European Institutions “back to school” – 2018 edition

European Institutions “back to school” – 2018 edition What do we expect to see this autumn from the EU? The European Parliament has already started coming back to business this week, and it is preparing for the first plenary of the post-summer holiday period, which will take place in Strasbourg from 10thto 13thSeptember. Amongst the Read more about European Institutions “back to school” – 2018 edition[…]

EU-Japan landmark Partnership Agreements

During the 25thEU-Japan summit on 17thJuly in Tokyo, the EU and Japan signed two landmark agreements – namely the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) and the Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) – which are expected to enhance EU-Japanese relations even further. The EPA, which the President of the European Commission, Mr Jean-Claude Juncker, characterised as an agreement Read more about EU-Japan landmark Partnership Agreements[…]

EU Energy and Environment Sectors Moving Forward under Austrian Presidency

  On 1stJuly, Austria succeeded Bulgaria in the Presidency of the Council of the EU and it seems to take special interest in the environment and energy sectors. According to the now officially published provisional agenda for the EU Council meetings, the Austrian Presidency aims to reach agreements in – amongst others – “setting emission Read more about EU Energy and Environment Sectors Moving Forward under Austrian Presidency[…]

Paying the price for free movement of people uncertainty after Brexit

It has been almost two years since the British citizens opted to leave the EU. Ever since, the UK Government has been trying to get the right deal with for its country. However, although setting a deadline of two years to negotiate the right deal with the Commission, and the fact that there is just Read more about Paying the price for free movement of people uncertainty after Brexit[…]

FINANCING YOUR BROADBAND PROJECT IN THE EU

Financing your broadband project in the EU   The EU has recently published a report on the broadband coverage in the Member States. It definitely shows that the EU is on the good way but there is still a lot of work done. As a reminder, part of the EU’s Strategy is to have:  “Universal Read more about FINANCING YOUR BROADBAND PROJECT IN THE EU[…]

EU FUNDING TRAINING – NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH THE ACADEMY387

B2EU Consulting is happy to announce that we are launching a partnership together with the ACADEMY387 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. ACADEMY387 has been envisioned as an open educational platform for all individuals and institutions with a goal of knowledge sharing. Primary focus is creation of intense short-term courses, workshops and lectures designed by an expert level Read more about EU FUNDING TRAINING – NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH THE ACADEMY387[…]

MILICA POPOVIC TO JOIN AS SENIOR ASSOCIATE FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION

We are very happy to welcome Milica Popovic to our B2EU team. She will be joining our team as Senior Associate and her portfolio will mainly consists of Higher Education and Education as well as International Development. She will be assisting our clients from Belgrade, Paris and Ljubljana. Milica holds a Master degree in political Read more about MILICA POPOVIC TO JOIN AS SENIOR ASSOCIATE FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION[…]

ESIF Objectives – EU Funding Diversification

ESI Funds: investments per thematic objectives The investments priorities covering the five ESI funds (ERDF, FSE, TC, EARDF, EMFF) are drawn up in the Partnership Agreement and detailed in the Operational Programme. For each member states, funds are to be concentrated where they have the most significant impact on socio economic and environmental challenges. Eleven Read more about ESIF Objectives – EU Funding Diversification[…]

Regional Policy – Absorption (2007-2013); Lessons learned

Regional policy 2007-2013 The total absorption of EU structural funds for the period 2007-2013 shows a diversified picture across Europe. Four categories can be identified: Between 94% and 100%: Greece, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxemburg, Denmark, Estonia, Portugal, Slovenia, Finland, Poland and Sweden Between 88% and 94%: Austria, Belgium, Germany, France, Cyprus, Netherlands, Ireland, Hungary and United Read more about Regional Policy – Absorption (2007-2013); Lessons learned[…]

EU Funding – B2EU Approach

EU Funding – B2EU Approach B2EU Consulting is offering a customised service to our clients when deciding what European Funding tool is the best to use . We always start with an assessment and a workshop with our clients. Next step is developing a strategy on how to position our clients towards the specific EU Fund. We Read more about EU Funding – B2EU Approach[…]