“ 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…
Second Online Euro-Med Debate Competition: register before 29 march

Second Online Euro-Med Debate Competition: register before 29 march

26 March 2020
In the framework of the European Commission’s project Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange, and building up on the successful first edition in 2019, the second Online Euro-Med Debate Competition will be held on 18, 19, 25 and 26 April. The event brings together debate teams from diverse backgrounds and…
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…
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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…
European Commission approves additional support via Horizon 2020 to strengthen priorities, including coronavirus research

European Commission approves additional support via Horizon 2020 to strengthen priorities, including coronavirus research

26 March 2020
The Commission has adopted an update of the 2020 Work Programme of Horizon 2020, the EU’s research and innovation programme to allocate increased funding to its priorities, including urgently needed research and innovation projects into the coronavirus. The update includes €47.5 million in funding…
How EU-funded PPRD South 3 is facing the virus

How EU-funded PPRD South 3 is facing the virus

25 March 2020
The EU-funded PPRD South 3 has issued the following statement on its Facebook page: “(..) Because disasters know no borders, civil protections cooperation is crucial to sharing knowledge and joining efforts towards a coordinated response. Being prepared to face together this kind of situation is…
Human rights and democracy: a new Action Plan for new challenges

Human rights and democracy: a new Action Plan for new challenges

25 March 2020
Today, the European Commission and the High Representative set out the priorities and way ahead on Human rights and Democracy, adopting a Joint Communication and the EU Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy for 2020-2024. Further, they put forward a joint proposal to the Council to act by…
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…