Audiovisual Services > Video > VNR & Documentary http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/ Wed, 26 Nov 2014 02:57:36 GMT Ulysses sails again: A multilingual Odyssey (reading in Greek) http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I095637&sitelang=en Reading of a chapter of "Ulysses" by Homer in Greek during the event "Ulysses sails again: A multilingual Odyssey", which took place on 22 September in Vienna. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I095637&sitelang=en Ulysses sails again: A multilingual Odyssey (reading in Italian) http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I095639&sitelang=en Reading of a chapter of "Ulysses" by Homer in Italian during the event "Ulysses sails again: A multilingual Odyssey", which took place on 22 September in Vienna. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I095639&sitelang=en Ulysses sails again: A multilingual Odyssey (reading in Hungarian) http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I095638&sitelang=en Reading of a chapter of "Ulysses" by Homer in Hungarian during the event "Ulysses sails again: A multilingual Odyssey", which took place on 22 September in Vienna. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I095638&sitelang=en Ulysses sails again: A multilingual Odyssey (reading in Finnish) http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I095635&sitelang=en Reading of a chapter of "Ulysses" by Homer in Finnish during the event "Ulysses sails again: A multilingual Odyssey", which took place on 22 September in Vienna. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I095635&sitelang=en Ulysses sails again: A multilingual Odyssey (reading in German) http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I095636&sitelang=en Reading of a chapter of "Ulysses" by Homer in German during the event "Ulysses sails again: A multilingual Odyssey", which took place on 22 September in Vienna. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I095636&sitelang=en Ulysses sails again: A multilingual Odyssey (reading in Czech) http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I095634&sitelang=en Reading of a chapter of "Ulysses" by Homer in Czech during the event "Ulysses sails again: A multilingual Odyssey", which took place on 22 September in Vienna. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I095634&sitelang=en EEPA Awards 2014 Highlights Video http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093604&sitelang=en The winners of the European Enterprise Promotion Awards were announced at an Awards ceremony at the SME Assembly, which was part of European SME Week. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093604&sitelang=en Statement by EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc, on the occasion of the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I095234&sitelang=en Sat, 15 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I095234&sitelang=en Message by Maroš Šefčovič about his story and the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution (short version) http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I095309&sitelang=en Sat, 15 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I095309&sitelang=en Message by Maroš Šefčovič about his story and the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution (long version) http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I095137&sitelang=en Sat, 15 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I095137&sitelang=en EU pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I095101&sitelang=en Expo Milano 2015 is a non-commercial Universal Exposition with some very unique and innovative features. Not only is it an exhibition but also a process, one of active participation among a large number of players around the theme of Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life. It is sustainable, technological, thematic and focused on its visitors. Open from May 1 to October 31, 2015, the Expo will host over 130 participants. Running for 184 days, this giant exhibition site, covering one million square meters, is expected to welcome over 20 million visitors. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I095101&sitelang=en Considering the entrepreneurship path? - Interviews with young European entrepreneurs - WE DID IT, YOU CAN DO IT! http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I094668&sitelang=en 7 young entrepreneurs, with different professional backgrounds and profiles, came from all across Europe to share their insights on the main challenges and aspects that one has to bear in mind when setting up a business. All interviewees are currently at the head of pioneering business projects ranging from different sectors – notably education, IT and health –and share the common objectives to encourage innovative and digital disruption in their respective industry. All are eager to fill in the market's needs and improve peoples' lives. Interviews were held on the occasion of the StartUp Europe Roadshow closing event, organised on the second day of UNCONVENTION 2014. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I094668&sitelang=en Urban Mobility Video http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I094958&sitelang=en The Urban Mobility Video is a three-minute film that explains the approach of the European Commission about urban mobility. It starts with a problem-setting part in which, without voice-over, difficult urban mobility situation are shown in slow motion: a cyclist hit by a car, a woman in a crowded bus that has to brake suddenly, a man in his car who can't stand the traffic jams, emissions and noise anymore, pedestrians who do not have enough space to walk on the pavement etc. The second part develops the Commission's recommendations and tools to help address the situation: the development of a sustainable urban mobility plan, the planning in an integrated way, the use of intelligent transport systems etc. It calls on the local authorities to start the process, using the tools that are made at their disposal, such as the financing opportunities and the knowledge sharing platforms from the Commission. