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A guide to EuropeAid funding instruments 2014-2020

guida-ConcordThis report aims to provide the reader with a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of the instruments and programmes (both thematic and geographic) used by the European Union (EU) in its development cooperation. It highlights the roles played by civil society in policy dialogue on these instruments and programmes, and in their implementation. CONCORD has been actively engaged with both the EU’s institutions and its member states, monitoring and influencing the negotiations on the EU’s Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-2020 Read more ›

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Erasmus+, in October the deadline for the Strategic partnerships in the field of youth

erasmus-plusThe Strategic Partnerships of the renewed Erasmus + programme offer the opportunity for organizations active in the fields of education, training and youth, as well as to businesses, public institutions, civil society organizations active in different socio-economic sectors of cooperate in order to implement innovative practices that lead to a teaching, training, learning and youth animation of high quality, institutional modernization and social innovation. Erasmus + offers great flexibility in terms of activities that the Strategic partnerships can be implemented as long as the proposal demonstrates that these activities are the most appropriate for achieving the objectives defined for the project. The Strategic partnerships are to develop and implement joint initiatives and projects that promote active citizenship, social innovation, participation in democratic life and entrepreneurship through peer learning and exchange of experiences. The first deadline for this action of the program is set for October 1, 2014. Read more ›

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Will the new High Rep ensure transparency in the TTIP negotiations between EU and USA?

TTIPAccording to the German media, the Merkel Government is rethinking the conditions for the signature of the agreement with Canada. The fear is that the warranty clauses for the investors result in the possibility for foreign multinational companies to override states. The clauses that pose a risk to the conclusion of the agreement are the same that are contained in the top secret free trade agreement between USA and EU, the TTIP. The free trade agreement between EU and Canada, known as CETA (Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement), is considered by the heads of state themselves as a decisive test bench for the succeeding of the other, and much better known, commercial agreement between USA and EU, the Trans-atlantic Trade and Investiment Partnership Read more ›

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