In this week's news brief: the European Central Bank launches a massive 1.1 trillion euro quantitative easing package, EU foreign ministers discuss terrorism and EU's relationship with Russia at first Foreign Affairs Council of 2015, and Greece's Syriza is expected to win the 25 January (Sunday's) snap elections. For more on these stories, please click on the featured image.
The EU Centre in Singapore has launched a documentary film competition where filmmakers are invited to craft documentaries reflecting on the connections between Singapore and Europe since 1965 that can be seen through institutional, sociocultural or people-to-people ties. Attractive cash prizes will be awarded - click on the featured image for more information!
The President of the European Research Council, Prof. Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, will speak at a lecture about the role of ERC in promoting cutting-edge research and encouraging cross-border research collaboration.Grant opportunities offered by the ERC will be introduced by Prof. Bourguignon. For more information, please click on the featured image.
Dr Richard Youngs, Senior Associate at Carnegie Europe was the EU Centre’s Visiting Fellow in 2014. He has since published a paper entitled “Keeping EU-Asia Re-engagement on Track" where he looked into how recent crises in Europe have impacted EU-Asia relations, and how the EU can improve its ties with Asia. Find out more about this paper by clicking on the featured image.
The EU Centre would like to bring your attention to an event initiated by the European Commission to bring about greater dialogue and cooperation between the European Union and Southeast Full Article »
The EU Centre is now inviting applications for the EUC Visiting Fellowship tenable in the period between May to November 2015. Supporting grants of various amounts of up to €6,000 commensurate with expertise, visiting commitments and duration will be provided for the Visiting Fellow to cover travel, accommodation and subsistence allowances. Find out more by clicking on the featured image.