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Opinion: Erasmus+ is ready to tackle new challenges

Published: Thu, 25 March 2021

We are about to launch the new Erasmus+ programme for education, training, youth and sport (2021-2027). This iconic programme, a symbol of European integration, will build on the success of its predecessors over the past three decades.

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Kelly ensures cyberbullying focus in children’s rights strategy

Published: Wed, 24 March 2021

EU measures to prevent online bullying of young people has been named as a political priority by the European Parliament’s largest grouping, the European People’s Party, following a campaign by Ireland South MEP Seán Kelly. A policy paper launched by the EPP Group today insists that the forthcoming EU strategy must keeping children safe, protect […]

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Kelly hits out at French proposal to change EU Brexit fund allocations

Published: Fri, 19 March 2021

Seán Kelly MEP has strongly criticised French proposals to alter the calculation method for dividing up the EU’s Brexit fund, designed to help countries most negatively affected by Brexit of which Ireland stands to gain around €1.05 billion under current projections. “The French proposal to alter the calculation simply threatens to delay the arrival of […]

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Ireland must maintain influence in Brussels – MEP Kelly

Published: Thu, 18 March 2021

Seán Kelly MEP is calling for Ireland to be more proactive in maintaining its strong voice in Brussels after the UK’s departure from the EU.

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Opinion: Renovation Wave is crucial to achieve climate neutrality

Published: Wed, 03 March 2021

During this long winter at home, the cost of heating their homes has become a heavier burden on many households. Even before the pandemic hit, over 30 million Europeans struggled to pay their energy bills. In the broader scheme of things, to achieve a climate-neutral Europe by 2050, the European Commission is working on the […]

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