The European Commission has launched a public consultation on the priorities that should be reflected in the next Multiannual Financial Framework (post 2020).
The consultation includes questions on current performance and future challenges of the Erasmus+ programme. It will help gather feedback from citizens, organisations, public authorities and other stakeholders on what has worked well in the past and what could be improved in the future.
The European Union Delegation to India is organising a series of tutorials in four Indian cities for developers of applications, and a hackathon challenge in Bangalore at Indian Institute of Science (IISc). These events are being organised in cooperation with Indian and European partners under an EU funded project supporting cooperation between India and the EU on ICT standardisation.
Although having no nuclear power plants on their territory ASEAN countries could, in case of an incident at a radiological facility or nuclear accident in other countries, be affected by resulting radiological release. This raises the importance of an appropriate emergency preparedness and response (EP&R) arrangement for ASEAN countries. Recognising that there is not much EP&R expertise available, the European Commission actively supported the development of the Regional EP&R Strategy. The Strategy identified a lack of tools to enable comprehensive decision making in emergencies as the highest priority needs.