Apply now for the "Embracing Inclusion: Cross-Sectoral Transnational Conference" in the United Kingdom

The cross-sectoral transnational ‘Embracing Inclusion’ conference will gather and disseminate the realities, achievements and aspirations of national and international inclusion projects under the Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps programmes. It will take place from 22-24 April 2020 in…

Apply now for the VALUE FAIR 2020 in Greece

In our societies, we are facing mistrust among citizens, resulting in discrimination and rejection of “the others”. This harms our living together. VALUE FAIR 2020 aims to support actors of youth field in sharing, understanding and exploring values through Non-Formal Education (NFE). It focuses on…

European Solidarity Corps training course: TOSCA

The training activity aims to support and build up the capacities of organizations that actively participate in Volunteering Actions of the European Solidarity Corps, in order to ensure quality and impact in the respective projects. It will take place from 24-28 February 2020 in Yspertal, Austria…
European Parliament elects the von der Leyen Commission

European Parliament elects the von der Leyen Commission

28 November 2019
In a roll call vote that took place at noon on Wednesday, MEPs approved the new College of Commissioners with 461 votes in favour, 157 against and 89 abstentions. During her opening statement, European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen reiterated many of the commitments she made in…
Universal Children's Day celebration

Statement by HR/VP Mogherini on the occasion of Universal Children's Day

19 November 2019
On the occasion of Universal Children's Day on 20 November, the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy stated the following : "This year we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child - the most widely…

Win a trip to Berlin to visit the European Film Awards 2019!

Love European films? Ever dreamed about attending a glamorous awards ceremony? Test your knowledge and join the competition! We're giving away 8 trips to the European Film Awards in Berlin in December 2019, travel and accommodation included. If you want to be one of the 8 winners travelling to…
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European Commission campaign on consumer rights to roll out across Europe until 2020

17 October 2019
Travellers from the European Neighbourhood to Europe may be interested to learn about a new communication campaign launched by the European Commission on consumer rights -#YourEURight. Currently being rolled out across Europe, this digital-led campaign aims to raise awareness of key EU consumer…
European Agenda on Migration

European Agenda on Migration four years on: Marked progress needs consolidating

16 October 2019
Ahead of the October European Council, the Commission is reporting on key progress under the European Agenda on Migration since 2015, with focus on steps taken by the EU since the last progress report in March 2019. The Commission also set out those areas where work must continue to address current…
EU adopts conclusions on democracy

Democracy: EU adopts conclusions

14 October 2019
On Monday, 14 October, the Council of the European Union adopted conclusions on democracy. The Council notes that in today's world, democracy is being challenged and called into question. While democracy remains strong in many countries, in others there is a growing trend towards authoritarianism.…
EU investment to stop HIV, tuberculosis and malaria

More than half a billion of EU investment to stop HIV, tuberculosis and malaria

11 October 2019
Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, announced yesterday a contribution of €550 million for the period 2020-2022 to support the work of the Global Fund to end the epidemics of HIV, tuberculosis and malaria worldwide. Commissioner Mimica made the announcement in…