IP/14/462  17-04-2014 - Famagusta Good Friday service sends symbolic message of reconciliation, says Androulla Vassiliou 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 17 April 2013 Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, has welcomed the decision to organise a Good Friday service at the Ayios Giorgos Exoronis church in Famagusta - the first such service since 1957.
IP/14/412  09-04-2014 - Renzi and Vassiliou to launch Erasmus+ in Italy 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 9 April 2014 Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, will launch Erasmus+, the EU's new funding programme for education, training, youth and sport, in Florence tomorrow (10 April).
SPEECH/14/308  09-04-2014 - Speech by President Barroso: Towards a more cultural Europe 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission All European Academies (ALLEA) – Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values Brussels, 9 April 2014 Dear President of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts, Professor Gelders Dear President of the...
SPEECH/14/305  08-04-2014 - Speech: Having the world understand your culture is much greater security than another submarine 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Androulla VASSILIOU Member of the European Commission for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth Speech: The Role of Culture in EU External Relations – Final Conference (Palais des Beaux-Arts) Brussels, 7 April 2014 Ladies and Gentlemen, I am delighted to welcome participants from across the globe...
IP/14/382  07-04-2014 - Maximizing the impact of cultural diplomacy in EU foreign policy 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 7 April 2014 How can the European Union and its Member States maximize the impact of culture in foreign policy? Androulla Vassiliou, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, addresses this question today at a meeting involving policy makers, cultural organisations, artists and academics from...
SPEECH/14/290  04-04-2014 - Speech: Roma deserve a better education and an end to segregation 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Androulla VASSILIOU Member of the European Commission for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth Speech: 2014 European Roma Summit Brussels, 4 April 2014 Ladies and gentlemen, Less than one month ago, I visited a number of education projects in the Roma communities of Bucharest.
IP/14/370  03-04-2014 - Education is the only way out of poverty and exclusion for Roma 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 3 April 2014 Around 90% of Roma pupils leave school before the completing their studies in Member States such as the Slovak Republic, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and the Czech Republic. In some of these countries, around 50% of Roma children are in segregated schools.
IP/14/368  03-04-2014 - Chaillot Forum: Culture needs more public and private support to reap benefits of the digital revolution 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 3 April 2014 The cultural and creative sectors are at the heart of the digital revolution in Europe – but if they are to achieve their full potential, the EU and its Member States must do more to ensure that the right conditions and incentives...
SPEECH/14/292  04-04-2014 - Speech - Opening minds in a changing education landscape 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Androulla VASSILIOU Member of the European Commission for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth Speech - European University Association annual conference Brussels, 3 April 2014 Dear Rector, Dear President Nazaré Ladies and gentlemen, I would like to thank you for your kind invitation.
SPEECH/14/254  27-03-2014 - How EU is helping to transform higher education in Africa 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Androulla VASSILIOU Member of the European Commission for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth African Higher Education and Tuning Workshop on Credits and Portability of Qualifications Brussels, 27 March 2014 Ladies and gentlemen, It is a great pleasure to join you today.