Amendments on Erasmus 2021-2027 submitted

The Erasmus+ programme of the European Union for the promotion of education and youth is going to expire on the 31st of December 2020. Already at the beginning of this year preparations…

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Amendments to the European Solidarity Corps 2021-2027 submitted

Althought the regulation for the solidarity corps 2018-2020 has not been approved, the successor programme needs to be negotiated. The European Office, the Assocation of German Social Welfare Organisations (BAGFW), the Bavarian…

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Position paper on the Commission proposal for Erasmus 2021-2027 adopted

The catholic organisations and the European Office have adopted a position paper on the proposal of the European Kommission on Erasmus 2021-2027. We welcome the document which contains many positive propositions. In…

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Position paper on the proposal of the European Commission on Erasmus 2021-2027

The present paper has been drafted in collaboration between the Assocation for Catholic-Social Educational Centres in the Federal Republic of Germany (AKSB e.V.), the Office for the Youth Ministry of the German…

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Symposium of BAG KJS on the Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027

On Wednesday the 10th of October 2018 the federal association of catholic socialwork for young people will hold a Symposium on the multiannual financial framework (MFF) 2021-2027 in Cologne, Germany. The event…

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Save the date: Staff training of the European Office from the 4th to the 5th of December 2018

From the 4th to the 5th December 2018 the European Office will once again organise a symposium. This years symposium will take the from of a staff training on the european elections…

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Social Institute Dortmund to hold alumni-congress in Brussels

From the 24st to the 27th of July the Social Institute of the archdiocese Paderborn from Dortmund is going to hold an international congress in Brussels. The congress offers alumni of it´s…

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Free interrail tickets for 15.000 young people

More than 100.000 young people have participated in the pilot project on “Discover EU”. Discover EU is a new initiative of the EU with the goal to distribute free interrail tickets among…

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EAEA and European Office publish joint position paper

The European Association for the Education of Adults and the European Office for Catholic Youth and Adult Education have published a joint position paper on the future of Erasmus+. The paper focuses…

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Position paper of EAEA and the European Office on Erasmus+

More funding for non-formal adult education in the future Erasmus+ programme!   Synthesis Paper of the European Association for the Education of Adults und the European Office for Catholic Youth Work and…

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Implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights: Social Scoreboard launched

After the interinstitutional proclamation of the European Pillar of Social Rights in November 2017, the European Commission and Eurostat have begun applying the social scoreboard. The Social Scoreboard is a new public…

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Archbishop Hollerich elected new President of COMECE

His Excellency Mgr. Jean-Claude Hollerich S.J., Archbishop of Luxembourg, was elected President of COMECE on the 8th of March 2018 by the Delegates of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union. Archbischop Hollerich…

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Erasmus+ position paper published

  Strengthening non-formal youth work and adult education Position Paper on the further development of Erasmus+   The present paper was drafted in collaboration between 5 organisations active in catholic youth work…

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Position Paper on the Further Development of Erasmus+

Strengthening non-formal youth work and adult education Position Paper on the further development of Erasmus+ The present paper was drafted in collaboration between 5 organisations active in catholic youth work and adult…

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EU Office submits amendments on the European Solidarity Corps

This week the Association of German Catholic Youth (BDKJ) and the EU Office for Catholic Youth Work and Adult Education submitted amendments on the European Solidarity Corps (ESC). The ESC is a…

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Report on the European Solidarity Corps adopted

The committee on culture and education (CULT) in the European Parliament passed a draft report on the European Solidarity Corps (ESC) on the 21st of February. This represent a huge step in…

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Programme Guide Erasmus+: German version published

The European Commission has now published the German version of the Programme Guide for the new Erasmus+ programme. The official Programme Guide offers a detailed overview on funding opportunities, application deadlines and…

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European Civil Society Prize – Migrants

The 2016 prize from the European Economic and Social Committee will reward initiatives carried out by civil society organisations and/or individuals and aimed at improving migrants’ lives and fostering their integration in Society.…

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Amendements of the Catholic European Office adopted

The Education and Culture Committee in the European Parliament (CULT) deals with an own initiative report, that is a request to the European Commission to legislate, to promote entrepreneurship among young people. Although…

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