The spokesperson of Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission, issued the following statement today:
Between 2007 and 2013, around 50 000 Greek students, young people and education, training and youth staff took part in the EU’s Lifelong Learning and Youth in Action programmes. It is estimated that 75 000 (50% more) could benefit from Erasmus+ between 2014 and 2020. Greece will receive a total of €34 million in 2014 from Erasmus+, a 3% increase compared with the funding it received in 2013.
In Ormanica near Srebrenik, Eco camp Tuzla 2014 took place within the Cross-border Cooperation Programme Serbia – Bosnia and Herzegovina, and 27 high school students from Uzice and Tuzla participated in it.
Brussels Agreement between Belgrade and Pristina is important for the whole region and it is important that Kosovo and Serbia continue dialogue and tackle new challenges and reform their societies, emphasised European Commissioner for Enlargement at the European Parliament session. Kacin: For less than a week Serbia will step on a historic road, which will lead this largest Western Balkans country to the full membership in the European Union.
528 MEPs voted in favour of report, 43 voted against it, while 51 abstained.
European Commission adopted a Communication identifying 10 areas in which Member States and the EU are called to reinforce their actions to prevent all types of extremism that leads to violence, regardless of who inspires it.
Statement of Michael DAVENPORT, Head of the European Union Delegation to the Republic of Serbia, on the arrest of suspects for the murder of Slavko Ćuruvija.