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European Commission provides selection of online learning resources for learners, teachers and educators

26 March 2020
The outbreak of COVID-19 in Europe and necessary national measures taken to tackle the spread of the virus may cause significant disruption to the provision of education, training and mobility opportunities for learners, teachers and educators across the European Union. To help ensure continuity…
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange: online collaborative learning without borders

Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange: online collaborative learning without borders

25 March 2020
Twenty thousand young people, educators and youth workers have benefited from Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange since its launch in 2018. Participants have built relationships with their peers from countries like Libya, Germany, Syria, Italy, Morocco, Turkey, or Finland without having to cross borders or…
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Extension of Erasmus+, European Solidarity Corps and Horizon 2020 deadlines for submission of applications

23 March 2020
As a result of difficulties experienced by applicants due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the European Commission has extended the deadlines for submission of applications under the Erasmus+ Programme, European Solidarity Corps and Horizon 2020. For more information about the extensions, please…
#InTheirEyes #EU4YOUth: not just a competition - a great human adventure 2.0!

#InTheirEyes #EU4YOUth: not just a competition - a great human adventure 2.0!

14 February 2020
On 19 December 2019, the EU Neighbours South Programme launched the regional #InTheirEyes #EU4YOUth competition aimed at digital influencers in eight countries of the Southern Neighbourhood: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia. An intrepid human adventure had…
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange first Arabic-spoken online course focuses on Technology and Society

Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange first Arabic-spoken online course focuses on Technology and Society

30 January 2020
“Technology and Society” is the first original Arabic-spoken interactive open online course provided by Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange. It invites youth to explore the role that technology plays in our everyday lives and our societies. Participants will learn from, and with their peers in an interactive…
Youth Employment in the Mediterranean : meeting at UNESCO for a capacity-building and planning session on skills anticipation

Youth Employment in the Mediterranean : meeting at Paris for a capacity-building and planning session on skills anticipation

27 January 2020
In the framework of the Youth Employment in the Mediterranean (YEM) project, funded by the European Union, around 30 participants met at UNESCO, Paris, for a Capacity-building and Planning session on Skills Anticipation. The aim was to share the knowledge and experience regarding challenges and…
European Training Foundation : Reflections on 2019 and looking ahead

European Training Foundation : Reflections on 2019 and looking ahead

31 December 2019
The ETF celebrated its 25th birthday this year supporting activities in its partner countries, undertaking pertinent thematic studies and hosting topical events, not least its conference of the year ‘Skills and Qualifications: Benefits for People’ in November showcasing excellence from the partner…
EU perceptions in Southern Neighbourhood countries: New poll results (2019)

EU perceptions in Southern Neighbourhood countries: New poll results (2019)

20 December 2019
EU NEIGHBOURS south and its opinion polling partner KANTAR PUBLIC conducted a face-to-face survey in seven Southern Mediterranean countries to assess general perceptions of the European Union and the values with which it is associated. A separate survey was conducted in Egypt by polling partner…
#EU4YOUth #InTheirEyes regional contest

Launch of the #EU4YOUth #InTheirEyes regional contest for influencers

19 December 2019
The EU Neighbours South project is launching a #EU4YOUth #InTheirEyes competition and is partnering with online influencers to raise awareness of EU-led actions and initiatives and to highlight opportunities offered through EU-funded projects for young people in South Neighbourhood countries. The…
Union for the Mediterranean regional meeting reflects on renewed strategic agenda for higher education regional cooperation

Union for the Mediterranean meeting reflects on renewed strategic agenda for higher education regional cooperation

05 December 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) organized, in partnership with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Egypt, a regional meeting on higher education cooperation on 1 December in Cairo. Building on inputs received through prior consultation, the purpose of the meeting was…