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European Citizen’s Prize

Citizens' rights − United Kingdom − 14-06-2016 - 17:30
Citizens prize  

Two UK groups have been honoured today in the 2016 European Citizen’s Prize. Every year a panel of judges chooses laureates from across the member states who have made outstanding contributions to the promotion of cooperation and a better mutual understanding between the citizens of the Member States. (Read more: European Citizen’s Prize )

 

CoderDojo are Irish winners of the European Citizen’s Prize from the EP

Citizens' rights − Ireland − 03-06-2016 - 13:46
CoderDojo  

CoderDojo is among the 50 winners of the European Citizen's Prize 2016 of the European Parliament. Since 2008, the prize has been awarded to citizens or organisations that contributed to promoting better mutual understanding and closer integration between citizens or to facilitating cross-border or transnational cooperation within the EU. The winners will receive a medal of honour at an award ceremony in their country and will be invited to a joint event in Brussels in October. (Read more: CoderDojo are Irish winners of the European Citizen’s Prize from the EP )

 

WEA and U3A courses empower adult students

Culture / Education − United Kingdom − 24-05-2016 - 11:38
WEA and U3A  

Participants in two adult education groups are showing that every day in life can be a school day if you have the right support to encourage lifelong learning. (Read more: WEA and U3A courses empower adult students )

 

Women on the Move: Precarious Journeys - Protection for Women Refugees

Women's rights/Equal opportunities / Fundamental rights / Immigration − Ireland − 03-05-2016 - 10:31
Women Refugees Seminar  

All refugees face great hardship but women and girls are among the most vulnerable of those travelling to the EU in search of protection from war, human rights abuses and deprivation. Because of their gender, they are often the victims of violence and discrimination. (Read more: Women on the Move: Precarious Journeys - Protection for Women Refugees )

 

Women Refugees top of the agenda for International Women's Day 2016

European citizenship − United Kingdom − 12-04-2016 - 13:43
Women Refugees top of the agenda for International Women's Day 2016  

Policy leaders and practitioners joined together at Europe House in London on 4th March to discuss the refugee crisis and what more Europe can do to assist women facing hazardous journeys across the continent. The seminar aimed to raise awareness ahead of International Women's Day and the publication of an in-depth study of gender and asylum policy for the European Parliament by Mary Honeyball, Labour MEP for London. (Read more: Women Refugees top of the agenda for International Women's Day 2016 )

 

Stakeholder Consultation on the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund

Employment policy − Ireland − 11-04-2016 - 14:26
EGF in Ireland  

The EPIO Dublin and Marian Harkin MEP Rapporteur for the EGF, held a consultation in Dublin (Friday 1 April) with stakeholders from a cross section of Irish society to examine the operation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund and to look at recommendations to improve it for the future. (Read more: Stakeholder Consultation on the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund )

 

Charlemagne Youth Prize - Irish national winner

Culture / Education − Ireland − 17-03-2016 - 16:06
CBC  

Congratulations to Christian Brothers College, Sidney Hill, Wellington Road, Cork who are this year's Irish national winners of the European Charlemagne Youth Prize. (Read more: Charlemagne Youth Prize - Irish national winner )

 

EP Ambassador Schools Programme - Workshop in Dublin

Culture / Education − Ireland − 04-03-2016 - 14:13
European Parliament Ambassador Schools Programme  

The European Parliament Ambassador Schools programme aims to raise awareness amongst young people in secondary education of the impact of the European Union in their daily lives. It offers an engaging and interactive format, training material for various levels, and is free of charge. On 15 January, secondary school teachers from all over Ireland came to the Parliament’s Information office in Dublin for the first ever Ambassador School Workshop. (Read more: EP Ambassador Schools Programme - Workshop in Dublin )

 

SpunOut.ie

Culture / Education − Ireland − 29-01-2016 - 14:01
hub for young people  

SpunOut.ie is an Irish youth information website by young people, for young people. It is well established and well known to many young people. (Read more: SpunOut.ie )

 

EPIO Dublin

Economic and monetary affairs − Ireland − 29-01-2016 - 13:53
Brian_Hayes  

The EPIO Dublin and member of the European Parliament’s Economic Committee, Brian Hayes, held a stakeholder consultation in Dublin (Friday 15th January) with leaders from a cross section of Irish society to update them on the EU investment plan, known as the Juncker Plan. (Read more: EPIO Dublin )

 
 
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