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Roaming in the EU photo competition

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There is still time to enter the Roaming in the EU competition as the entries can be submitted until the 15th of September.

The competition, to highlight the ending of mobile phone roaming charges in the EU in June, invites you to submit a photo showing how you use mobile phone or tablet while travelling in the EU. Three winners will each get two Interrail tickets for a train journey across Europe. Details of the competition are available here.

 

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#BeActive Challenge

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Why not get involved in the #BeActive challenge by posting photos or videos of yourself running, skipping, jumping or anything else in between on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using the #BeActive hashtag for your chance to win prizes? There will be one winner chosen every week between now and the 23rd of September.  More information and the entry form is available here.

This is part of the European Week of Sport  (23rd-30th September 2017) to promote sport and physical activity across Europe.

 

 

 

NATURE@work – photography competition

What does nature mean to you?  To highlight the important role nature plays in all our lives The European Environment Agency (EEA) is organising a photography competition ‘NATURE@work’, which invites you to capture how nature benefits you.

The  competition is open to all European citizens over the age of 18 and invites them to submit photographs that illustrate any of the following three themes:

  • NATURE provides:
  • NATURE protects:
  • NATURE inspires:

The winners in each category above will be awarded a cash prize. The closing date is 15th August 2017. Find out more here.

Next year’s Charlemagne Youth Prize competition launched

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The Charlemagne Youth Prize is an annual competition organised by the European Parliament and the International Charlemagne Prize of Aachen. It is an opportunity for people aged 16-30 across Europe to develop projects with the aim of encouraging understanding between people from different European countries.

Former winning projects include:

1 InteGREAT (Italy)

Project created by AIESEC that aims to encourage young people from all over Europe to help integrate refugees. The project organises workshops, leisure activities, seminars and others events and involves international volunteers, local non-governmental organisations and local communities.

2 Searching for a Charlemagne (Greece)

Project by students from a lyceum in Pyrgetos, Greece, who came up with a tablet game about Carolus Magnus (742-814 AD), Better known as Charlemagne, the creator of Frankish Empire was called the Father of Europe at the time for his attempts to create a union.

3 Young European Council (UK)

The Young European Council is an international annual conference which brings together young people passionate about the future of the European Union. The aim is to provide input to European policy making. Last year’s conference took place on 15-19 November in Brussels and included three panels dedicated to the topics migration and home affairs, energy union and climate action: and education to employment.

(Information on winning entries taken from here)

There are cash prizes as well as the opportunity for winning project representatives to visit the European parliament in Brussels or Strasbourg.

All the information you need to apply can be found here.