Training Programmes and Seminars on EU Projects Design and Management by Academy for Education and Social Research in the framework of the European Projects Accelerator

Academy for Education and Social Research combines lectures on EU funds management, networking sessions with EU affairs advisors in Brussels and individual work on My Europa platform, allowing participants to develop projects starting from their ideas. By using My Europa platform ICT tools, the courses will shape professionals able to use the EU funds more efficiently.

European Projects Accelerator: become a member and get lots of benefits!

Accelerate yourself! European Projects Accelerator − a project resulting from a successful collaboration of European Projects Association and Academy for Education and Social Research − comes out with a special offer this year.

Together for a European Citizenship: the European Regions for Civil Society Development project

In a historical moment in which Europe is forced to face some core issues at the foundation of its own existence as economic, political, social and cultural entity, knowing how to speak to European citizens and stakeholders at different levels about Europe and about ‘what it means’ to be European is more than ever crucial. In this number, we decide to showcase an EU-backed project that aims at fostering dialogue between EU local and regional institutions and its citizens. The project is called ERCSD - European Regions for Civil Society Development and promotes adequate communication, information and awareness-raising actions on the European Union.

FOSTER - Facilitate Open Science Training for European Research project on free scientific information and researchers visibility

We asked Eloy Rodrigues from the University of Minho, in Portugal, to share with us his experience as coordinator of the project FOSTER - Facilitate Open Science Training for European Research on Open Science and Training. Eloy’s work focuses on the development of digital libraries, education and training of librarians and library users as well as on library management, and he is particularly active in promoting and advocating Open Science. We talked about the activities undertaken during the project and the objectives achieved so far.

Peer Review on ‘Dismissal Law 2.0. How to promote work-to-work transitions and sustainable labour relations?' The Hague, Netherlands, 22 -23 October 2015

Peer Review on ‘Universal Credit', London, United Kingdom, 30 November-1 December 2015

EU's Hahn says to start accession talks with Serbia 'very soon'

“Work accomplished”

is a visual representation of the activities of the Workers' Group at the European Economic and Social Committee during the 2010-2015 term of office. A brief summary of the group's priorities, discussions and thematic meetings.Read more

Migration hijacks EU-Balkan summit in Vienna

Migration is set to dominate a summit on the Western Balkans as senior commission officials, foreign ministers, and leaders gather in Vienna. The summit on Thursday (27 August) comes amid the worst refugee crisis in Europe since WWII, as thousands of asylum seekers from Syria and elsewhere scramble across the Balkans to reach Hungary, as well as risking sea crossings to Italy or Greece. Some 2,300 died in the first six months of this year....Read more

PM expects opening of EU negotiations chapters

The Western Balkans Summit in Vienna is an important event for Serbia, Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said on Wednesday. Thursday, August 27, 2015 | That is the case "because it will allow our representatives to have tangible talks concerning economic progress and development of Serbia's infrastructure," he said, adding he "expects Germany to keep its promise and that Belgrade would soon open the first chapters in the talks with the EU....Read more