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European funds Related EU Grant Loans Programme(s): Grants for cooperation and exchanges in the field of youth and informal education and training. The Meeting of Directors-General for Youth, chaired by Zorko Škvor, the Slovenian Director-General for Youth, concluded the 21 April 2008. The main topics of the meeting were future youth policy and young people… » read more

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  European funds Related EU Grant Loans Programme(s): Grants aimed at supporting cooperation activities in the fields of lifelong education and training and at promoting bodies active at European level in education and training The European Commission has presented plans for a Europe-wide credit system in vocational education and training. This system, called ECVET, would… » read more

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    European funds Related EU Grant Loans Programme(s): Grants aimed at supporting cooperation activities in the fields of lifelong education and training and at promoting bodies active at European level in education and training Grants supporting networking of educational establishments and organisations involved in multilateral Projects From 8 to 10 April 2008, an international… » read more

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    European funds Related EU Grant Loans Programme(s): Grants for the conservation of natural habitats, wild fauna and flora of European interest The protection of Africa’s wildlife is set to get a boost thanks to a new online tool developed by the European Commission ‘The assessment of African protected areas’, the new instrument draws… » read more

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Lifelong learning is an increasingly topical issue. It is one of the European Union’s priority guidelines and, as a foundation for establishing a knowledge-based society, also an integral part of the Lisbon strategy and the Bologna process. The conference entitled “Universities and Lifelong Learning” organised by the Slovenian Presidency featured presentations by some leading experts… » read more

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This project is looking into the social, ethical and privacy issues of ICT solutions destined for the growing elderly population. Dubbed Assistive Technologies (AT), these technologies aim to improve the day-to-day activities of the elderly, as well as people with disabilities, to supplement their loss of independence. However, while they hold great promise on the… » read more

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