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I094958&sitelang=en EU-Projekte in Österreich: Team Karwendl http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I094933&sitelang=en Many people like to spend their leisure time in nature. Many of them are willing to work actively for nature projects. This is where the Volunteer Platform “TEAM Karwendel” of the Alpenpark Karwendel Association comes into play. Funded by LEADER, the EU Rural Development Programme, TEAM Karwendel works to ensure that locals and visitors in the Karwendel region can contribute to the conservation of the region and of the natural beauty. Tue, 04 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I094933&sitelang=en EU-Projekte in Österreich: Alte Donau http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I094932&sitelang=en The Alte Donau (Old Danube) is a unique nature protection and recreation resort in the metropolitan area of the city of Vienna. The Life+ project, funded by the EU's environmental protection programme, supports the renaturation of the biotope Alte Donau and facilitates the coexistence of people and nature. Tue, 04 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I094932&sitelang=en EU Children of Peace - Democratic Republic of the Congo http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093437&sitelang=en War Child has been committed to helping children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo find a path to peace through education and a safe place to learn. See how their efforts have worked as these children dance for peace! With kind financial contributions from Austria and Luxembourg, the legacy of the EU's Nobel peace prize has been dedicated to helping such children and now over 108 000 kids in conflict are receiving an education. Watch these children be inspired and dance for peace around the globe! Sun, 02 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093437&sitelang=en EU Children of Peace 2014: Dance for Peace http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093436&sitelang=en On International Day of Peace, we remember the over 1 billion children around the world affected by conflict! With kind financial contributions from Austria and Luxembourg, the legacy of the EU's Nobel peace prize has been dedicated to helping such children and now over 108 000 kids in conflict are receiving an education. Watch these children be inspired and dance for peace around the globe! Sun, 02 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093436&sitelang=en SME Assembly Naples 2014 http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093583&sitelang=en The 2014 SME Assembly took place in Naples, Italy on 1st-3rd October 2014. A hugely significant event in the context of European initiatives to foster much needed economic growth, the conference is the focus of European SME Week. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093583&sitelang=en Virtual tour of the new ECB premises http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I094284&sitelang=en STOCKSHOTS ECB Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I094284&sitelang=en 107th plenary session of the Committee of the Regions http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I094377&sitelang=en During the last Plenary Session held in Brussels on 25-26 June, the Committee of the Regions officially celebrated its 20 Years and elected Michel Lebrun and Catiuscia Marini as new President and First Vice-President of the institution. New European Entrepreneurial Region labels were awarded to the city of Lisbon and the regions of Valencia and Northern Ireland. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I094377&sitelang=en 20 years of the Committee of the Regions http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I094376&sitelang=en The Committee of the Regions celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2014. Over the past 20 years our political assembly has grown into an influential institutional player with increasing competences over time. Today the CoR is the main watchdog of the subsidiarity principle, ensuring that when the EU makes a decision, it does it at the most appropriate level of government. With 3/4 of EU policies affecting our regions and cities, and 2/3 of all public investments managed by regional and local administrations, the Committee of the Regions will continue to bring the European Union closer to its 500 million citizens. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I094376&sitelang=en 12th European Week of Regions and Cities http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I094373&sitelang=en With 200 partners from over 30 countries, 6,000 participants, more than 100 workshops and 300 local events across Europe, the 12th OPEN DAYS of the EU Committee of the Regions and the European Commission showcased once again the best of our regions and cities. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I094373&sitelang=en Conference on EU economic governance and fiscal decentralisation http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I094378&sitelang=en Many EU Member States are gradually transferring their fiscal and budgetary responsibilities to their regions and cities, which are increasingly feeling the impact of deeper European economic and financial governance. Regional and local authorities are responsible for approximately one third of all public expenditure and two thirds of all public investment in the EU, with both of these figures increasing significantly over the past decade. Moreover, regions and cities play a leading role in terms of implementing and co-financing EU programmes, particularly the European Structural and Investment Funds. Against this background, the Committee of the Regions (CoR) organised its second conference on the state of sub-national public finances. The conference discussed two key issues: •EU economic governance, the Europe 2020 strategy and the impact on regional and local budgets; •Trends in fiscal decentralisation Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I094378&sitelang=en EuroPCom 2014: Imag[in]ing Europe http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I094374&sitelang=en Looking at the last EU elections, it seems the European message is not getting to the ears of citizens. Is it maybe the wrong message? The wrong messengers? And what to do about it? This was the main theme of the 5th Conference on Public Communication (EuroPCom) that was held in Brussels with 700 communication experts over the past 2 days. