Council supports continued focus on growth, innovation, security and migration

03 September 2019
The Council wants the EU's budget to continue to focus on strengthening the European economy and boosting its competitiveness. Other priorities include ensuring sufficient funding for migration and the protection of the EU's external borders, strengthening civil protection, tackling climate change…
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European Training foundation growing support to EU East and South Neighbourhood

23 July 2019
Each year, the ETF supports the European Commission services and EU Delegations in the field of human capital development at bilateral and regional level in the Enlargement, Neighbourhood (East and South) and the Central Asian regions. ETF’s support to EU external assistance is targeted to the…
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The EU launched its EU Aid for Trade Progress Report 2019

10 July 2019
On the occasion of the 7th Global Aid for Trade Review at the WTO in Geneva, from 3 to 5 July 2019, the EU is pleased to launch its EU Aid for Trade Progress Report 2019 as a contribution to the Aid for Trade initiative and as an illustration of EU support to partner countries’ trade and productive…
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Horizon 2020: The EU Commission invests €11 billion in new ways to address societal challenges and boost jobs and growth

03 July 2019
The European Commission announced how it will spend the last and biggest annual share of €11 billion of the EU research and innovation funding programme Horizon 2020. In this final year the Commission will focus on fewer and crucial topics such as climate change, clean energy, plastics,…
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EU Commission celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Jean Monnet Activities promoting European studies worldwide

19 June 2019
Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Tibor Navracsics, hosted a high-level event to celebrate 30 years of excellence in teaching and research about the EU. The Jean Monnet Activities are part of the Erasmus+ programme. They are dedicated to promoting excellence in European studies…
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The European Investment Bank: EUR 3.4 billion for new investment in business, innovation, agriculture and tourism

16 May 2019
The Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved a total of EUR 3.4 billion of new financing that will strengthen research and innovation and enable companies to expand and improve access to water, transport, and education. This will support new projects in 17 countries.…
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The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development: Economic growth is expected to track the global economy lower in 2019

08 May 2019
The EBRD’s latest economic outlook has revised down predictions for 2019. It now expects average growth across the EBRD economies of 2.3 per cent, a 0.3 percentage point cut from the previous Novemberforecast, and compared with 3.4 per cent expansion in 2018. It forecasts a recovery to 2.6 per cent…
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The European Cooperation in Science and Technology organised first Awareness Day for Near Neighbour Countries

06 May 2019
The COST Association organised the first awareness day for the Near Neighbour Countries (NNC) at the COST premises. National representatives, mainly National Contact Points from the NNCs’ capitals, as well as representatives from the embassies of Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Egypt,…
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2021-2027: The Budget triples for Erasmus+, the EU programme to support learning exchanges in Europe

02 April 2019
MEPs confirmed that the funds for the next Erasmus+ programme should be tripled to allow more people to take part, better adapting grants to their needs. The Parliament’s main objectives is that more young people take part in the different learning mobility schemes. It therefore proposes a…