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The European Parliament and the Cork Film festival 2015

Culture − Ireland − 16-11-2015 - 15:00
MEP Deidre Clune who opened the Cork Film festival  

The European Parliament LUX Prize casts an annual spotlight on films that go to the heart of European public debate and cinema is an ideal vehicle for debate and reflection on Europe and its future. The European Parliament and the Cork Film Festival believe that cinema can be used as a medium to discuss and debate topical issues. (Read more: The European Parliament and the Cork Film festival 2015 )

 

Debate like an MEP and learn more about the European Parliament!

Education − United Kingdom − 16-10-2015 - 11:58
School visit  

"I like the fact that students can get an understanding of the different groupings within the European Parliament. That’s something that’s quite abstract to teach, and to actually see and understand. That was really good learning". Ronnie Smilie is Government and Politics Teacher at the Wren Academy and has recently participated with his students in one the educational visits to Europe House. (Read more: Debate like an MEP and learn more about the European Parliament! )

 

Winners of the EU Citizens' Prize announced

Institutions − United Kingdom − 29-06-2015 - 15:29
Jaffer Hussain  

Jaffer Hussain, Tina Ellen Lee and Carole Roberts are the three inspiring Brits selected as winners of this year's EU Citizens' Prize. They join 44 laureates from across the European Union. (Read more: Winners of the EU Citizens' Prize announced )

 
Lydia Foy  

Lydia Foy is among the 47 winners of the European Citizen's Prize 2015 of the European Parliament. Since 2008, the prize has been awarded to citizens or organisations having contributed to promoting better mutual understanding and closer integration between citizens or to facilitating cross-border or transnational cooperation within the EU. The winner will receive a medal of honour at an award ceremony in Ireland and will be invited to a joint event with all 47 winners in Brussels in October. (Read more: Lydia Foy receives the European Citizen's Prize from the European Parliament )

 

Panellists discuss religion and human rights at Sakharov Debate in UK

Human rights / Fundamental rights / Justice and home affairs − United Kingdom − 16-01-2015 - 11:32
Sakharov1  

On 3 December 2014, the European Parliament Information Office in the United Kingdom once again hosted its annual Sakharov Prize Debate at Europe House in Westminster. (Read more: Panellists discuss religion and human rights at Sakharov Debate in UK )

 

2014 Lux Prize Screenings in London

Culture − United Kingdom − 16-01-2015 - 11:23
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In November last year, the European Parliament Information Office in the United Kingdom screened three films nominated for the 2014 LUX Prize, which included this year's winner and Golden Globes nominee Ida. (Read more: 2014 Lux Prize Screenings in London )

 

A trainee's insight into working for the EP Information Office in London

Culture / Education / Youth − United Kingdom − 25-08-2014 - 13:49

Whilst searching for jobs last autumn, a friend sent me a link to traineeships for university graduates at the EP. As a keen linguist and politics enthusiast, I decided to apply and in December was delighted to learn that I had been accepted as a trainee at the Information Office in London for five months in March. (Read more: A trainee's insight into working for the EP Information Office in London )

 

Post-election events at EPIO United Kingdom

Information − United Kingdom − 27-06-2014 - 11:03
Election night  

Following weeks of hard work and a massive 'go to vote' campaign on social media, EPIO United Kingdom hosted an election night event to hear and discuss the election results. This was one of the largest events ever hosted at Europe House with over 240 participants, including MEP candidates, academics, think-tankers and the general public. The event received extensive media coverage with CNN and Sky TV interviews having reached an estimated 17 million viewers worldwide. (Read more: Post-election events at EPIO United Kingdom )

 

EPIO London activity in the run-up to the election

Information − United Kingdom − 21-05-2014 - 16:02
How to vote in the European elections?  

In the coming days, millions across the UK will cast their votes in the world's second largest democratic election. With the law-making role of the European Parliament much bigger and turnout traditionally low, engaging with every community and ensuring they can make an informed choice has never been so critical. (Read more: EPIO London activity in the run-up to the election )

 

Has the EU helped or hindered Scottish culture?

Culture − United Kingdom − 10-03-2014 - 11:33
Has the EU helped or hindered Scottish culture?,  REACT-style event, Edinburgh, 24.01.2014  

In view of the upcoming European Parliament elections on 22 May, The European Parliament Information Office in Edinburgh held a REACT-style event on 24 January 2014, on the eve of Burns' Night, at the Scottish National Gallery. The event took place as part of the four-phase ACT.REACT.IMPACT campaign launched by the European Parliament in the run-up to the Elections focusing on the topic of Quality of Life. (Read more: Has the EU helped or hindered Scottish culture? )

 
 
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