On Monday 6 February AkiDwA, the network of migrant women in Ireland, will launch the United to END FGM (UEFGM) European Knowledge Platform, a free-of-charge online platform offering information and practical advice to professionals on female genital mutilation (FGM).
The Platform includes: an e-learning course available in 9 languages, country specific information covering 11 EU member states, as well as ‘live knowledge’ including webinars and an online discussion forum. UEFGM is the result of a transnational project funded by the EU and implemented by a consortium of 12 partner organisations and 4 associate organisations across the EU.
AkiDwA has been active in the area of combatting Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Ireland for a number of years.
The launch will take place in Europe House, 12-14 Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2 on Monday morning, 6 February. Monday 6 February is the International Day for Zero Tolerance on FGM.
There's so much to see and do at the European Union stand (No. 31) this year!
Fun, interactive science with Dr. How's Science Wows; check out a wide range of science experiments from making mini fire extinguishers to inflating balloons, making our own slime, volcanoes, mini explosion, smoke rings and lots more. Hands-on, educational and imaginative science!
Want to know a new way to learn about science? ERCcOMICS is a creative and ambitious project that exploits the power of visual storytelling to innovate the way European science is communicated.
Free resources about the European Union will be available for all visitors and Information Officers will be available to answer any queries you may have.
Have you ever thought of a job interview as a "performance"? Come along and discover how to master the best techniques and get the job you want!
On Monday 23rd January 2017 the European Commission Representation in Ireland will host a Spanish language event organised by the Council of Spanish Residents in Ireland for jobseekers.
Speaker: Inés González, Coach at Let's Work Today
Free of charge. In Spanish. Registration: www.creirlanda.com/inscripciones
From Friday 18 November to Friday 9 December, the European Commission Representation in Ireland will host an exhibition presented by the Institut Français and the Courrier International. The exhibition, entitled “Drawing Freely” (Dessins en Liberté) is composed of 12 panels of cartoons made by almost 50 cartoonists from all around the world. Each panel is devoted to a specific topic linked to freedom of expression: censorship, internet, corruption, women’s rights, rebellions, racism… All of the drawings were published in local papers.
The exhibition will be open to the public on weekdays from 18 November to 9 December from 9 am to 5 pm at Europe House, 12-14 Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2.
Further information about the exhibition is available here.
On Wednesday 14 December the European Commission Representation in Ireland will host a Spanish language event organised by the Council of Spanish Residents in Ireland on the psychological aspects of expatriation.
The event, which is free of charge, is open to all Spanish-speakers. It will start at 6 p.m. at Europe House, 12-14 Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2.
The speakers will be Thalia Perez and Marta Bethencourt, both psychologists at the Centro de Psicología Thamar. They will describe the psychological consequences of the process of expatriation: what expats share, the emotional consequences, the importance of adaptation, and some tips to help in this process.
Anyone interested in attending this event is asked to register in advance at: www.creirlanda.com/inscripciones