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International collaboration in the field of #ICT research is a central cog in the wheel in tackling the global challenges of today

International collaboration in the field of #ICT research is a central cog in the wheel in tackling the global challenges of today

| May 11, 2020

  Researchers and scientists from all over the world are working together to find a vaccine to combat Coronavirus. Companies from Europe, China, USA, Australia and Canada are at the forefront in seeking to find medical solutions to tackle Covid-19. But there is one common denominator in the work of all these specific research programmes. […]

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#WelshSiliconValleys – Future funding will anchor a new generation of cyber security companies in #Wales

#WelshSiliconValleys – Future funding will anchor a new generation of cyber security companies in #Wales

| February 24, 2020

New funding will help to secure Wales’ place as the home of future tech leaders. Eluned Morgan, the Minister for International Relations, has announced £250,000 in Welsh Government funding to help create the next generation of Welsh technology companies, during her six-day visit to North America. The Welsh government has pledged the support to match […]

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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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New schools: #LearningForLife in 21st century

New schools: #LearningForLife in 21st century

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

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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Cities can guide #SmartSkills investment

Cities can guide #SmartSkills investment

| September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Skills have become the global currency of the 21st century and cities have a crucial role to play in equipping people with the right skills. Mayors, city politicians, EU policy makers and representatives from stakeholder organizations meet in Rotterdam today to debate the role of cities in skills development.  Johanna Rolland, mayor of Nantes and […]

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Youth Employment Initiative: €1.1 billion of EU money to tackle youth unemployment in Italy

Youth Employment Initiative: €1.1 billion of EU money to tackle youth unemployment in Italy

The European Commission has adopted today (11 July) the national Operational Programme for the implementation of the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) in Italy. This is the second YEI Operational Programme adopted by the European Commission, after the first in France last month (IP/14/622), as part of the €6 billion Youth Employment Initiative for which 20 member […]

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Education and training is not up to the job, say quarter of Europeans in survey

Education and training is not up to the job, say quarter of Europeans in survey

A new Eurobarometer survey on the ‘European Area of Skills and Qualifications’ (Special Eurobarometer 417) shows also that around a quarter (23%) of EU citizens feel that their education or training has not provided them with the skills to find a job in line with their qualifications. While over half of the respondents (56%) think […]

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