Since 2006, students from all over the world attend the Graz-Seggau International Graz University (Austria), organized by COMECE, the University of Graz and the Diocese of Graz-Seggau. Students and teachers work in an interdisciplinary manner on topical subjects, particularly those related to the European Union and its relations with “the Americas” (Canada, USA, Caribbean and Latin America). The next session will take place from 2 … Continue reading »
The Commission endorsed a proposal to the European Parliament and Council to designate 2018 as the European Year of Cultural Heritage, to highlight the role of Europe’s cultural heritage in fostering a shared sense of history and identity. Read COMECE’s article on the Protection of Religious Heritage in Europe.
Young people have great expectations where the EU decisions makers are concerned, especially after the promises of the 28 EU Heads of States to put together an EU youth employment package. But is this a reliable long term solution to youth unemployment? Young people want the EU to tackle unemployment and education not FOR them but WITH them because they see themselves as the solution … Continue reading »
The 8th COMECE Summer School will take place from June 30th to July 14th, 2007. Since 2006 the Summer School is a joint activity of COMECE with the Karl-Franzens University of Graz and the diocese of Graz-Segau. Eighty students from thirty countries will participate. They will follow lectures and seminars organized at Seggau Castle, near Graz. Dr. Egon Kapellari, the Bishop of Graz-Seckau and delegate … Continue reading »