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Call for Australian European University Institute Fellows

11/02/16 - Call for Australian European University Institute Fellows

Applications are now invited for Australian European University Institute Fellowships which provide the opportunity to carry out research at the European University Institute in Florence – the high profile research institute established by the Member States of the founding European Communities in 1972. A six-month Postdoctoral Fellowship will be offered for the period January-June 2017. One three-month Postgraduate Fellowship will be offered for the period September-December 2016. In addition, one fellowship will be offered for a Visiting Scholar from an Australian university for one month during the period January-June 2017. 

National Multicultural Festival your "Passport to the EU"

11/02/16 - National Multicultural Festival your "Passport to the EU"

The European Union Delegation to Australia has teamed up with the National Multicultural Festival to create a pop-up EU Village on Saturday 13 February in the heart of Canberra. At 9:45am 13 February EU Ambassador to Australia, H.E. Sem Fabrizi and the ACT Minister responsible for Multicultural Affairs Yvette Berry MLA will officially open the EU village. Ambassador Fabrizi invites everyone,“to come and visit the EU Village – where else will you experience the diversity of a whole continent without having to travel thousands of miles to do so?” Collect your EU Passport from the EU Delegation marquee and 'stamp' your way around Europe by visiting each of the stalls represented in the EU Village (see below for a full list of participating countries). Those stamped by all countries present will receive a prize from the EU marquee.

Happy New Year 2016 from Ambassador Fabrizi

22/01/16 - Happy New Year 2016 from Ambassador Fabrizi

It has been a busy start for what looks to be a busy year! Happy New Year to all. Beginning in January with 'Windows on Europe' at the Flickerfest International short Film Festival we looked at the audiovisual sector and increasing EU short film participation to such an iconic Festival on Bondi beach. Furthermore, we are looking to deliver an intense series of activities throughout this year, starting with the EU village at the National Multicultural Festival in February, Europe Day in May and the EU Qantas Journalism Award at the National Press Club, to name but a few. At policy level, in 2016 we will seek the signing of the European Union - Australia Framework Partnership following on from six years of negotiations; the launch of the innovative and brand new EU Australian Leadership Forum, and the advancement of the trade talks for a possible European Union - Australian