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Commissioner backs chess in schools English (en)

29/03/2011

Former world champion Garry Kasparov presented his 'chess in schools' initiative to Commissioner Vassiliou at a meeting on 21 March. The idea is to develop a comprehensive chess curriculum which can be introduced in schools  across Europe to help young people develop skills in critical thinking and problem solving.

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Council for Education, Youth, Culture and Sport - informal meeting, Gödöllö, Hungary (28-29 March). English (en)

28/03/2011

The EU Council for Education, Youth, Culture and Sport held informal ministerial meetings on culture and education in the Royal Palace of Gödöllö on 28-29 March. Commissioner Vassiliou represented the European Commission. The meeting on culture (28 March) was chaired by Géza Szöcs, Hungarian Minister of State for Culture. The meeting on education (29 March) was chaired by Rózsa Hoffmann, Hungarian Minister of State for Education.

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European University-Business Forum: focus on Europe 2020 reforms and employability. English (en)

21/03/2011

High-level representatives from business, higher education and politics are meeting in Brussels on 22-23 March for the fourth annual European University-Business Forum. Participants will discuss how universities and businesses can contribute to the Europe 2020 reform agenda by improving the employability of graduates and increasing Europe's innovation capacity. Among the keynote speakers are Commissioner Vassiliou, Christian Jourquin, CEO of Solvay Group and Chair of the Board of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology Foundation, and Professor Mario Monti, President of Bocconi University in Milan and a former Member of the European Commission.

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Jeunesse

Mme Vassiliou demande aux jeunes de se mobiliser pour l'initiative «Jeunesse en mouvement».

01/03/2011

La lutte contre le chômage des jeunes était le sujet central de la conférence de l'UE sur la jeunesse, qui a rassemblé plus de cent associations de jeunes du 2 au 4 mars 2011 à Gödöllő, près de Budapest. Mme Vassiliou a déclaré: «Cinq millions de jeunes sont au chômage: cette conférence est une occasion unique pour les représentants de la jeunesse de se faire entendre sur les meilleures solutions à mettre en œuvre par l'Europe pour résoudre ce problème.»

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