IP/17/2543  17-08-2017 - European Solidarity Corps: First volunteers in Italy to help rebuild earthquake-hit regions 
European Commission - Commission - Press release European Brussels, 17 August 2017 Today the first group of European Solidarity Corps volunteers is arriving in Norcia, Italy, to help with the ongoing efforts to repair damage and rebuild social services for the local community affected by the severe earthquakes that hit the region a...
IP/17/2002  13-07-2017 - European Commission Joint Research Centre opens its laboratories to wider scientific community 
European Commission - - Press release European Commission Brussels, 13 July 2017 The European Commission's in-house science and knowledge service, the Joint Research Centre (JRC), is opening its scientific laboratories and facilities to scientists and researchers from the private and public sectors.
IP/17/1915  10-07-2017 - European Solidarity Corps: jobs and traineeships on track 
European Commission - Commission - Press release European Brussels, 10 July 2017 Half a year after the European Commission launched the European Solidarity Corps and following the matching of voluntary placements which started in March 2017, thousands of job and traineeship placements are now also kicking off.
AGENDA/17/1845  29-06-2017 - Thursday 6 July: Commission releases its first Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On 6 July, the European Commission will release the first ever edition of the 'Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor', a new tool providing comparable data on how European cities perform in the areas of culture and creativity, and how this performance contributes to...
IP/17/1802  06-07-2017 - New Monitor shows how culture and creativity help cities to thrive 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 6 July 2017 Today, the European Commission released the first ever edition of the ‘Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor'. © European Union 2017 This new tool provides comparable data on how European cities perform across nine dimensions – covering culture and creativity – and...
MEMO/17/1804  06-07-2017 - Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 6 July 2017 Questions and answers The EU is a knowledge and creativity intensive economy where the cultural and creative sectors have a special role to play. They are one of the most dynamic branches of our economy, driving innovation, growth and job creation...
IP/17/1574  13-06-2017 - 30 years of 'Erasmus' exchanges abroad: Commission launches mobile application to mark anniversary 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 June 2017 The EU today celebrates 30 years of its 'Erasmus' programme. From Erasmus to Erasmus+, 9 million people have now benefited from exchanges abroad. © European Union 2017 European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, and European Parliament President Antonio Tajani are leading the...
IP/17/1401  30-05-2017 - Youth initiative: Commission sets out strategy for high quality, inclusive, future-oriented education 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 May 2017 The Commission has today adopted new initiatives on school and higher education, including a proposal on graduate tracking to help Member States collect information on what graduates do after their studies.
IP/17/1383  30-05-2017 - European Solidarity Corps: Commission proposes more than €340 million to enable 100 000 placements by 2020 
European Commission - Commission - Press release European Brussels, 30 May 2017 Today, the Commission has put the European Solidarity Corps on a firm footing by proposing a budget for the next three years and a dedicated legal base. © European Union 2017 This will help consolidate the initiative and create more opportunities...
MEMO/17/1402  30-05-2017 - Questions and answers: new strategy for high quality, inclusive, future-oriented education 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 30 May 2017 Questions and answers Today the European Commission presented two new communications. The first one (I) outlines ways of supporting Member States in providing high quality and inclusive school education, the second one (II) focuses on the modernisation of higher education in...