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I094374&sitelang=en Our marine environment … striving for the right balance http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I094290&sitelang=en We are contributing to safeguarding the future of the marine environment and the major implications it has for society through the development of a number of initiatives in Europe and worldwide. In an ever changing landscape, science, policy and society as a whole must work together to address the pressing societal challenges related to the seas and oceans. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I094290&sitelang=en Ulysses sails again: A multilingual Odyssey (reading in French) http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093162&sitelang=en Reading of a chapter of "Ulysses" by Homer in French during the event "Ulysses sails again: A multilingual Odyssey", which took place on 22 September in Vienna. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093162&sitelang=en Ulysses sails again: A multilingual Odyssey (reading in English) http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093163&sitelang=en Reading of a chapter of "Ulysses" by Homer in English during the event "Ulysses sails again: A multilingual Odyssey", which took place on 22 September in Vienna. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093163&sitelang=en The Benefits of Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions for Businesses http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I088287&sitelang=en A short promotional clip to encourage private sector partners (both large companies and SMEs) to participate in Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I088287&sitelang=en EU-Projekte in Österreich: Purpur EOS – A European Opera Sound http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093911&sitelang=en A European Opera Sound is based on the practical and theoretic exchange of knowledge of different playing, sound and performance traditions that is the musical cultural heritage of European countries. EOS - which is funded under the EU's Culture programme – gathers musicians from more than 18 countries and wants to inspire people about opera tradition in Europe. Sun, 12 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093911&sitelang=en Youth Guarantee – delivering results http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093611&sitelang=en The Youth Guarantee is a new approach to tackling youth unemployment which ensures that all young people under 25 – whether registered with employment services or not – get a good-quality offer of further education, training or employment within 4 months of them leaving formal education or becoming unemployed. Sun, 12 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093611&sitelang=en EU Children of Peace - Colombia http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093438&sitelang=en Children in Colombia have grown up in conflict which has largely escaped the world's view. Violence has led many to flee but the Children of Peace project run by ACNUR has enabled many to access school once again. Watch these children Dance for Peace! With kind financial contributions from Austria and Luxembourg, the legacy of the EU's Nobel peace prize has been dedicated to helping such children and now over 108 000 kids in conflict are receiving an education. Watch these children be inspired and dance for peace around the globe! Wed, 08 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093438&sitelang=en Learn how to code http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093736&sitelang=en Learning to code is learning how our new reality is built. Start learning at: http://codeweek.eu The video features a message from Dr. Rolf Landua, Head of Education at CERN, and Niklas Hed, Angry Birds Founder. European Code Week 2014 kicks off on 11 October: over 1500 events bringing the digital world to life – across the EU and countries from Norway to Turkey. The spotlight on coding comes as seven European education ministers have already incorporated compulsory coding into their national school curricula, with another five countries offering it as an option in schools. Wed, 08 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093736&sitelang=en Court of Auditors http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093628&sitelang=en The European Court of Auditors audits EU finances. Its role is to improve EU financial management and report on the use of public funds. It was set up in 1975 and is based in Luxembourg. Wed, 08 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093628&sitelang=en Home Affairs - Human Trafficking http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093337&sitelang=en Europe against trafficking in human beings. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093337&sitelang=en Home Affairs - Economic Migration http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093339&sitelang=en Europe and legal immigration. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093339&sitelang=en Home Affairs - Asylum http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093335&sitelang=en Europe, a safe haven for those in need of protection. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093335&sitelang=en Home Affairs - Schengen http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093334&sitelang=en Europe, an area without internal borders. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093334&sitelang=en Home Affairs - Terrorism http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093341&sitelang=en Europe against terrorism. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093341&sitelang=en Home Affairs - Integration http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093340&sitelang=en The integration of migrants into Europe. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093340&sitelang=en Home Affairs - Organised Crime http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093338&sitelang=en Europe against organised crime. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093338&sitelang=en Home Affairs - Cybercrime http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093336&sitelang=en Europe against cyber crime. