“ Ecological Challenges in the Eyes of Mediterranean Youth”: an overview of the ecological challenges in the Mediterranean region

“ Ecological Challenges in the Eyes of Mediterranean Youth”: an overview of the ecological challenges in the Mediterranean region

30 March 2020
The EU-funded Technical Assistance regional Programme Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality published a video titled “ Ecological Challenges in the Eyes of Mediterranean Youth” which provides an overview of the ecological challenges that the Mediterranean region is facing today and what role the…
The Coronavirus pandemic and the new world it is creating

The Coronavirus pandemic and the new world it is creating

27 March 2020
" COVID-19 will reshape our world. We don’t yet know when the crisis will end. But we can be sure that by the time it does, our world will look very different. How different will depend on the choices we make today ", writes the High Representative for Security and Foreign Policy Josep Borrell in a…

Live Q&A with Experts on Youth Participation

Join SALTO Participation and Information Resource Centre (SALTO Resource Centre) online for a live Q&A about youth participation with our experts Dan Moxon and Cristina Bacalso, and find out everything you wanted to know about dos and don’ts of Youth Participation! Date: 9 April 2020 Time: 2:…
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…
COVID-19: Council takes steps to ensure institutional continuity

COVID-19: Council takes steps to ensure institutional continuity

23 March 2020
The Council is taking measures to ensure the continuity of its work in the current exceptional circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. On 23 March, it agreed on a temporary derogation to its Rules of Procedure to make it easier to take decisions by written procedure. This derogation allows…
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…
COVID-19: Temporary restriction on non-essential travel to the EU

COVID-19: Temporary restriction on non-essential travel to the EU

19 March 2020
EU Leaders agreed to temporary restriction of non-essential travel from third countries into the EU area for 30 days. Any possible prolongation of this period should be assessed depending on further developments. The temporary travel restriction foresees exemptions for nationals of all EU Member…
COVID-19: Commission launches European team of scientific experts to strengthen EU coordination and medical response

COVID-19: Commission launches European team of scientific experts to strengthen EU coordination and medical response

18 March 2020
On 17 March, the European Commission launched an advisory panel on COVID-19 composed of epidemiologists and virologists from different Member States to formulate EU guidelines on science-based and coordinated risk management measures. This panel, which was created following a mandate by EU Member…