The environmental record of the outgoing European Commission is worryingly off target, the ‘Green 10' coalition of leading environmental organisations said today in Brussels. Environmental groups published an assessment of the Barroso Commission, giving it an overall mark of 4.4/10.

UN-HABITAT's Opportunities Fund: New deadline 15. June 2009

The deadline for applications for the UN-HABITAT Opportunities Fund for Urban Youth-led Development has been extended to 15 June 2009. If your organization is working on an innovative and sustainable project that will improve the lives of young people and make a positive impact on your community, you could be eligible to receive a grant. Please find application documents in English, French and Spanish at

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The 2009 LIFE+ Call for Proposals

For this third LIFE+ call for proposals, the deadline for the submission of proposals to the Member States is 15 September 2009.

Up to EUR250 million is available for this call. For more information on the call, click here:

International Youth Meeting
"The Bridge"

Dates: 22 - 28 August 2009 (including arrival and departure dates)
Place: Batumi, Georgia
E-mail for application: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The meeting aims:
To make bridges between Georgian and Russian Youth; To urge; express, communicate, and share something beautiful, give the birth to positive emotions and understanding between youth of different nationalities; especially delegates from opposed communities and nations.