44th ANZRSAI (Regional Science) Conference at RMIT University
The Australia New Zealand Regional Science Association International (ANZRSAI) invites you to this 2021 conference, hosted by the European Union Centre for Excellence at RMIT University, Melbourne in a hybrid format: in person and online.
The German Elections 2021: Paint it Black, Green Day or Red Triumph?
FREE EVENT 14 SEP 2021: The European Union Centre of Excellence, Social and Global Studies Centre at RMIT University and the European Studies Association Australia and New Zealand (ESAANZ) invite you to this online presentation and discussion on the upcoming German federal election.
“Beyond Borders and Boundaries: Europe, Eurasia, and Asia” – Call for Papers
The European Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand (ESAANZ) and the Australasian Association for Communist and Post-Communist Studies (AACaPS) invite you to this 2021 conference, hosted by the European Union Centre for Excellence at RMIT University in a hybrid format: in person and online.
A disunited Europe? Europe’s continuing battle between containing the virus and establishing a post-pandemic reality
Since its initial detection on the continent in early 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic’s spread across the European Union has challenged the legitimacy and survival of the European experiment.
Europe Day 2021 Panel Discussion at RMIT University ‘The European Green Deal after the Pandemic’
How has the pandemic affected the timetable for the European Green Deal? What opportunities do pandemic recovery plans offer to redesign sustainable, inclusive economies? What can Australia learn from the European Green Deal? These questions, and others, will be debated in this panel discussion to mark Europe Day.
Smart and Sustainable Specialisation Strategies for Regional Development
Webinar held 18 March 2021 to examine the potential of linking economic and socio-ecological innovation policy, and its implications for place-based innovation systems that enhance sustainability.
"Europe, the Asia Pacific and the Global Transformation Agenda" - Call for Papers
In the midst of this rapidly shifting global landscape, the Jean Monnet Network on the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals in the Asia Pacific invites abstract submissions for the conference “Europe, the Asia Pacific and the Global Transformation Agenda.”
New Publication: The Evolving Role of EU Regional Policy - Implications for Australia?
Professor Bruce Wilson from the EU Centre of Excellence at RMIT examines the evolving role of EU Regional Policy, including Smart Specialisation, in a new article published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of European Studies.
The EU Experience on Geographical Indications: Are There Benefits for Rural Development in Australia?
The European Union (EU) system of Geographical Indications (GIs) has been a prominent means of promoting provenance as a basis for success in European and global markets, and an important resource for supporting rural development throughout Europe.
Balancing Economic and Socio-Ecological Regional Innovation: Smart Specialisation and the Foundational Economy
Webinar held 15 October 2020, as part of Erasmus Days 2020: Three days of celebration of the Erasmus+ programme in Europe and all over the world.
Smart Specialisation in Gippsland, Victoria: completion of the first phase
In late 2016, after the French-owned Engie energy company announced its plans to close the Hazelwood coal mine and electricity generating plant in Gippsland, Victoria, the Victorian State Government established the Latrobe Valley Authority (LVA).
Call for Applications: Graduate Student and Early Career SDG Workshop
Sustainable Development Goals Research: Troubles and Opportunities
Η Ελλάδα και ο ύπουλος εχθρός | The insidious enemy: Greece and COVID-19
Η Ελλάδα επαινέθηκε παγκοσμίως για την καταστολή του COVID 19, ωστόσο η εξάρτησή της από τον τουρισμό την έβαλε σε μια ευάλωτη θέση.
The State of the European Union: The 2020 SOTEU
Australia’s connections with the European Union have come more sharply into focus in the past few years.
Europe SME Support and the Enterprise Europe Network
The Covid-19 pandemic has prompted Australian and European small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to rethink and transform their business models and operational systems in ways that adapt and respond more effectively to the current global economic environment.
La Belgique est-elle le pays le plus atteint par le covid-19 ou tout simplement le plus honnête?
La Belgique, avec seulement 11,5 million d’habitants, est considérée comme une catastrophe sanitaire incomparable.
Sustaining Engagement with SDG 4
Despite the global lockdown, SDG Network member Robbie Guevara has sustained engagement with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs), specifically on SDG 4: Quality Education.
L’importance de l’innovation des PME en Europe et en Australie
La pandémie mondiale de covid-19 a transformé les sociétés.
Contact Tracing in the EU
As restrictions on everyday life, imposed almost globally in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, are gradually lifted, the world is looking for ways of making sure containment can be maintained as people come into closer contact again.
Greece’s Response to COVID-19 Defies Expectations
Greece’s response to the covid-19 health crisis has been commended globally (Roche, 2020).
Bushfires Test our Climate Policies: Linking Science to Policy
Amidst the turmoil resulting from the COVID-19 virus, the emphasis on the importance of best available science has been striking.
COVID-19 and The European Green Deal: A path forward, but how?
In late 2019, the European Commission (EC) led by new President Ursula Von der Leyen announced the European Green Deal (EGD).
What COVID-19 can tell us about taking on the Climate Crisis
The COVID-19 pandemic reminds us of the urgent need to seriously address the climate crisis.
Europe Day 2020: Celebration or Commiseration?
Led by a new President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, a new College of Commissioners took office early in December 2020.