News items for October 2013
European Commission President José Manuel Barroso will open the 2013 European Culture Forum the Brussels Palais des Beaux Arts (Bozar) on 4 November. The event will gather 1 200 culture practitioners and policy-makers to discuss topical issues on the cultural agenda.
The Association for International Sport for All (TAFISA) will present the 2013 Jürgen Palm Award to European Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou in recognition of her work to promote grassroots sport and physical exercise for people of all ages.
Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, will highlight the increased European Union support which will be available from January under the new Erasmus+ programme when she opens the 2013 European Education, Training and Youth Forum in Brussels tomorrow (17 October).