This course will get you up to speed on the essential elements of how the EU system works: the different powers that the EU has, who does what, and how you can have a role in shaping EU decisions. It is concise but thorough, and focusses in detail on EU law-making. It includes a preliminary module that introduces the foundations of decision-making in the EU.
In the preliminary module, you will be introduced to the legal bases for what the EU can and cannot do; the main ways in which decisions are taken and the different powers that Member States have given to the EU
This course charts the position of local authorities and administrations in the EU legal system. It analyses their responsibilities in the application of EU law and describes their intervention on EU policy-making and legal standing before the EU courts.
This course includes extensive insights with multiple examples and real life cases, group exercises, role plays and simulation games and inputs from experienced EU practitioners as the basis for discussion among participants about the practical demands of participation in the various stages of EU decision-making.
This online course provides participants with a comprehensive and structured guide to a wide-range of mostly free but also commercial internet resources dealing with EU issues and trains them on their proficient use, so that they can retrieve through them the EU info they are after quickly and efficiently.
This 5-day course has 2 stages: basic and advanced. The course will focus on the new Project Appraisal requirements for EU co-financed investment projects and the new Economic Appraisal Vademecum of DG REGIO. It will clarify the link with the Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) Guide and the CBA requirements of the Connecting Europe Facility
What is the EU Green Deal and how does it work? How can projects be financed under the Green Deal and its Just Transition Fund, RRF and MFF? This course provides a comprehensive overview of the main features of the Green Deal and what it entails in terms of policies, legislation and funding: all you ever wanted to know about the Green Deal and EU funding is here!
In Stage 2 (advanced), experts from the European Commission, , the European Investment Bank, CINEA – The European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (formerly INEA – the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency), and the academic world will discuss:
best practice in using CBA for project appraisal
best practice from Major Projects
the new DG REGIO requirements ...
This course will explain the challenges of policy formulation and regulation of asylum matters and address the EU’s difficulties in responding to the large-scale movements of 2015–2016, as well as its approach to tackling the recent Ukrainian refugee crisis. A look at the New Pact on Migration and Asylum will reveal if it can serve as a new start.