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Sciences Citoyennes published a manual guiding civil society organisations on how to take part in Horizon 2020.

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Sciences Citoyennes have published a manual 'Why and how to participate in the European Research and Innovation Framework Programme Horizon 2020?'. Intended to provide civil society organisations with guidance on how to apply to projects supported by Horizon 2020, the guide offers practical tips and hints.

Euclid Network is also supporting CSO involvement in research as a partner of CONSIDER, a project which aims to involve civil society organisation in research. CONSIDER will establish a model of CSO participation in research, contrasting theoretical views on the benefits and limitations with empirical findings on the practice of CSO participation. To find out more visit, please visit our projects page.yo .

 

Making Entrepreneurship A Viable Solution To Unemployment In Tunisia

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Entrepreneurial learning in vocational education and training (VET) is increasingly important for governments as they seek to improve pathways to the labour market for youth. In Tunisia, where youth unemployment is high, entrepreneurship can offer opportunities for the young people to create jobs for themselves and for others. The VET system has an important role to play in supporting this agenda by providing entrepreneurship training and business start-up support.

The OECD, German International Development Agency GIZ and the European Training Foundation (ETF) carried out a review of practices in promoting and supporting entrepreneurship in VET centres in Tunisia, under the auspices of the Tunisia Agency for Vocational Training (ATFP).

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Euclid Network has been invited to join the ESIF Structured Dialogue group of experts!

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Euclid Network has been invited to join the European Commission DG Regional and Urban Policy's group of experts on European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF). As a member in this Structured Dialogue, Euclid Network will represent the views and needs of its community to advocate for policy developments that meet the needs of civil society and social entrepreneurs. Over the period 2014-2020, the ESIF will support the EU Cohesion policy as part of Europe 2020 strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth.

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EU project encourages diaspora investments in Algeria

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As part of the EU-funded DiaMed project, a forum has taken place in Algeria in order to encourage diaspora investments in the country. During the DiaMed Business Forum, Algerian investors living in Europe were provided with personalised assistance in the view of creating their own company in 11 different Algerian provinces.

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MOUVES' Tour des Solutions 2014 Final Event

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MOUVES, the French Social Entrepreneurs Mouvement (Mouvement des Entrepreneurs Sociaux) invites you to the final event of its "Tour des Solutions 2014" in Marseilles, France, on November 19 & 20 2014. The event is adressed to social innovators and social entrepreneurs and will cover a range of interesting issues related to social innovation in the PACA-region (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur) and solution accelerators ("accélérateurs de solutions").

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Meet our new President Stefan Bergh: “the need to interact across borders is stronger than ever”

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Euclid Network (EN) is delighted to introduce Stefan Bergh, our new President, who took up his role at our Annual General Meeting 2014 on 3 October 2014.

Stefan brings a rich experience of strategic leadership to Euclid Network from his current role as President of IDEELL ARENA (Sweden), one of our three founding partners. IDEELL ARENA seeks to develop leadership in the non-profit sector through innovative professional development programmes, creative meeting places, professional networks and the promotion of research. His current full-time role is as Secretary General of the Swedish Cancer Society, Sweden’s biggest cancer charity and he was previously Secretary General of the IOGT-NTO, Sweden’s leading organisation working against drug addiction.

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