15 Jun 2021 08:00:00online 18 June 2021
The CDCPP will hold part I of its 10th plenary session on 18 June 2021, in an online format. The...
14 Jun 2021 18:38:0014 June 2021
No less than 18 co-productions supported by Eurimages have been selected for this highly...
13 Jun 2021 14:00:00online 15 June 2021 (4:00-5:00 p.m. CET)
What can youth sector do to make its projects and activities more sustainable? Join us on 15 June...
09 Jun 2021 10:00:00
Tackling AI’s impact on freedom of expression and new challenges to media freedom: European ministers to discuss priority actionsCouncil of Europe Strasbourg 3 June 2021
European ministers responsible for media and information society will meet online on 10 and 11...
07 Jun 2021 07:00:00
The world is now home to the largest generation of youth in history- 1.8 billion young people...
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