The Jean Monnet Chair in European Education, Training, Research and Innovation Policies has carried out a training action on the "Rights and Obligations of Immigrants in the European Union" on Thursday 27th of April 2017. During the visit that took place in collaboration with a volunteer group of first-year students of the Department of International and European Studies of the University of Piraeus and the participation of the 3rd Primary School of Korydallos, there was a presentation of the historical course of the European Union and the immigration issue with the submission of views from the children who had the chance to participate in a simulation of the European Parliament as well as an interactive role playing game and express their ideas and thoughts on collage.
The Jean Monnet Chair in EU Policies for Education, Training, Research and Innovation participated in the second networking meeting in the framework of the Jean Monnet “near EU” Network in Israel on 25th-26th of April 2017. In this Jean Monnet Network they participate the University Ben-Gurion of Israel, TU Darmstadt University of Germany, the Institute of European Studies of the University British Columbia, the National Center of Research of the University of Canterbury, the University Nanyang of Singapore, the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia and the University of Piraeus in Greece.
Dr Foteini Asderaki, Assistant Professor at the Department of International and European Studies (DIES) at the University of Piraeus supervised the EUropa.S. 2017, organized by IRTEA, that was held on April 7th – 10th, at the University of Piraeus, Athens, Greece. During the simulation of the European Parliament, the European Council, the European Commission, the Council of the European Union and the European Court of Justice the students had the opportunity to experience the decision making processes, negotiation method, strategy making and crisis management in the framework of an official procedure.
The Jean Monnet Chair for European Policies in Education, Training, Research and Innovation, the President of the Department of International and European Studies and the "Eastern Mediterranean, Middle and Middle East: Economy - Policy - Culture" and "Educational Policy, Development and Interuniversity Cooperation" laboratories of the University of Piraeus, organized on 6 April 2017 the seminar "The course to the Treaties of Rome" in the framework of the courses "Special Issues of Contemporary International Politics" and "History and Theories of European Integration".
The Jean Monnet Chair for European Policies in Education, Training, Research and Innovation and the Laboratory of Educational Policy, Research, Development and Inter-University Co-operation of the University of Piraeus gave the undergraduate and postgraduate students of the Department of International and European Studies the opportunity to participate in the open dialogue with the European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Cretu organized by the European Commission delegation in Athens on Wednesday, April 5th.