African Higher Education and Tuning Workshop on Credits and Portability of Qualifications - Brussels, 27 March 2014
Ladies and gentlemen,
It is a great pleasure to join you today. This meeting is the latest in a series of events which have contributed to the rapid progress of EU co-operation with Africa in the field of higher education.
Speech at Erasmus+ Launch Conference. Bucharest, 11 March 2014
Speech at Conference on "Keeping Young People in Employment, Education and Training: Common Challenges – Shared Solutions", Bucharest, 10 March 2014
Speaking at the European Conference at Harvard Kennedy School, Commissioner Vassiliou argued that the European Union urgently needs a new narrative, not only to help its citizens rediscover their shared civilisation, culture and values but also to convince people that today's younger generations have a brighter future. 'The ambition is to forge an inspiring sense in our citizens' minds of a Europe that is inclusive – an economic project to deliver future prosperity, yes; but also a political and cultural project which embodies their values,' she said.
Opening of A.G Leventis Gallery - Nicosia, 21 March 2014 - “Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth”, Pablo Picasso once said.
There is indeed a lot of truth surrounding us today in this room. Τhe truth of a great man and philanthropist with a passion for the arts – Anastasios Leventis - who wished to establish a public gallery in his homeland.
Speech at EU Presidency Conference, “Heritage First! Towards a Common Approach for a Sustainable Europe”