Youth4Regions is the European Commission programme helping journalism students and young journalists to discover what the EU is doing in their region.
If you are a journalism student or a young journalist and you are interested in what EU regional policy is doing in your region, you could have the opportunity to:
• Receive trainings on
journalism and EU regional policy and mentorship from established journalists
from your country;
• Work side by side with renowned journalists during the EU Regions’ Week;
• Visit the EU affairs
media headquarters and EU institutions;
• Take part as a journalist in European Commission press trips to Member States.
The application period runs from 6 April until 13 July, 17:00 CET.
More information on the application criteria and the application form are available here.
Please note that besides EU Member States, the other countries accepted in the programme are: EU candidate countries (Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey), potential candidates (Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Kosovo) and ENI countries (Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine*, Syria and Tunisia, as well as Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine).
DG Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE) and The Joint Research Centre, in cooperation with DG Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO), are organising the Workshop “Smart Specialisation for Sustainable Blue Economy” on 6 July 2021, at 09.00 – 12.45 CET.
The training sessions are organised by the programme management structures and are aiming to enhance capacity of beneficiaries to collect, consolidate and report the progress achieved by the projects.
The first meeting of the Joint Programming Committee – body responsible for the preparation of the Interreg NEXT (Neighbourhood External) Black Sea Basin Programme 2021-2027 – was held on the 29th of January 2020 in Brussels, Belgium. The eligible participating countries of the new Programme involves ten states from the Black Sea Basin: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Turkey and Ukraine.