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I093336&sitelang=en TRACES: protecting consumers, facilitating trade http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091404&sitelang=en TRACES (TRAde Control and Expert System) is the online management tool of the European Commission, that tracks the movements of animals, food, feed and plants imported from outside the European Union, or travelling through the EU Member States. More than 26,000 users from more than 70 countries worldwide connect to TRACES in 33 languages, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Should there be a problem with an animal or product, TRACES quickly tracks back to the original source of the problem and forward to the destination. This represents a major leap forward in monitoring animal diseases and combatting fraud, whilst significantly speeding up administrative procedures. TRACES: protecting consumers, facilitating trade. Thu, 02 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091404&sitelang=en Green Infrastructure (version courte) http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I076227&sitelang=en Europe, and indeed the world, is facing a colossal challenge: how can we protect our precious ecosystems and maintain the services which we depend on? Accompanying the development of a comprehensive green infrastructure strategy, the EU is working hard to preserve and develop the myriad green areas that comprise Europe’s ‘green infrastructure’. By doing so, both the health and quality of life enjoyed by EU citizens will be improved. Sun, 07 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I076227&sitelang=en Green Infrastructure (version longue) http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I076228&sitelang=en Europe, and indeed the world, is facing a colossal challenge: how can we protect our precious ecosystems and maintain the services which we depend on? Accompanying the development of a comprehensive green infrastructure strategy, the EU is working hard to preserve and develop the myriad green areas that comprise Europe’s ‘green infrastructure’. By doing so, both the health and quality of life enjoyed by EU citizens will be improved. Sun, 07 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I076228&sitelang=en EU-Projekte in Österreich: Alte Obstsorten wiedersehen und entdecken http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I092333&sitelang=en The project preserves and advertises traditional fruit species in Upper Austria by cultivating organic fruit orchards as well as undertaking various marketing activities. The project is co-financed by the LEADER programme for rural development. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I092333&sitelang=en EU-Projekte in Österreich: Umweltfreundliche Mobilität im Naturpark Fertő-Hanság http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I092335&sitelang=en The UNESCO world heritage Neusiedlersee/Fertő- in Austria and Hungary is a popular region for tourism. The project, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund, establishes a modernized railway infrastructure as well as cycle tracks that allow an environmental-friendly exploration of the nature reserve. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I092335&sitelang=en EU-Projekte in Österreich: aspern IQ – Technologiezentrum in der Seestadt Aspern http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I092337&sitelang=en The Seestadt Aspern in Vienna is one of Europe's largest urban development projects. Co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund, the technology centre Aspern IQ supports young high-tech start-ups in the field of sustainable development. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I092337&sitelang=en EU-Projekte in Österreich: MELETE – Education & Integration http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I092334&sitelang=en MELETE helps migrants in Salzburg to find the right training and education. "Education pilots" ("Bildungslotsen") inform people recently arrived in Austria about the possibilities of child and adult education. MELETE also provides courses and mentorship. The project is co-financed by the European Social Fund. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I092334&sitelang=en EU-Projekte in Österreich: Create Your Region http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I092336&sitelang=en Create Your Region is an EU-funded project (LEADER) in Upper Austria. It supports young people in establishing and implementing creative ideas for the development of their region. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I092336&sitelang=en Case 2: EUR 93000 payment dispute resolved by the European Ombudsman in 2013 http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091517&sitelang=en Case 2: EUR 93000 payment dispute resolved by the European Ombudsman in 2013. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091517&sitelang=en Introduction of the Annual Report 2013 http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091512&sitelang=en Introduction of the Annual Report 2013. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091512&sitelang=en Case 1: The European Ombudsman's Ad Hoc Ethical Committee case 2013 http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091515&sitelang=en Case 1: The European Ombudsman's Ad Hoc Ethical Committee case 2013. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091515&sitelang=en International Right to Know day 2013 http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091514&sitelang=en International Right to Know Day Seminar - EU transparency: Where are we now?. The International Right to Know Day was established in 2003 by access to information advocates from around the world. Given that there will be a new European Parliament and a new Commission in 2014, and given that his own mandate is coming to an end, the European Ombudsman is keen to examine how much progress has been made as regards transparency in the EU institutions over the past decade. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091514&sitelang=en Meet the European Ombudsman's team http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091521&sitelang=en Presentation of the European Ombudsman's team. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091521&sitelang=en Case 4: The European Ombudsman's Spanish football case in 2013 http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091519&sitelang=en Case 4: The European Ombudsman's Spanish football case in 2013. