Wednesday, 28 February 2018
Tuesday, 27 February 2018
Monday, 26 February 2018
Sunday, 25 February 2018
The first country in the world to incorporate a legal duty relating to sustainable development into its constitution
As the first country in the world to incorporate a legal duty relating to sustainable development into its constitution, Wales as a region is a globally recognised low-carbon champion. But translating this commitment into successful low-carbon and green-energy solutions on the ground is a constant challenge.
Tyske virksomheder har svært ved at finde egnede kandidater til praktikstillinger, og omvendt har danske studerende svært ved at finde praktikplads i hjemlandet. "Starforce" projektet er et grænseoverskridende projekt finansieret af EFRU og har til formål at fremme ansættelse af danske studerende i praktikstillinger i Tyskland.
With 2018 as European Year of Cultural Heritage, let's celebrate the diverse yet closely connected cultures among the countries of Europe! nnDo you know what difference the EU makes when it comes to culture? Does it make a difference to jobs, quality of life and society? Find answers to these and more questions in this latest newsletter from the Publications Office of the European Union!
Friday, 23 February 2018
The EU will refuse to sign trade deals with countries that do not ratify the Paris climate change agreement
The Central African Republic ranks second in the world for both maternal and infant mortality. One woman in 25 dies from complications linked to pregnancy or giving birth. Access to, and provision of, healthcare is now the priority for the European Commission's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations department.
Thursday, 22 February 2018
“Europe turned the page from the "polycrisis" by being united and delivering on the things that matter. We already delivered 80% of initiatives announced at the beginning of our mandate.” The President of the European Commission Juncker spoke at the opening plenary session of the Ideas Lab 2018 ''Europe – Back on Track'' of the Centre for European Policy Studies. Read the full speech.
Wednesday, 21 February 2018
Preparations are under way at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) for the 9th ‘Your Europe, Your Say!’ event. This event consists in inviting pupils, in their penultimate year at any type of secondary school from the 28 EU Member States and the five candidate countries, to visit Brussels. The event gives the pupils the chance to find out about the EU and to understand the EESC's role within it. It is also a unique opportunity for young people to take part in a plenary assembly-style debate on a specific subject in a multicultural environment, putting forward arguments, negotiating and reaching a compromise.
Tuesday, 20 February 2018
Monday, 19 February 2018
With the goal of improving the competitiveness of SMEs, through its ERDF Operational Programme 2014-2020, the Comunitat Valenciana tries to prioritise promoting the entrepreneurial spirit, facilitating the harnessing of new ideas and encouraging the creation of businesses, especially those that could be considered innovative or technology-based.
Sunday, 18 February 2018
A novel interdisciplinary research project addressed the topic of radio propaganda, focusing on Radio Bari. This was the first radio station to broadcast in Arabic, approaching Arabs and challenging British and French colonial power. It has added to knowledge on instruments of modern propaganda and radio broadcasts as a cultural and transnational experience.
Saturday, 17 February 2018
Friday, 16 February 2018
#UEVeroFalso: l'UE investe sulla #cultura? Vero! L'UE promuove e valorizza il patrimonio culturale comune grazie ai fondi europei e investe su chi produce cultura. Un esempio? #EuropaCreativa dà un prezioso aiuto al cinema europeo. Leggi di più nelle schede #UEVeroFalso della Rappresentanza in Italia della Commissione Europea.
L’Europa ci costa troppo e serve solo a pagare un apparato di burocrati? Falso! Il bilancio UE è circa 1% del PIL degli Stati membri. Il 94% viene investito sul territorio e solo il 6% serve al funzionamento delle Istituzioni. Leggi di più nelle schede #UEVeroFalso della Rappresentanza in Italia della Commissione Europea.
Copernicus delivers operational data and information services openly and freely in a wide range of application areas
Copernicus is the European Union’s revolutionary Earth Observation and Monitoring programme, looking at our planet and its environment for the ultimate benefit of all European citizens. Thanks to a variety of technologies, from satellites in space to measurement systems on the ground, in the sea and in the air, Copernicus delivers operational data and information services openly and freely in a wide range of application areas.
Thursday, 15 February 2018
64 projects in the areas of Cyber Security, eDelivery, eHealth and eProcurement have been selected to receive co-funding by the European Union. The funding comes from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) programme in the telecommunications sector. The successful projects include participation of entities from 26 EU Member States plus Norway (EEA country).
"Non siamo contro l'Europa". Fabio Massimo Castaldo e Sergio Battelli del #M5S erano ospiti di #FocusEuropa, la serie di dibattiti organizzati dalla rappresentanza della Commissione europea in Italia per fare luce sui proposte dei partiti sull'Europa nelle #politiche2018. Com'è andata? Qui ⬇ si può rivedere il Facebook live.
Wednesday, 14 February 2018
Using tax payers's money efficiently and transparently for the best impact of the EU investments. Designed to help practitioners avoid errors in EU funds investments, the guidance is a useful tool in any public investment procurement. The guidance is structured around the main stages of a public procurement process.
Tuesday, 13 February 2018
Lawyers! Legaltechies! Do you know that there is a system that makes legislation available online in a standardised format, so that it can be accessed, exchanged and reused across borders? It's called ELI, which stands for 'European Legislation Identifier'. It's open to governmental publishers of legislation around the world. Check it out!
