Masterclass: How to enrich online teaching activities in higher education through Virtual Exchanges

Masterclass: How to enrich online teaching activities in higher education through Virtual Exchanges

26 March 2020
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange has organised this morning a Masterclass to explore how activities can be offered to students and how they can be integrated in university courses and will present the practical opportunities offered by the European Union’s Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange initiative to engage…
European Endowment for Democracy launches 2019 Annual Report

European Endowment for Democracy launches 2019 Annual Report

25 March 2020
This year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the European Endowment for Democracy (EED) is launching its 2019 Annual Report online. This year’s report provides an overview of EED’s work during the past year, supporting activists, independent media and human rights defenders in the European…
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…
Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2020: Four days to go

Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2020: Four days to go

19 March 2020
Applications for the Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2020 are open until 22 March. The Lorenzo Natali Media Prize recognises and celebrates excellence in reporting on sustainable development issues. The prize also gives a voice to those whose vital message is often overlooked or ignored. It was created…
Euromed Forum 2020 postponed

Euromed Forum 2020 postponed

10 March 2020
The EU-funded Anna Lindh Foundation has issued the following statement: “The international alert to the public health risks caused by the spread of COVID-19 and the concern for the health and well-being of everyone has forced us to make the decision of postponing the EuroMed Forum 2020, which was…
A Union that strives for more: the first 100 days

A Union that strives for more: the first 100 days

09 March 2020
The new Commission led by President Ursula von der Leyen took office on 1 December 2019. Within its first 100 days, the Commission focused on delivering its most important priorities set in the President's political guidelines. President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said: “The…
EU-funded Majalat initiative: call for proposals 2020 launched

EU-funded Majalat initiative: call for proposals 2020 launched

27 February 2020
The EU-funded Majalat initiative has issued a call for proposals which aims at strengthening identified priorities in 5 given themes and enhancing in-country dialogue among different stakeholders. This call for proposals will end up selecting five proposals (one for each theme). The deadline to…
World NGO Day: Statement by the HR/VP Josep Borrell

World NGO Day: Statement by the HR/VP Josep Borrell

27 February 2020
On world Non-Governmental Organisation Day, celebrated on 27 February, the European Union applauds the fundamental contribution made by civil society organisations to the promotion of human rights, good governance, democracy and the rule of law. As such, they are key partners for the successful…
Lebanon: press conference to launch the 15th Samir Kassir Award

Lebanon: press conference to launch the 15th Samir Kassir Award

20 February 2020
The European Union to Lebanon will hold a press conference on 25 of February, chaired by the EU Ambassador to Lebanon His Excellency M.Ralph Tarraf, to launch the fifteenth edition of the "Samir Kassir Award for Freedom of the Press" in the presence of Ms. Gisèle Khoury-Kassir, representatives of…