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091519&sitelang=en Case 3: Frontex special report by the European Ombudsman in 2013 http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091518&sitelang=en Case 3: Frontex special report by the European Ombudsman in 2013. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091518&sitelang=en Oath of office http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091513&sitelang=en Oath of office before the Court of Justice by the incoming European Ombudsman, Ms Emily O'Reilly. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091513&sitelang=en It's our Europe http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091516&sitelang=en The European Ombudsman, P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, is organising this event to help focus on European citizens and how they can concretely contribute to shaping the European Union, either by using the European Citizens' Initiative (ECI), by turning to the European Ombudsman, or by mobilising large groups of citizens to carry out grassroots initiatives. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091516&sitelang=en Presentation of the launch event of the campaign UE Working for You in Spain by Francisco Fonseca Morillo, Head of the European Commission's Representation in Spain http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091838&sitelang=en Mr Fonseca Morillo, Head of the European Commission's Representation in Spain, introduces the EU communication campaign "EU Working for You". The campaign in Spain focuses in jobs creation. The film shows a street art, created by French artist Jean-Baptiste Colin and inspired by the "Emplea Verde" programme. The programme is supported by the European Social Fund and run by Fundación Biodiversidad in Spain. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091838&sitelang=en Interview with Ms Elena Alcalá, beneficiary of EU funding through the "Emplea Verde" programme http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091837&sitelang=en Ms Elena Alcalá, from Pecocos, explains how she became aware of the possibility of benefiting from EU funding to help her with her bio cosmetics company. Ms Alcalá strongly believes in green jobs as good basis to reactivate Spanish economy. She invites young entrepreneurs to take advantage of the fund and possibilities that are at their disposal. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091837&sitelang=en How we work at the European Ombudsman http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091520&sitelang=en Ombudsman: An independent official appointed to represent the interests of the general public by investigating or responding to individuals' complaints about maladministration or infringement of rights. Our investigations are confined to maladministration in the institutions of the European Union. By maladministration, we mean: - administrative irregularities - abuse of power - lack of transparency - discrimination. Visit our website to learn more: http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091520&sitelang=en Launch event of the campaign UE Working for You in Spain http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091654&sitelang=en Mr Fonseca Morillo, Head of the European Commission's Representation in Spain, introduces the EU communication campaign "EU Working for You": The film shows a street art, created by French artist Jean-Baptiste Colin and inspired by the "Emplea Verde" programme. The programme is supported by the European Social Fund and run by Fundación Biodiversidad in Spain. Ms Elena Alcalá, from Pecocos, explains how she became aware of the possibility of benefiting from EU funding to help her with her bio cosmetics company. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091654&sitelang=en Now the power is yours! http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I075061&sitelang=en Do YOU have the best deal for electricity and gas? Choose your own energy provider NOW. You have the right to switch supplier. Find out what rights the European Union gives you as an energy consumer. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I075061&sitelang=en Maritime CISE: a Common Information Sharing Environment for the European Maritime Domain http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091454&sitelang=en A Maritime Common Information Sharing Environment (CISE) is a collective need to ensure Safe, Secure and Clean seas around Europe for its security and sustainability. Our combined ability to adapt to the modern global context requires the sharing of relevant information across all maritime surveillance sectors and countries, to increase awareness and responsiveness throughout the European Maritime Domain. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091454&sitelang=en The European Union's Cohesion Policy: Investing in your Regions and Cities http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091392&sitelang=en Every year the EU invests millions of Euro in job creation and economic growth, to help reduce social and economic differences between its regions. This short video will tell you more on how these EU investments can improve citizens' everyday lives by stimulating economic growth in their region. Over the past five years, EU cohesion policy has created over 600.000 jobs; invested in the professional training of up to 15 million people every year to improve their employability; and co financed the construction of 25 000 km of roads and 1800 km of railways; it has also ensured the provision of clean drinking water for 3 million more people; has invested in 200 000 small and medium-sized companies and 61.000 research projects. These figures are still growing, as projects which started over the past 5 years continue to produce results. All this is made possible by the European Regional Development Fund, the Cohesion Fund and the European Social Fund, which together represent more than one-third of the EU budget. