It’s about Us, It’s about Europe!

Sixty-two European networks of associations and non-governmental organisations backed by 22 coalitions at the national level joined forces to form the European Year of Citizens Alliance 2013 (EYCA) with the aim of engaging civil society in a broad debate on what European citizenship means today, identifying the challenges ahead and formulating solutions. One of the…

EP approves Creative Europe programme

European culture, cinema, television, music, literature, performing arts, heritage and related areas will benefit from increased support under the European Commission’s new Creative Europe programme, which was approved on 19 November by the European Parliament. With a budget of €1.46 billion over the next seven years – 9% more than current levels – the programme…

ERASMUS+ grants for students, apprentices and volunteers

The new €14 billion Erasmus+ education programme for 2014-2020, approved by the Culture and Education Committee last week, will enable over 5 million young people to go to other countries to study, train and join in voluntary activities including sport. In future, it will fund scholarships for non-university students, and back loan guarantees schemes for…

European Identity in a Globalised World

  We invite you to join us for a conference on November 21, at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. The conference offers a number of perspectives, from academics, authors and politicians, on European identity and the narrative – story – of Europe, before and in the future. The morning part of the conference will…