World Forum for Democracy 2017
Sep18

World Forum for Democracy 2017

Strasbourg, 8-10 November 2017 Under the theme “Is Populism a problem?” the sixth edition of the Forum will engage with young people, decision-makers and opinion-formers to review novel initiatives and approaches which can enhance democratic practices and help parties and media, but also other political actors, to re-connect to citizens, make informed choices and function optimally in 21st century democracy. Working languages at the...

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26th September 2017: European Day of Languages
Sep14

26th September 2017: European Day of Languages

Organised jointly by the EU and the Council of Europe, the European day of languages aims to raise public awareness of the languages used in Europe, to promote cultural and linguistic diversity and to encourage people, schoolchildren and adults, to learn languages. Who is it for? • Pupils / Students / Teachers • Universities / Schools / Cultural institutes / Language institutes • Associations,… In fact EVERYONE, who wants to...

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27th November – 1st December 2017: Entrepreneurship School, Paris, France
Sep14

27th November – 1st December 2017: Entrepreneurship School, Paris, France

The course is addressed to young people interested in widening their business horizon and developing their own entrepreneurial ideas. During the 5-day programme, focusing on sharing economy, participants from all around the world will have the opportunity to meet and challenge the most successful entrepreneurs. They will meet, discuss and compete against participants, share opinions and experiences with successful entrepreneurs and...

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Roaming in the EU Facebook Photo Contest
Sep14

Roaming in the EU Facebook Photo Contest

Go through your summer holiday photos and win ! Launched by the European Commission, to mark the end of roaming charges for travellers in the EU, the contest is inviting any permanent EU resident to submit up to three pictures showing how they use their mobile phone or tablet without roaming fees while travelling in the EU. Pictures should have a short description and should be sent via Messenger to the Digital Single Market...

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Call for proposals for the Horizon2020: European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants
Sep14

Call for proposals for the Horizon2020: European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants

ERC Starting Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they are starting their own independent research team or programme. This action is open to researchers of any nationality who intend to conduct their research activity in any Member State or Associated Country. Deadline: 17 October 2017, 17:00:00 (Brussels local time). For more information about the call:...

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Are you going to study abroad ? Take part in the Travel Video Contest 2017 and win !
Sep11

Are you going to study abroad ? Take part in the Travel Video Contest 2017 and win !

Young people from 18 years old, from around the world, already enrolled or planning to enrol in college or university outside their home country are invited to join this contest. All they have to do is make a short video of maximum four minutes, explaining their reasons to travel or study abroad. If entrants are already studying abroad, they could make a video about a trip they would like to take. The author of the best video will be...

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The EU Prize for Young Women Innovators 2018 has been launched!
Sep07

The EU Prize for Young Women Innovators 2018 has been launched!

This year’s edition will reward the outstanding achievement of women entrepreneurs who have brought an innovation to market, along with a new category for young talent, the Rising Innovators award. Fot this category women must be born as of 1 January 1987. Four prizes will be awarded at the end of the competition: 1st prize: €100 000 2nd prize: €50 000 3rd prize: €30 000 4th prize: €20 000 Contestants will be able to submit...

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myCard Jeunes – NOUVEAU TITRE DE TRANSPORT GRATUIT POUR JEUNES <25
Sep06

myCard Jeunes – NOUVEAU TITRE DE TRANSPORT GRATUIT POUR JEUNES <25

À partir du 1er septembre 2017, les jeunes qui n’ont pas encore accompli les 25 ans et qui participent à une mesure d’intégration socio-professionnelle (stage, formation formelle ou non-formelle) du Service de la formation des adultes (SFA) ou du Service national de la Jeunesse (SNJ) peuvent bénéficier d’une myCard Jeunes qui leur donne droit à la gratuité des transports publics. Les jeunes qui font un service volontaire...

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THE ANNA LINDH FOUNDATION HAS LAUNCHED THE MEDITERRANEAN JOURNALIST AWARD 2017
Sep05

THE ANNA LINDH FOUNDATION HAS LAUNCHED THE MEDITERRANEAN JOURNALIST AWARD 2017

Priority is given to young journalists at an early stage of the professional career development! Journalists of written press, television, radio and new media, citizens of the 42 countries of the Union for the Mediterranean, in addition to Libya and Syria, are invited to submit their works tackling intercultural issues between and within Euro-Mediterranean societies ranging from diversity, tolerance, freedom of expression, fighting...

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The European Commission has launched the Juvenes Translatores 2017, the translation contest for schools
Sep05

The European Commission has launched the Juvenes Translatores 2017, the translation contest for schools

The competition is designed to give 17-year-olds (born in 2000) from schools throughout Europe first-hand experience of what it is like to be a translator. Young students will be given the opportunity to take part in a translation test that will take place on the same day in all EU countries: 23rd November 2017. Pupils will be able to decide which of the European Union’s official languages they want to translate to and from....

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Ryanair partners with Erasmus Student Network
Aug22

Ryanair partners with Erasmus Student Network

Ryanair has become the exclusive partner of the Erasmus Student Network, offering Erasmus students across Europe a range of exclusive flight offers, free bags and tailored discounts to suit their budget. Any Erasmus student with a valid ESNcard can sign up via the “MyRyanair” registration service (https://www.ryanair.com/ie/en/plan-trip/explore/erasmus) and save even more while traveling. Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the Erasmus...

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What are you doing differently this summer to create a better world for 2030 ?
Aug22

What are you doing differently this summer to create a better world for 2030 ?

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION HAS LAUNCHED AN INSTAGRAM CONTEST ! The European Commission is inviting instagramers to show what they are doing differently this summer to create a better world for 2030. Participants should be residents of the EU, be over 18, and own a personal Instagram account. They will have to share a picture illustrating their action to make 2030 happen, tag the EuropeAid account, use the #2030isnow hashtag and tag 3...

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TRANSLATION TRAINEESHIPS AT THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION ARE OPEN !
Aug22

TRANSLATION TRAINEESHIPS AT THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION ARE OPEN !

Deadline for the traineeship period March-July 2018 is 31st August 2017 (12:00 pm CET). DG Translation of the European Commission offers a small number of paid traineeships each year. They last five months and are open to graduates looking to gain some professional translation experience within the European institutions. University graduates from all over the world should be able to translate into their main language (normally their...

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EYCA Survey: ACCESS TO MOBILITY OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN EUROPE
Aug22

EYCA Survey: ACCESS TO MOBILITY OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN EUROPE

The present survey is part of the project ‘Youth Mobility and the European Youth Card: the way forward to a new EU Youth Strategy’, co-funded via Erasmus+ Programme, KA 3. The results are used to support EYCA’s advocacy efforts to influence the EU Youth legislation and promote the right to qualitative mobility opportunities for all young people in Europe. Please take 5 minutes to fill in the survey (by 1st November...

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TAKE THE #BEACTIVE CHALLENGE
Jul20

TAKE THE #BEACTIVE CHALLENGE

Take a picture of you running, jumping, skipping and win ! The Challenge is open from 5 July June until 23 September. In order to participate entrants will have to: – sign up for the Challenge, – engage in sport or physical activity, – take a picture or video of themselves engaged in each of their activities (make sure that it is public), – post at least one picture or a video, using hashtag #BeActive, on...

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