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091392&sitelang=en Circular economy: saving resources, creating jobs (short version) http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091154&sitelang=en This video explains the thinking behind the circular economy. It features two areas that illustrate the idea in action: reusing and recycling (filmed in UK and Belgium) mobile phones and clothing (filmed in Netherlands and Italy). Tue, 01 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091154&sitelang=en Circular economy: saving resources, creating jobs (B-Roll) http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091174&sitelang=en This video explains the thinking behind the circular economy. It features two areas that illustrate the idea in action: reusing and recycling (filmed in UK and Belgium) mobile phones and clothing (filmed in Netherlands and Italy). Tue, 01 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091174&sitelang=en Circular economy: saving resources, creating jobs (long version) http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091155&sitelang=en This video explains the thinking behind the circular economy. It features two areas that illustrate the idea in action: reusing and recycling (filmed in UK and Belgium) mobile phones and clothing (filmed in Netherlands and Italy). Tue, 01 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091155&sitelang=en Everybody is talking about the climate – what can the EU do about it? http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091128&sitelang=en Panel debate about the EU's climate and energy policies, with Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard and MEP-elects Jeppe Kofod and Anders Vistisen. Moderated by Martin Breum. From a seminar on June 13, 2014, at the Folkemøde political festival on Bornholm, Denmark. In Danish. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091128&sitelang=en EU on the news – how hard can it be? http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091127&sitelang=en Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard talks to seasoned Brussels correspondent Ole Ryborg about how the media in Denmark portrays the EU and its policies. Do domestic journalists know enough about the EU? What does it take to get news from the EU onto the evening TV news? From a seminar on June 13, 2014, at the Folkemøde political festival on Bornholm, Denmark. In Danish. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091127&sitelang=en Commission outlines measures to maximise job opportunities in the green economy: statement by László ANDOR, Member of the EC in charge of Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, on Employment http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090869&sitelang=en Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090869&sitelang=en Roaming in Europe, cheaper and cheaper http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091077&sitelang=en It's a big summer sale courtesy of the European Commission! From 1 July 2014, the EU will cut the price caps for data downloads by more than half: down from 45 cents per megabyte to 20c/MB. It will become even cheaper to use maps, watch videos, check mails and update social networks while travelling across the EU. Sun, 29 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091077&sitelang=en #EUSEW14 is Coming UP! http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091015&sitelang=en The EU Sustainable Energy Week 2014 is the occasion for the European Commission to reward the best projects of the year in the fields of energy efficiency, renewables and clean transport. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091015&sitelang=en Horizon 2020 application procedure http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091019&sitelang=en Interested in learning more about EU funding opportunities for your research or innovation project? This short animation will guide you through the steps you will need to take to apply to Horizon 2020. http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/home.html Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091019&sitelang=en Horizon 2020 introduction http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091018&sitelang=en Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over seven years (2014-2020). Find out more about Horizon 2020 in this three-minute animation which will give you a general overview of the programme. http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/ Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I091018&sitelang=en HR Conference, 3 JUNE 2014, Genval castle http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090002&sitelang=en On 3 June 2014, the HR Managers from the Commission, the other EU institutions and the Executive Agencies gathered to discuss the evolution of the HR function, the future challenges facing the new Commission and consequent HR/HRM implications. Key HR topics discussed were Talent Management, HR Strategic Planning, Staff Engagement and the HR Service Delivery Model. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090002&sitelang=en Operation Velvet Glove http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090895&sitelang=en "Operation Velvet Glove" reconstructs an OLAF investigation in the field of external relations. The idea is to use a (fictional) OLAF case to explain OLAF's work and added value to partners and interested stakeholders. An EU NGO active in developing countries has a world-wide scam in place. It is seeking funds from several donors (double-funding) to carry out work which is not in fact being implemented. Thanks to co-operation with local partners and Member States, OLAF has identified the bosses responsible for implementing the fraud. Today they will be brought to justice. The investigator in charge reminisces about her role uncovering the case. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090895&sitelang=en OLAF: detect, investigate, protect http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090896&sitelang=en "OLAF: detect, investigate, protect" is available in EN, FR and DE and is intended for the general public. It is a "taster" to encourage people to find out more about OLAF. The story-line is a "day-in-the life" of OLAF using the example of structural funds, agricultural and external aid investigations. