On April 4-5, 2019 a managerial meeting and a final conference were conducted at the University of Cyprus in the context of the Erasmus ΚΑ2 East Med program, under the title: “The EU and the Eastern Mediterranean: Prospects and Challenges” with the participation of four regional Universities (University of Piraeus, Ca’Foscari University-Italy, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev-Israel, and the University of Cyprus). Professor Aristotle Tziampiris, Chair of the Department of International and European Studies and the academic coordinator of the programme analysed the challenges for the South East Mediterranean region both for EU and the consortium countries. Foteini Asderaki, Associate Professor and Jean Monnet Chair on European Union’s Education, Training, Research and Innovation Policies delivered a lecture on: “Youth in the South East Mediterranean Region: Opportunities and Challenges”.
On the 1st of April 2019, a visit was conducted at the Greek Parliament from the students and Professors, who participated at the study visit at the University of Piraeus, which took place at the same day in the conference room of the University. The visit was attended by the following:
Dimitrios Sevastakis, Chair of the Standing Committee on Cultural and Educational Affairs and Chairman of the Parliamentary Friendship Group of Greece-Israel.
Niki Kerameus, member of the Parliament State, Head of the Education, Research and Religious Affairs Sector.
Marios Salmas, Vice-Chairman of the Parliamentary Friendship Group of Greece-Israel
Athanasios Athanasiou, Dean of the Parliament, Member of the Parliament and Secretary of the Parliamentary Friendship Group of Greece-Israel.
Foteini Asderaki, Jean Monnet Chair,on European Union’s Education, Training, Research and Innovation Policies, participated to the EU Citizens dialogue with J. E. Paquet, Director-General of Directorate "Research and Innovation", March 27, 2019