Speech at Launch of Horizon 2020/Paris
Organisations wishing to bid for funding in 2014 through Erasmus+, the European Union's new programme for education, training, youth and sport, can start to prepare their grant applications from today.
The selection panel evaluating applications from Bulgarian cities competing for the title of European Capital of Culture 2019 met in Sofia from 10-12 December and recommended today that Plovdiv, Sofia, Varna and Veliko Turnovo should be short-listed.
Cultural and creative organisations wishing to bid for funding in 2014 through Creative Europe, the European Union's new programme for the cultural and creative sectors, can start to prepare their grant applications from today.
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions: €800 million to support research careers, training and mobility in 2014
The European Commission today publishes the first tranche of funding 'calls' for research grants totalling €800 million in 2014, under the new Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA). Part of the new Horizon 2020 programme, the MSCA support European research training and career development.
Speech at European Film Awards Welcome Reception /Berlin
The European Film Awards annually honour the greatest achievements in European cinema.
Member States in the Council today approved Creative Europe, the new programme supporting the cultural and creative sectors. With a budget of nearly €1.46 billion over the next seven years, a 9% increase on current levels, Creative Europe will give thousands of people in cinema, TV, culture, music, performing arts, heritage and related areas the opportunity to increase their international visibility in Europe and beyond.
Androulla Vassiliou, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, and Plácido Domingo, the opera tenor and President of Europa Nostra, will open a photographic exhibition featuring winners of the European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards today (5 December, 17h30) at the Commission's Berlaymont headquarters in Brussels.
Guidelines to enable trainees to acquire high-quality work experience under safe and fair conditions, and to increase their chances of finding a good quality job, have been proposed today by the European Commission.