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Wales to receive 655.8 million euros for rural development

The European Commission has recently approved Wales' Rural Development Programme, aimed at improving the competitiveness of its farming, care of the countryside and climate and strengthening the social…

Erasmus+ Work Placements, Barcelona, Berlin, Bordeaux, Hamburg, Florence, Seville

Are you an undergraduate or recent graduate, living, working or studying in Wales?  Would you like to develop your employability skills and work/train abroad? ECTARC in Llangollen, north…

Euroscola 2015, deadline approaching!

Europe Direct Llangollen is once again organising a Euroscola competition for pupils aged 16-18 from across Denbighshire and Flintshire. Our essay competition has been launched in schools, and pupils…


European Year for Development 2015 Schools Poster Design Competition winners announced.

Pupils of Ysgol Bryn Collen, Ysgol Esgob Morgan, Ysgol Carrog, St. Brigids School, Ysgol Dinas Bran and Ruthin school have been awarded prizes for their excellent visual illustrations of the European Year…

European Year for Development 2015 Event, 1st May, Llangollen Pavilion

Secondary schools across Denbighshire and Flintshire are invited to our 'European Year for Development 2015' event on 1st May.  5 local/UK charities are coming along to run interactive…

Employability Skills Event, John Summers High School, Queensferry, Thursday 29th January

Europe Direct Information Centre - Llangollen will be taking an information stand to this careers event at John Summers High School.  We will be talking to young people about European mobility opportunities,…

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'Our World, Our Future, Our Dignity'

This year has been designated European Year for Development. It is an opportunity to look at what has been achieved so far to reduce poverty across the world, and also to think about what still needs to be done. You can follow the year's events here: 

EDIC Llangollen will also be organising local events on this theme, to be advertised on this website soon..

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