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090896&sitelang=en The Road Safety App http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090369&sitelang=en With the new "Going Abroad" mobile app, check all important road safety rules across the EU before leaving on holiday or from wherever you are. And entertain your passenger(s) with two fun games about road safety. Here's what the app looks like! Now available in app stores: http://ec.europa.eu/transport/road_safety/going_abroad/index_en.htm. Sun, 22 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090369&sitelang=en A Safer Place – Jean http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090535&sitelang=en "A Safer Place" is a series of short personal stories from Uganda, Jordan and Colombia filmed ahead of Word Refugee Day on 20 June 2014. From the thousands of beneficiaries of EU humanitarian aid around the world, we bring you these fascinating stories from those who fled from disaster, crisis and conflict. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090535&sitelang=en A Safer Place – Doris http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090536&sitelang=en "A Safer Place" is a series of short personal stories from Uganda, Jordan and Colombia filmed ahead of Word Refugee Day on 20 June 2014. From the thousands of beneficiaries of EU humanitarian aid around the world, we bring you these fascinating stories from those who fled from disaster, crisis and conflict. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090536&sitelang=en A Safer Place – Enock http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090534&sitelang=en "A Safer Place" is a series of short personal stories from Uganda, Jordan and Colombia filmed ahead of Word Refugee Day on 20 June 2014. From the thousands of beneficiaries of EU humanitarian aid around the world, we bring you these fascinating stories from those who fled from disaster, crisis and conflict. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090534&sitelang=en A Safer Place – Nefry http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090533&sitelang=en "A Safer Place" is a series of short personal stories from Uganda, Jordan and Colombia filmed ahead of Word Refugee Day on 20 June 2014. From the thousands of beneficiaries of EU humanitarian aid around the world, we bring you these fascinating stories from those who fled from disaster, crisis and conflict. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090533&sitelang=en A Safer Place – Ahmed http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090537&sitelang=en "A Safer Place" is a series of short personal stories from Uganda, Jordan and Colombia filmed ahead of Word Refugee Day on 20 June 2014. From the thousands of beneficiaries of EU humanitarian aid around the world, we bring you these fascinating stories from those who fled from disaster, crisis and conflict. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090537&sitelang=en Partners http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090391&sitelang=en The Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy has just published a brand new comic book called "Partners" which aims at presenting Regional and Urban Policy through six stories designed to appeal to a young audience. The themes covered in this album are Research & Innovation, Urban Development, Environment, Support to SMEs, Social Inclusion, ICT, Cooperation between regions, Transport, Solidarity between regions in case of natural disasters, etc. These slices of life and stories of men and women were inspired by real EU-funded projects that illustrate the European Union’s contribution to reducing differences in standards of living and supporting the regions in their development. This comic is available in FR, EN and NL and can be ordered via EU Bookshop. http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/sources/docgener/bd/bd_euregio_en.pdf Mon, 16 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090391&sitelang=en CoR Commemorates Great War Centenary in Ypres http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090299&sitelang=en One hundred years ago, the region of Flanders suffered dramatic destruction during the Great War. The Committee of the Regions wanted to pay tribute to the victims of WWI and celebrate the peace-making power of European integration and regional cross-border cooperation as a unique tool to build the local roots of a united Europe. This is the video of the CoR visit to the largest British cemetery in mainland Europe. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090299&sitelang=en Working together for longer healthier lives http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090443&sitelang=en In 30 years’ time, there will be 150 million older people living in the EU. Where will you live? What kind of shape will you be in? Will you still be healthy and independent? Society is ageing. But making sure our golden years are happier and healthier is not just down to the individual, it’s also down to the whole society, public and private sectors together. Improving the quality of life of older people is a priority for the European Commission. This video promotes the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing which brings together organisations involved in active ageing all over Europe – public authorities, associations, industry, NGOs, patient organisations and citizens. Working together they learn from each other, boost innovation and enable people to live longer and healthier lives. Sun, 15 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090443&sitelang=en Health and Safety and Working Conditions http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090474&sitelang=en Every year in the EU, accidents at work kill more than 4,000 people, and more than 3,000,000 workers suffer a serious accident. To ensure the safety of its 217 million workers, the European Commission has launched a new Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work (2014-2020), aimed at identifying the best instruments to make workplaces a safer place for all. Sat, 14 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090474&sitelang=en Eures - Skills Passport http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090433&sitelang=en A new tool on the EURES Portal allows jobseekers to specify which skills they have obtained where (within a specific sector), making it easier for employers to find exactly what they are looking for. The skills passport has just been launched for the hospitality and tourism sectors, with others