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ERASMUS+ grants for students, apprentices and volunteers

CULT Education / Youth / Sport05-11-2013 - 12:54
Belga/DPA/J.Woitas  

The new €14 billion Erasmus+ education programme for 2014-2020, approved by the Culture and Education Committee on Tuesday, 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 master's degree ones. It should also ensure that grants are paid faster. (Read more: ERASMUS+ grants for students, apprentices and volunteers)

 
 

Watch, vote and enjoy the best of European cinema

Others Culture29-10-2013 - 15:23
Lux Prize  

Every year the EP awards the LUX Film Prize to films that promote European cinematography, values and social issues and in 2013 The Broken Circle Breakdown by Belgian director Felix van Groeningen won the honour. (Read more: Watch, vote and enjoy the best of European cinema )

 
 

Launch of the 2014 European Charlemagne Youth Prize

Others Youth25-10-2013 - 10:49

The competition for next year's European Charlemagne Youth Prize was launched on Thursday, 24 October. Now in its seventh year, the prize is awarded to young people who have developed projects to foster understanding between people from different European countries. The deadline for submissions is 20 January 2014. (Read more: Launch of the 2014 European Charlemagne Youth Prize )

 
 
Charlemagne Youth Prize 2014  

Are you 16-30 years old and do you run a project with a European dimension? Or do you know anybody that does? From 25 October projects promoting Europe among young people can start competing for the seventh Charlemagne Youth Prize. Winning projects will not only benefit from recognition and media coverage, but also from prize money to further develop the initiative. Ladies and gentlemen, the registration for the 2014 edition is open! (Read more: Searching for winners: Charlemagne Youth Prize 2014 opens for applications)

 
 

Charlemagne Youth Prize: "Occasion to bring a positive message about Europe"

Others Institutions / Youth18-10-2013 - 15:38
Kathrin RENNER, Luis Alvaro MARTINEZ, Anne-May KALDOJA, Katarzyna SIENNICKA  

Many young people still believe strongly in Europe. Every year the EP awards the Charlemagne Youth Prize to honour projects run by young people to foster understanding and promote the European identity. This year's winners visited the Parliament on 16 and 17 October to present their projects to the culture committee and meet president Martin Schulz. (Read more: Charlemagne Youth Prize: "Occasion to bring a positive message about Europe")

 
 

ReAct: business leaders speak out in favour of different approach to employment

Others Youth / Employment policy16-10-2013 - 13:28
 

Be proactive, be social, be different. Employment can be boosted in a variety of ways and some of the more innovative approaches were explored during the ReAct Paris event, dedicated to how to get Europe working again. During the conference on 15 October, experts and business leaders shared their ideas for creating jobs at a time of lethargic growth. (Read more: ReAct: business leaders speak out in favour of different approach to employment)

 
 

Employment: solutions for the future

Others Youth / Employment policy15-10-2013 - 17:47
A man reads the classified ads in a french-speaking newspaper searching for a job  

Why is it so hard to find a job? With more than 26 million Europeans out of work, unemployment is one of the biggest issues that Europe is facing today. New approaches are needed and many were discussed at the ReACT conference organised by Parliament in Paris on 15 October. (Read more: Employment: solutions for the future )

 
 

EYE 2014: Young Europeans for a better Europe

Others Youth04-10-2013 - 10:46
smiling woman  

What can Europe offer young people? On 9-11 May the Parliament will bring together thousands of young people for the European Youth Event 2014 (EYE), which has as is motto "Ideas for a better Europe". The young participants will engage with organisations and institutions that relate to their needs and interests (Read more: EYE 2014: Young Europeans for a better Europe)

 
 
Martin Schulz  

For three days, the European Parliament in Strasbourg will open its doors to young people from all over Europe. Young people will debate hot topics and discuss with inspiring personalities. You will have the chance to meet other young Europeans, enjoy three days of political debate and a fun-filled time! (Read more: The European Youth Event: your chance to share ideas and make your voice heard. )

 
 

EYE: what is it?

Others Youth04-10-2013 - 09:52
EYE  

From 9-11 May 2014, Parliament will open its doors to up to 5,000 young Europeans to come and participate in the European Youth Event. They will have to be aged between 16 and 30 and come from one of the EU member states or the candidate countries, (Read more: EYE: what is it?)