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Battling over #glyphosate in Brussels

Battling over #glyphosate in Brussels

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The long-running saga around glyphosate, the active ingredient in popular weed killers like RoundUp, will likely continue to roil Brussels through the German elections in September. Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis has demanded a qualified majority vote on whether to extend the licence for the chemical, despite the fact that all of […]

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#Europe Lab: July Agreement in #Gdańsk

#Europe Lab: July Agreement in #Gdańsk

“The spirit of the International Civil Forum “Pilorama” I experienced at “Perm-36” has been transferred to “Europe Lab”, – said Michael Hunt, a theater and opera director, who had staged Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Fidelio” on the territory of the former camp in 2010 and shared his impressions from those times and beyond at the evening talk […]

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#EUReporter more influential and trusted than The Guardian, Der Spiegel and Le Monde

#EUReporter more influential and trusted than The Guardian, Der Spiegel and Le Monde

The annual survey of which are the most-read or watched media and social media for news on EU issues – and which are viewed as the most influential – was unveiled in the ComRes/Burson-Marsteller 2017 EU Media Survey on What Influences the Influencers. Burson-Marsteller CEO Karen Massin and ComRes Associate Director Meghan Oliver outlined the […]

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New schools: #LearningForLife in 21st century

New schools: #LearningForLife in 21st century

| June 22, 2017 | 1 Comment

In the aftermath of the Brexit vote, the election of Donald Trump to the highest seat in American politics, and a widespread resurgence of populist politics across Europe and the US, the West seems to have been delivered a wake-up call: issues of unemployment, underemployment and the struggles of the working class remain, despite appearances, […]

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The European Parliament celebrates 30 years of #Erasmus+

The European Parliament celebrates 30 years of #Erasmus+

Experiencing life abroad, making new friends and memories that last a lifetime… What does this remind you of? The Erasmus+ programme is not only about studying, it is about learning. Since its launch in 1987, more than nine million people have been able to study, work and volunteer abroad with the help of Erasmus grants […]

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More than 1,300 Master’s students to benefit from #Erasmus Mundus in 2017

More than 1,300 Master’s students to benefit from #Erasmus Mundus in 2017

1,345 students from all over the world have just received the good news that they have been awarded an EU-funded scholarship to begin studying for an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree this autumn. These scholarships will cover all the costs of their study programmes which will take them to two or more higher education institutions […]

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Scientists, engineers and #STEM professionals go back to school to respond to skills gap

Scientists, engineers and #STEM professionals go back to school to respond to skills gap

STEM Discovery Week 2017 is being celebrated on 24-30 April with various face-to-face and online events that underline the importance of school and industry collaboration, to address the current shortage of STEM students and professionals in Europe.  The brand new “Professionals Go Back to School” scheme of STEM Alliance, a joint initiative of 13 major […]

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