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2017/07/12 EP Committee CULT has productive dialogue with VP Andrus Ansip

July 11 – Vice President Andrus Ansip takes part in structured dialogue with Parliamentary committee for culture and education (CULT) to discuss progress on digital strategy.  A number of questions were fielded from the Committee members, including from Elena Gentile (S&D, ITA), raised the issue of ‘fake news’ on platforms, asking how the Commission...

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2017/07/12 New Skills Agenda for Europe - EU Skills Profile Tool for Third Country Nationals

The EU Skills Profile Tool for Third Country Nationals is intended for use by any services that may be offering assistance to third country nationals and should be used in an interview situation to get to know the individual, their skills, qualifications and experiences. The focus of the tool is to help individuals produce a profile of their skills and to help an adviser identify any...

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2017/07/07 European Commission releases new Creative and Cultural cities platform

The European Commission has this week released a new tool comparing over 160 cities across and beyond the EU28 on their cultural and creative capacities. The tool compares how well cities fare on a number of selected measures, including the 'creative economy' and 'enabling environment' of cities. Indicators include infrastructural components such as available funding,...

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2017/07/06 EU Code Week is celebrating its 5th birthday on 7-22 October – get ready, join in and learn how to create with code!

Europe is skilling up in digital - the fifth edition of EU Code Week will take place 7-22 October 2017. Join the celebrations and learn how to express yourself with code. Since 2013, the Code Week initiative has organised more than 33000 coding events in +50 countries in and outside Europe.  In 2016, almost a million people participated, out of which 46% were girls or women. There are...

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