In the framework of an existing strategic partnership with Euractiv Romania, on the 9th of October 2015, Schuman Associates supported the organization of a special event dedicated to EU funding opportunities for agricultural and rural development in Romania.
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Schuman Associates supportied partners from Hungary and Romania to organise the workshop ‘Smart solutions for citizens’ under the umbrella of the Open Days 2015.
Schuman Associates was invited by Cambium Networks to deliver the keynote speech of their 2015 EMEA Partner event in Cape Town in September. Danai Tsapikidou, Partner with Schuman Associates presented the Digital Agenda for Europe and its international dimension, as well as the investment opportunities emanating across EMEA.
Schuman Associates has a longstanding track record in creating and delivering EU trainings and workshops on all aspects of EU funds and policy. We can provide customised internal training according to your needs. Check our training portfolio here.
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In July 2015, Schuman Associates was invited by Access Europe Ireland to train its members on how to create EU-wide partnerships in the social and educational sectors. The trainings, in Dublin and Belfast respectively, were attended by non-for-profit Irish and Northern Irish members of the Access Europe Ireland network. As many of the participants were new to EU funding, the training also provided insights on do’s and don’ts for applying.
Schuman Associates has been included in the Capacity Catalogue - a new online publication to help civil society leaders identify their organisations’ strengths, their weaknesses, and think critically about where and how to improve.
Schuman Associates organized together with Euractiv Romania, two round table events in Bucharest, on EU funding for R&D (on the 19th of June 2015) and human resources development (on the 2nd of July 2015). The guest speaker of both events was Mr. Marius Nica, Minister of EU Funds. He was accompanied by the management of the relevant EU Programmes that support investment in the two areas: the managing authority of the Competitiveness Operational Programme, respectively the managing authority of the Human Capital Operational Programme.
Jan Dröge, Partner at Schuman Associates, moderated the EU Sector Seminar “Agriculture, Rural development and Food Security in EU External Action Instruments”, which took take place on 18th June. The Seminar, organized by the UK Perm Rep gathered delegates from Permanent Representations, Trade Promotion Organizations from EU Member States and over 100 companies from private sector.
In June 2015 Schuman Associates co-organized an event "Satellite connectivity and public-private partnerships to boost delivery of public goods in Africa" in the Framework of European Development Days.
EDDs has established itself as the premier European forum on global development issues. It represents an unparalleled opportunity to share ideas, benchmark best practices and learn from the latest innovations to improve the impact and effectiveness of aid.
On 9 June 2015, Schuman Associates presented the Winning Business in Africa (WBIA) web portal at the IBEC premises in Dublin. The event was attended by a wide range of Irish enterprises. The WBIA is a joint initiative between the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, IBEC and Schuman Associates.
On 4th June, Schuman Associates organised Roundtable lunch in the European Parliament as part of running the secretariat for the Anti-Money Laundering Europe Association.
Schuman Associates at the Conference “The Balkan and the Black Sea Area on the Move” organised by the Committee of the Regions in Brussels.
On 29 May 2015, Schuman Associates participated in the Conference “The Balkan and the Black Sea Area on the Move” organised by the Committee of the Regions in Brussels.
Schuman Associates, partner of the international conference ”Financing opportunities for the private sector. The large investments".
Schuman Associates was honored to be a partner of the international conference ”Financing opportunities for the private sector. The large investments” organized by EurActiv Romania and the European Commission Representation, on the 26th of May 2015, in Bucharest.
Alongside 10 European Commissioners, including 3 of the Vice Presidents, the President of the European Parliament and more than 2300 business leaders and policy makers, Schuman Associates took part in the discussion of the Europe’s top priorities, notably the digital economy at the European Business Summit 2015.
On 6 and 7 May 2015, Schuman Associates participated in the 5th European Civil Protection Forum in Brussels to discuss new ways to enhance collaboration between the public and private actors in disaster preparedness and response.
Luncheon discussion in Brussels for the visit of Irish Minister of European Affairs and Data Protection
On 18th March 2015, Schuman Associates and Enterprise Ireland co-organised a high-level luncheon discussion in Brussels for the visit of Irish Minister of European Affairs and Data Protection, Mr. Dara Murphy for the occasion of St. Patrick's Day.
Senior members of the Irish and Belgian business community were invited to contribute in a discussion around improving the relations between Belgium and Ireland and how Irish business can better succeed in Europe.
Schuman Associates was honoured to be partner of The International Conference SMEs financing opportunities 2014-2020, organized on the 12th of March, in Bucharest at the initiative of EurActiv.ro and the Representation of the European Commission in Romania.
The European Programme for Integration and Migration (EPIM) organised last 2nd and 3rd March a workshop on EU funding for NGOs.
Schuman Associates gave an overview on EU funding in Africa at the recent seminar of Brussels Enterprises Commerce and Industry. The objective of this presentation was to show the priorities and challenges of the EU for financing infrastructure projects in Africa and how to grow business and benefit from EU opportunities.