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Financial Fair Play helping to preserve the real values of football, says Commissioner
21/10/2014

Androulla VASSILIOU, Member of the European Commission for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth
Informal meeting of EU Sport Ministers Rome - 21 October 2014
I have had the opportunity already to discuss the idea of Financial Fair Play with [UEFA] President Michel Platini. I know the importance of this tool in promoting fairness of competitions and giving each team a chance. It is part of an overall policy to preserve the real values of football, its roots and what makes it a success.

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Commission achieves its goals in sport pdf - 121 KB [121 KB]
21/10/2014

Androulla VASSILIOU, Member of the European Commission for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth
Informal meeting of EU Sport Ministers -  Rome, 20 October 2014
It is a great pleasure to address you here today in Rome. First of all, I would like to congratulate and thank the Italian Presidency for the excellent job it has done in organising this event.

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Matera to be 2019 European Capital of Culture in Italy
17/10/2014

The selection panel of independent experts responsible for assessing the Italian cities competing to be European Capital of Culture in 2019 has recommended that Matera should be awarded the title.

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Fees and grants for students widely differ across Europe
17/10/2014

Levels of student tuition fees, grants and loans continue to highlight stark differences across Europe, according to a report published today by the European Commission's Eurydice network. The report, covering 33 European countries, reveals that fee systems have remained relatively stable across the continent, despite some notable exceptions. Germany is the only country to recently abolish tuition fees, despite introducing them only in 2007.

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Social Inclusion and Financial Fair Play in focus for Vassiliou and EU Sports Ministers in Rome
17/10/2014

On 20-21 October, Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou will take part in the Informal Meeting of EU Sport Ministers in Rome, organised by the Italian Presidency of the EU. Key topics include sport and social inclusion, UEFA's Financial Fair Play rules and the need to promote better governance in sport.

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A highly qualified and well-trained work force: a key factor for European competitiveness pdf - 107 KB [107 KB]
16/10/2014

Androulla VASSILIOU, Member of European Commission for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth - Joint event of the Representation of the State of Rhineland-Palatinate to the EU and BASF
Brussels, 16 October 2014
Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen, "It is a great pleasure to be with you today for this event on the workforce and the key role it plays in European competitiveness. I would like to thank the Representation of the State of Rhineland-Palatinate to the EU and BASF for organising this meeting and so kindly inviting me to address you".

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Winners of 2015 European Border Breakers Awards (EBBA) for pop, rock and dance music unveiled
14/10/2014

The winners of the 2015 European Border Breakers Awards (EBBA), celebrating the best new pop, rock and dance acts in Europe which have achieved cross-border chart success, were announced today by the European Commission and Eurosonic Noorderslag, the European music conference and showcase festival.

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The European Commission and UEFA sign partnership agreement
14/10/2014

In Brussels today the European Commission and UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) are signing a cooperation agreement covering the next three years.

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Tue21Oct

9:30 - attends the presentation on Financial fair play by UEFA's President Michel Platini at the informal ministerial meeting on sport (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Rome)

Fri24Oct

20:00 - attends the Italian Presidency Official Concert "l'Oro d'Italia” (Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels)

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