to follow soon. Sat, 14 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090433&sitelang=en My Soundclouding http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I089826&sitelang=en With the opening of Europe's borders there has been a huge influx of people from all over the continent moving to Berlin because of the city's underground culture, music scene and punk attitude to life. The city has also become home to cool start-ups such as SoundCloud, boasting more than 250 million active listeners worldwide and 2013 winner of the EU's annual "Europioneers" award for entrepreneurship (see startupeurope.eu for more info). German TV Host Natalia Hoeppner takes us on an intimate tour of Europe's YouTube of sound! Thu, 12 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I089826&sitelang=en 24hrs Erasmus Berlin http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I089825&sitelang=en Erasmus has been so successful since it started in 1987 that it has been the inspiration for the Erasmus+ programme, which offers all sorts of exciting new initiatives including partnerships between education providers and companies (see Erasmus+ for more info). Make sure you don't miss Cecilia Knodt's unique insight into this once-in-a-lifetime chance to study abroad, embrace other cultures and change your perspective on Europe! Thu, 12 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I089825&sitelang=en My Soundclouding http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I089826&sitelang=en With the opening of Europe's borders there has been a huge influx of people from all over the continent moving to Berlin because of the city's underground culture, music scene and punk attitude to life. The city has also become home to cool start-ups such as SoundCloud, boasting more than 250 million active listeners worldwide and 2013 winner of the EU's annual "Europioneers" award for entrepreneurship (see startupeurope.eu for more info). German TV Host Natalia Hoeppner takes us on an intimate tour of Europe's YouTube of sound! Thu, 12 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I089826&sitelang=en Consumer Rights http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090296&sitelang=en As a consumer, when you pay for a product or service, online or in a shop, in your home country, or elsewhere in the EU, you have rights under EU law. Here are 5 of these important consumer rights. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090296&sitelang=en Your first EURES job http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090020&sitelang=en The preparatory action "Your first EURES job" is a mobility scheme that aims to help about 5 000 young Europeans aged 18-30 to fill vacancies in EU countries. By providing information, recruitment, placement and financial support, the scheme is benefitting both young candidates interested in a job, traineeship or apprenticeship abroad and businesses looking for talented and qualified workers. Sun, 01 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I090020&sitelang=en 2014 Digital Agenda Scoreboard http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I089898&sitelang=en EU citizens and businesses are going online more and more; they are also shopping online more and have greater confidence and skills in ICT. This is part of the new data of the DIGITAL AGENDA SCOREBOARD 2014 that shows the Commission is on track to complete 95 of its 101 digital actions by 2015. Good progress! However, EU citizens still often lack the high speed broadband -- especially in rural areas - to satisfy this digital appetite; and the looming digital skills gap is still a big problem (see MEMO/14/383). European Commission Vice-President @NeelieKroesEU said: “Most Europeans now live digital lives and they are hungry for more. We have solved the internet access problem. But the digital skills gap persists. Unless we all do more, we will face a digitally illiterate underclass in Europe." Tue, 27 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I089898&sitelang=en A safer place - teaser http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I089450&sitelang=en A clip produced by DG ECHO on the occasion of Refugee Week. Wed, 21 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I089450&sitelang=en A safer place - VNR http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I089451&sitelang=en A VNR produced by DG ECHO on the occasion of the Refugee Week and the 60th anniversary of entry into force of UN Refugee Convention. In 2012, European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) devoted 30% of its budget to support refugees worldwide. It funded projects in over 25 countries, amounting to more than €380 million and providing protection and assistance to around 10 million refugees. In background interviews: Heinke Veit, Regional Information Officer, European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO) in Jordan, and Lucy Beck, Associate External Relations Officer, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Uganda, explain the importance of the Convention in protecting refugees worldwide. Wed, 21 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I089451&sitelang=en Undeclared Work: an endless circle http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I089591&sitelang=en In April 2014, the European Commission proposed the creation of a European Platform to improve cooperation at EU level in prevention and deterrence of undeclared work. This animation highlights the whys and wherefores of the issue, and the serious implications it has on working conditions, public budgets and fair competition. Sun, 18 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I089591&sitelang=en Europafest 2014 http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I089486&sitelang=en A look at the 2014 "Europafest", organised by the EC Representation in Germany, which took place on 9 May 2014. Wed, 14 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I089486&sitelang=en Our seas. Our future. http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I089511&sitelang=en Take a journey under the water of our seas to find out what human activities are causing to the marine ecosystem. Most of the marine litter originates inland, far from the coasts. Wed, 14 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I089511&sitelang=en