The EU’s European Research Council (ERC) supports scientists globally to push the boundaries of frontier research in different fields and help advance scientific knowledge. Here’s a small glimpse of the work the ERC has been supporting over the years.

There are things we know that we do not know and…

All eyes were on Glasgow over the past two weeks. Some 30,000 delegates representing over 200 countries descended on Scotland’s second city for 13 days of climate change negotiations at COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference. But what was it all for?

Keeping 1.5 alive

From the very start of the Conference, the…

Disasters know no borders. Whether it is an earthquake, forest fire or flood, disasters can overwhelm the capacities of the affected country. But what does the EU do when disasters strike? Here are 5 ways the EU steps up to help the affected countries and people.

1) Coordinating and financing the delivery of assistance

Twenty years ago, the…

Not everything the EU does can be quantified. But where possible, we will break down the EU policy and its impact, into byte-size pieces for you. Here’s some EU policy data, crunched for you.

European Green Deal

🎯 Our ambition: a climate-neutral EU by 2050.
To make this happen, we need to reduce net…

We want 2022 to be the European Year of Youth a year dedicated to empowering those who have dedicated so much to others.

You probably know about Erasmus+. But there are a lot of other opportunities that the EU provides for young people. Here’s a complete list:

1. Erasmus+

Erasmus+…

2021 is the European Year of Rail and what better way to mark the occasion than sending a unique special train across the continent — right? We thought so, too!

Meet the Connecting Europe Express and find out how it connected Europe during its epic five-week journey from Lisbon to…

In Afghanistan, the Taliban are now in control, nearly two decades after being ousted by a US-led military coalition. Despite the security and logistical challenges due to recent developments, the EU continues to provide life-saving assistance in the country.

Prior to the current crisis, Afghanistan suffered 40 years of war, chronic poverty and climate change-driven natural hazards, causing large scale suffering and displacement of people in Afghanistan and the region. …

Do not miss out on this opportunity! Hear from our former trainees who are sharing their experiences and giving some good reasons for you to apply.

The European Commission offers 5-month paid traineeships twice a year in its Directorates-General, agencies, and bodies.

Here are just six reasons why you should send us your digital application form.

1. It’s tried and tested

The Blue Book traineeship has been around since 1960. That’s 60 years of happy trainees!

But there’s no need…

Since the start of the conflict in Tigray 9 months ago, thousands of civilians have been killed or fled their homes, and most basic infrastructure has been damaged or destroyed. There have been countless reports on serious human rights violations and systemic violence against civilians.

The EU’s team of humanitarian…

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