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Bringing the EU closer to citizens: new Altiero Spinelli Prize

Jun 29, 2017 | News

(28 June 2017) – The European Commission has today started an EU-wide contest for the “Altiero Spinelli Prize for Outreach: Spreading Knowledge about Europe”. This Prize will reward outstanding contributions that communicate the founding values, history, action and key benefits of the EU to citizens.

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Eligible participants include, for example, scholars, researchers, scientists, writers, journalists and artists who can contribute to articulating what Europe stands for today and tomorrow.

This first-time Prize complements the Jean Monnet Actions – an Erasmus+ funded initiative supporting teaching and academic research programmes on EU studies.

The Altiero Spinelli Prize will award six first prizes of €50,000; six second prizes of €30,000 and ten third prizes of €17,000.

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