Culture and Education

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The European Parliament today adopted a Report on the European Solidarity Corps (ESC), a new European Union initiative which creates opportunities...

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Members of the European Parliament’s Culture and Education Committee have endorsed a political agreement reached on the reform of the EU...


Are you an 18 year-old European citizen who would like to get a sense of the beauty and diversity of our continent? From this Tuesday 12 June at 12....


“We did it! I am incredibly proud and happy that, this year, 20 to 30,000 18 year-old Europeans will receive a free Interrail pass to travel...



The Committee on Culture and Education is responsible for improving the knowledge and dissemination of culture, safeguarding cultural heritage and the protection and promotion of cultural and linguistic diversity. It also deals with the EU's education policy, such as Erasmus or lifelong learning. Finally, the Committee also tackles issues related to audiovisual policy and the cultural and educational aspects of the information society, youth policy and the development of a sports and leisure policy and information and media policy.


Günther Oettinger
Press Release
29.09.2014 - 21:25

Oettinger in favour of a digital revolution

Creating a Single Market for Telecoms by 2015 and no more roaming charges by 2016 are the key EPP Group priorities for the digital economy. "The biggest challenge facing the digital market is...
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Press Release
16.04.2014 - 09:58

New digital opportunities to ensure high quality education

The European Parliament has adopted a Report on new technologies and open educational resources by a large majority with 544 votes in favour and 41 against. Milan Zver MEP led negotiations on behalf...
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26.03.2014 - 11:00

The role of sport in times of crisis: jobs, integration

In these tough times of crisis, all efforts must be made to support job creation and provide young people with key skills that will help them to find a job more easily. This is how we tackle youth...
Beliee in people campaign, Piotr Borys MEP
24.03.2014 - 09:00

Erasmus+ puts people first

My daughters are turning 8 and 10 this year. In just a few years they will be able to participate in the greatest programme ever designed by the European Parliament. I remember the work we...
Ivo Belet, Mep Believe in people campaign
13.03.2014 - 09:00

Tackling youth unemployment at its root

The crisis has hit young people harder than anyone else: today more than 5 million Europeans under 25 are unemployed in the 28 countries of the European Union. Young people are not only faced with...
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Press Release
12.03.2014 - 12:40

Media convergence requires EU regulation

Fusion of audiovisual content needs to be prepared Digitalisation and the internet have changed the framework for media-specific regulation. Viewers, listeners or readers can no longer distinguish...



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