Monday, 12 February 2018
Together, we have the ability to remind the citizens of Europe of the advantages and privileges we all enjoy through the European Union. Therefore we need you: your ideas, visions and creativity. If you are passionate about Europe, join us in March for the Hackathon “Take Europe to the Hearts”. Make use of your skills to create change for the better!
Sunday, 11 February 2018
Building on the success already achieved with EUR 850 million of EU funds for the 2007-2013 programming period, a further EUR 700 million were allocated for 2014-2020 and are currently being used to support job creation, business competitiveness, economic growth, sustainable development, and to further improve Maltese citizens’ quality of life.
Good news for the population of Szelevény (Hungary)! Its health centre is due to get a full renovation and refurbishment, allowing it to expand as well as to maintain its current services. It will then provide modern healthcare services to the local population. Its premises will host a doctor’s surgery, a general practitioner and a paediatrician.
Saturday, 10 February 2018
Friday, 9 February 2018
EU Commission reports today at the World Urban Forum on progress made since October 2016 under global commitments for sustainable urban development. City-to-city cooperation is now flourishing across continents, important steps have been taken towards a single definition of cities at global level and the EU is showing the world the way to sustainable urban development with the ongoing implementation of its Urban Agenda for the EU.
Thursday, 8 February 2018
Wednesday, 7 February 2018
Better competencies for better results. A new EU Competency Framework is helping public officials to develop their skills. Managing and implementing the ERDF and Cohesion Fund requires a wide set of operational, professional and management competencies, also going beyond the requirements of the 2014-2020 regulations. In order to support Member State administrations managing and implementing the Funds in evaluating and strengthening these competencies, the Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO) has developed the Framework and a web-based Self-Assessment Tool.
Euronews - Real Economy: the episode shows the city of Katowice in Poland and its successful transition from coal and heavy industry sites to diversify its economic activities and develop R&D. Silesia has been chosen by the EU Commission as a candidate for the pilot initiative “Coal Regions in Transition Platform”, launched recently. March episode will focus on the EU’s richest regions. Only through investment can the EU show it is making a difference in citizens’ lives. With 1/3 of the EU budget and national contributions, Cohesion Policy is the EU’s most powerful investment tool.
New season of the Real Economy. Follow tonight 21:45 CET on Euronews TV the first episode of the new season of Real Economy. Coinciding with the 30th anniversary of Cohesion Policy, this year we will focus on the macro-economic policies in Europe that have an impact on the daily lives of the citizens, looking for solutions that work. The series kicks off with an episode produced with European Commission dept for Regional Policy on "Transforming regions to compete in a globalized world".
Tuesday, 6 February 2018
Initiatives to support the transformation efforts in areas such as the rule of law, security and migration, transport, energy and digital
Monday, 5 February 2018
Cancer is likely to remain one of the most complex and expensive health issues of the 21st century in Europe and beyond. Cancer now accounts for a quarter of all deaths and is the number one cause of death for people aged 45-64 in an increasing number of EU countries, overtaking cardiovascular disease.
Sunday, 4 February 2018
Em 2018, a Comissão apresentará propostas compreensivas para a próxima geração de programas financeiros para o QFP pós-2020, que é o orçamento a longo prazo da UE. As propostas da Comissão serão concebidas para permitir que a EU contribua no que é mais importante, em áreas onde pode conseguir mais do que os Estados Membros agindo sozinhos. Isso exige uma avaliação cuidadosa das ações e resultados passados e do que poderia ser melhorado no futuro. Contribua e diga a sua opinião sobre a Política de Coesão.
Developing novel materials for innovative tech. This ERDF-funded project in Germany is financing the development of particularly strong and extremely light novel materials for innovative applications across a range of sectors. Together with the German federal government, the ERDF is supporting the country’s Thermoplastic Composites Technology Centre with EUR 10 million to develop new, innovative and improved materials. The funding will be invested in new production facilities and laboratories at the Institute for Composite Materials in Kaiserslautern.
Saturday, 3 February 2018
Friday, 2 February 2018
Baltic Sea Region a frontrunner in battling plastic waste in the seas. In January 2018, the European Commission adopted the first-ever ‘European Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy’. The macro-regional EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) is already in full speed fighting against plastic marine litter. The BLASTIC project, an EUSBSR flagship under policy area ‘Hazards’, aims to reduce plastic waste and, thereby, the inflow of hazardous substances into the Baltic Sea by mapping and monitoring the amounts of litter in the aquatic environment.
Közel 125,5 millió eurót fordít az EU a kohéziós politikai alapokból az Esztergomot és Magyarország fővárosát, Budapestet összekötő 2-es vasútvonal korszerűsítésével és villamosenergia-ellátásával kapcsolatos munkákra. A projekttel kapcsolatos munkák közé tartozik számos, a vonalon található állomás korszerűsítése, melynek célja az utasok kényelmének növelése, valamint a regionális buszjáratokkal való összeköttetés zökkenőmentesebbé tétele az utasok rendelkezésére álló információs rendszerek javítása révén.
Se você é um empreendedor em Portugal, pode estar interessado por uma série de seminários on-line gratuitos organizados em 2018. Uma associação comercial regional - NERLEI -, que já organizou conferências, seminários e uma competição em questões relacionadas ao empreendedorismo no contexto da projecto TARGET High Value, anunciaram que irá realizar 10 webinars ao longo de 2018.