Equality for all: Time has come to put words into deeds!
On the eve of the Presidency Equality summit that will launch the Year of Equal Opportunities, the Social Platform called for the EU and Member States to take concrete actions to eradicate discrimination.
Pat Cox launches Charter for Equal Citizenship
More than 200 people debated gender equality and assisted at the launch of the "Charter of Intents for Equal Citizenship" at the conference "Men and Gender Equality in Europe" organised by the European Movement International (EMI) at the European Economic and Social Committee.
European Citizenship Prize 2007
The French Federation of Europe Houses (Fédération francaise des Maisons de l'Europe, FFME) is launching the third edition of the European citizenship prize.
Publication: Measuring the Right to Education
Amartya Sen defined development as the creation of capabilities or capacities. One of the crucial capacities is basic education.
Professor Milka Atanasova has died
It is with great sadness we are informed of the sudden death of Professor Milka Atanasova, former member of the EAEA Board.
Civil Society Platform for Intercultural Dialogue
The idea and initiative for a Civil Society Platform for Intercultural Dialogue, which is contextualised in the European Year of Intercultural Dialogue 2008, came from the European Cultural Foundation and the European Forum for the Arts and Heritage.
Multilingualism, EU style
"United in diversity" is the motto of the European Union and this is never more evident in the languages it embraces.
EU 50th anniversary - new site now online
The 25th of March 2007 will mark the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome which established what the European Union is today.
New Programme: Europe for Citizens 2007-2013
This programme supports a wide range of activities and organisations promoting "active European citizenship", especially the involvement of citizens and civil society organisations in the process of European integration.
CFP: Active Civil Society in Europe
Support for projects initiated by civil society organisations. Deadline February 15, 2007
Book: Adult Education: new routes in a new landscape
The Unit for Adult Education of the Portuguese University of Minho has just published a book of readings (in English) "Adult Education: new routes in a new landscape". It contains 13 articles of writers from all over the Adult Education world.
New Lifelong Learning Programme operational
As of January 1, 2007 the new Lifelong programme is operational. The deadline for centralised Grundtvig project applications is March 30.
EU and the thematic years
2007 is the EU Year of Equal Opportunities. Unclear information on the global budget and funding decisions threathens to hamper ambitious national action plans. And with only weeks left of 2006, time is getting very short.
The History of European Cooperation in Education and Training
The European Commission has published a history of the development of European education and training.
European Year 2007: Equal Opportunities For All
From today, the EU numbers 27 countries, with around 490 million male and female inhabitants. The majority of individuals within this group of nations are Christian, Muslim, Jewish or Non-Denominational. All of them should be offered the same opportunities and should receive education, employment and health care in an equitable manner. The European Year 2007 aims to contribute to this goal.