The Council and the Parliament today reached a common understanding on the content of the EU budget for 2021, based on the multiannual financial framework for 2021-2027 preliminarily agreed earlier this year. EU budget for 2021: Council and Parliament reach common understanding
The European labour market requires new skills to meet the demands of the Digital Age. EU citizens should have the right training, skills and support to empower them to find quality jobs and improve their living standards.
The Commission presented the action plan on Integration and Inclusion for the period 2021-2027. The action plan promotes inclusion for all, recognising the important contribution of migrants to the EU and addressing the barriers that can hinder participation and inclusion of people with a migrant background, from newcomers to citizens, in European society.
The European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy put forward ambitious plans to promote gender equality and women's empowerment through all external action of the European Union.
The Exscalate4CoV consortium, coordinated by Dompé farmaceutici, has conducted the biggest supercomputing experiment ever done on the SARS-CoV-2 virus in order to find potential drugs to treat COVID-19.
The rights to education, healthcare and fair working conditions are among the rights most affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. The Fundamental Rights Agency’s (FRA) latest bulletin reveals the impact of COVID-19 restrictions on people’s social rights and the groups most at risk.
A group of experts of the European Parliament’s Budget Committee have explored the various scenarios that may apply in case of a delay or a persisting obstruction of the new Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) and the recovery package. It is important to note that in their opinion they attempt to screen the range of possible options and neither what is more realistic or more desirable. The group of experts has presented the following six different scenarios.
To help meet the EU's goal of climate neutrality by 2050, the European Commission presented the EU Strategy on Offshore Renewable Energy. The Strategy proposes to increase Europe's offshore wind capacity from its current level of 12 GW to at least 60 GW by 2030 and to 300 GW by 2050. The Commission aims to complement this with 40 GW of ocean energy and other emerging technologies such as floating wind and solar by 2050.
Assessing the environment’s prospects in a fast-changing world requires the consideration of emerging trends. A series of published joint European Environment Agency (EEA) and Eionet briefings, explore the potential environmental and policy impacts from four emerging technological innovations.
Neapolis University Pafos and more specifically its Department of History, Politics and International Studies, is now a full member of the European Doctoral School on the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) Initiative.
The Europe Direct Information Centre (EDIC) Nicosia, the European Documentation Centre University of Nicosia (EDC-UNIC) and the European Documentation Centre University of Cyprus (EDC-UCY) are proud to announce the “Go Green, Go Digital, Go Start-up!” Online Start-up Idea Competition for Cyprus-based young people between 18-30 years old.
The Physiotherapy Department of University of Thessaly is participating in the project ‘Curriculum Development using VR technology to enhance empathetic communication skills in future health care professionals’ (EmpathyInHealth) which is funded by the Erasmus+ programme (KA203 Strategic Partnerships for higher education).
“Posthuman and Political Care Ethics for Reconfiguring Higher Education Pedagogies” is the title of the new book co-edited by Michalinos Zembylas, Professor of Educational Theory and Curriculum Studies (MA in “Educational Sciences”) at the Open University of Cyprus, Honorary Professor and Chair for Critical Studies in Higher Education Transformation at the Nelson Mandela University, Dr. Vivienne Bozalek (University of the Western Cape), and Joan C. Tronto (City University of New York and University of Minnesota).
“Skylines and Other Dominance-Based Queries” is the title of the new book co-authored by Professor Yannis Manolopoulos, Vice-Rector of the Open University of Cyprus, and Apostolos N. Papadopoulos (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki - AUTh), Eleftherios Tiakas (AUTh), Theodoros Tzouramanis (University of Thessaly) and Nikolaos Georgiadis (AUTh). The book, published by Morgan and Claypool, is a valuable source for academics, researchers, students and professionals in the field of data management.
The project promotes the adoption of innovative business-to-freelancer models facilitated by teleworking platforms and a skills building framework that uses the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platforms, that will enhance the competitiveness of SMEs and the employment of professionals.
For the seventh consecutive time, IMH, the leading organization for corporate events and media, organized the Advertisement, Marketing & Communication Conference and the University of Central Lancashire Cyprus (UCLan Cyprus) supports the organization as an academic partner
On 2-13 November 2020 the Energy, Environment and Water Research Center (EEWRC) of the Cyprus Institute organized jointly with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) an online Training Course on assessing policies for decarbonizing energy systems.
The University of Nicosia organized the decentralized Learning Series on 11 November 2020, with a discussion between Dr. W. Scott Stornetta (Partner and Chief Scientist, Yugen Partners) and Mr. Antonis Polemitis (CEO, University of Nicosia), as well as a specialised Ripple Workshop on the RippleX open-source platform addressed to developers.
The RISE IMET International Conference on Emerging Technologies and the Digital Transformation of Museums and Heritage Sites will be held in Nicosia, Cyprus, on June 2-4 2021. The conference is organised by the Research Centre on Interactive media, Smart systems and Emerging technologies (RISE).