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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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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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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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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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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