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Energy transition - 12.12.2017initiative to help coal-mining regions move away from fossil fuels and towards a more sustainable future. It will bring together EU, national, regional and local stakeholders involved in the transition to help them foster partnerships and learn from each other's experiences.
EU Solidarity Corps - 11.12.2017movement that supports solidarity as a shared value. Local and regional governments willing to host a Corps participant and offer an occupational placement can benefit from EU funding. The funding covers, among other expenses, travel costs of the young person and an Integration Programme to support parts of the costs (e.g. training, mentorship, etc.).
International cooperation - 08.12.2017join it. CONNECT was made possible by PLATFORMA and VNG International.
Solidarity - 07.12.2017European Solidarity Corps offers you a unique opportunity to become part of an EU-wide movement that supports solidarity as a shared value. Local and regional governments willing to host a Corps participant and offer an occupational placement can benefit from the pool of thousands of young Europeans with diverse skills and competences, who have expressed their motivation and willingness to work in solidarity sectors around Europe. EU funding covers, amongst others, travel costs of the young person and an Integration Programme to support parts of the costs (e.g. training, mentorship, etc.).
Convention des maires - 07.12.2017webinar on 11 December and learn everything you need to know about making your town adapt to climate change.
Demographic change - 06.12.2017More years, better lives conference in Brussels on 13 February 2018 and discuss “increasing the knowledge base on demographic change” with policy makers, funders, scientists, healthcare professionals, industries and NGOs. Please contact our colleague Nathalie if you’re interested.
PLATFORMAWARDS - 05.12.2017PLATFORMAWARDS. You can apply until 15 December.
Demographic change - 04.12.2017More Years, Better Lives - The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change” initiative, we are currently working on shaping Member states’ agendas on funding for demographic change research. At the latest meeting in Paris, our colleague Nathalie stressed that we want to make sure that research can be translated into practical conclusions for experts, policy makers and local leaders to use.
Local solidarity - 01.12.2017EDLS), the yearly campaign to show the world that global change comes from local action, has just taken place. What does solidarity mean to you? Listen to what our colleague Laia from PLATFORMA had to say.
Pierre Vander Auwera
Adviser – Communication
Tel. : + 32 2 500 05 41
Skype : pierre_vda
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