2010 European year for combating poverty and social exclusion
Combating poverty and social exclusion ranks among the main objectives of the European Union and its Member States. Therefore 2010 will be the 'European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion' in recognition of the fact that:
- all people have a right to live in dignity and take part in society
- the public and private sector share responsibility to combat poverty and social exclusion
- eradicating poverty for a more cohesive society benefits all
- commitment at all levels of society is needed to achieve this goal.
Planned activities include:
- awareness-raising campaigns and studies
- innovative schemes to promote social inclusion
- competitions to identify success stories.
Activities will be identified and implemented at national level, involving civil society, local and regional authorities.
Culture Programme application e-forms
The Culture Programme application forms for stand 1.1 and 1.2.1 now available online:
Call for expressions of interest in EACEA
The Executive Agency Education, Audiovisual and Culture is issuing a call for expressions of interest in order to obtain applications for the establishment of a list of experts. This call is managed by the Agency in conjunction with the European Commission.
The experts' duties will be to assist the agency, or, where applicable, the Commission, in the performance of the tasks mentioned below, with reference to the programme objectives, the priorities and criteria laid down in the calls for proposals, as well as the guides and manuals made available to applicants.
Please see link below for further details - including online application form:
European Union Prize for Literature 2009
The winners of the European Union Prize for Literature 2009, co-organised by the European Commission (DG Culture) and the consortium composed by the European Booksellers Federation, the European Writers' Council and the Federation of European Publishers, have been announced.
The Irish winner of the award is Karen Gillece for Longshore Drift (2006)
Third Edition of the European Atelier for Young Festival Managers
The European Festivals Association (EFA) is delighted to announce the 3rd edition of the European Atelier for Young Festival Managers will happen from 23-30 October 2011 - hosting city to be confirmed.
The European Atelier for Young Festival Managers is a unique, intense, one-week training programme initiated by the European Festivals Association.
Stay Up To Date With European Funding Programs!
Stay up to date with the latest news and documents published on the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) website. The role of the EACEA is to manage European funding opportunities and networks in the fields of education and training, citizenship, youth, audiovisual and culture.
Follow the link below if you would like to register to receive regular email updates: