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.
The fact that the International [Syria] Support Group is meeting today to try to call all the actors to stick to the commitments we all made in December, including the support of the talks, including the commitment to a ceasefire, including the commitment to confidence-building measures and humanitarian access, is extremely important.
Every year around the month of February, the European Union Office to Hong Kong and Macao in cooperation with the EU Member States, and in partnership with Broadway Cinematheque, organises the European Union Film Festival. Launched 7 years ago, the EUFF has become a reference in Hong Kong's film circuit. The festival provides a window into European culture through a diverse selection of genres, styles, and formats. From comedy to drama, to documentaries and animation, Hong Kong spectators enjoy a truly European experience.
Pakistan Ulema Council organised the 'Message of Islam Conference' in Islamabad on 10 February to convey a global message of peaceful coexistence from the leading Muslim scholars. With participation of renowned religious leaders from different faiths and sects, the meeting denounced all forms of extremism and violence.
The European Union and NATO have today signed a Technical Arrangement between the NATO Computer Incident Response Capability (NCIRC) and the Computer Emergency Response Team – European Union (CERT-EU).
The agreement facilitates technical information sharing between NCIRC and CERT-EU to improve cyber incident prevention, detection and response in both organisations, in line with their decision making autonomy and procedures.
La Comisión Europea aportó 10 millones de euros para la indispensable investigación sobre el virus Zika, en respuesta al incremento de los casos severos de malformaciones cerebrales congénitas reportadas América Latina, y su presunto enlace a infecciones por el virus Zika. Si se prueba el enlace, este dinero podría ser utilizado para combatir este virus, por ejemplo, mediante el desarrollo de diagnósticos y pruebas de posibles tratamientos o vacunas.