BIRDHub informs

The Interreg Europe has approved the terms of reference for the second call for project proposals. The call is open from 5 April, and it will close on 13 May. We are open for exploring cooperation opportunities with other institutions and organisations in Europe especially in the following thematic areas: Strengthening research, technological development and innovation; Enhancing the... more
The forth issue of 2015 of the Regional Innovations Journal is available. In this issue you will find the following articles: Formation of debt policy in Ukraine (Oleksiy londar) L’integration des regions comme une nouvelle coupe de la politique d’integration de la CEEA: les problemes et les perspectives (Tatjana Vertinskaya) Transforming the educational system in Nigeria (Samuel a. Nonju) Modern... more
On the March 22, URBACT will launch a new call for the creation of Implementation Networks. These new networks aim at supporting cities with the delivery of integrated urban strategies and action plans. Taking part in an Implementation Network, cities will not only share experiences and good practices. They will also work together on improving their strategies and action plans and generate new... more
A third issue of the Regional Innovations Journal in 2015 is dedicated to the International Conference “Sustainable Spatial Development Nowadays: Challenges and Perspectives” was held on 25-26 November 2015. The aim of the conference was involving a wide range of experts in discussing the issues of sustainable spatial development nowadays, modern economic geography and spatial planning,... more
The monthly ECAS Newsletter for December 2015 is out now. ECAS Corner Welcome to our New Home! Our Director on EU Observer on the Security-Rights Balance ECAS’ Reaction to the ENP Review Triple A Conference: The Challenges of Providing Free Legal Aid in the Western Balkans and Turkey Members’ Corner EU Updates The European Parliament Adopts an ECI Budget Line for 2016 The Council Confirms... more
In 7-8 December 2015 BIRDhub participated in the conference “Maximising skills for jobs and jobs for skills. The power of partnerships” that was organised by CEDEFOP. During the event a new SKILLS PANORAMA website was presented. It includes the latest developments and makes useful comparisons to previous trends or identify anticipated changes on skills and jobs in Europe. More information on... more
The monthly ECAS Newsletter for November 2015 is out now. ECAS Corner Join Us in Cyprus to Debate Opportunities for Citizen Engagement with EU Institutions ECAS at the European Civic Days in Strasbourg  ECAS, Invited to Moderate a Panel on Strategies to Counter Euroscepticism  Members’ Corner EU Updates European Parliament Votes on New Rules to Improve the ECI European Commission Sets Out its... more
On 27 November at 13:00-14:00 CET the  European Committee of the Regions organises a live debate to address key questions related to the EU’s free movement and migration policies and their prospects. The main experts is Doede Ackers from the European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion. Please register for live session at least 48h in advance. The session is webstreamed. ​  
On 25-26 November 2015 international video conference “  “Sustainable Spatial Development Nowadays: Challenges and Perspectives” will take place. The conference is organized by the InterRegioNovation Association and supported by other organisations, among them also BIRDhub. Read more at website.  
The Regional Studies Association Annual Conference 2016 ‘Building Bridges: Cities and Regions in a  Transnational World‘ will take place on 3rd – 6th April 2016 in Graz, Austria. Throughout history, cities and regions have been cornerstones of economic, social and cultural development.  Howver there are many challenges that surpass the usual aspects of development. The objective of the conference... more