Category: 2017

European Committee of the Regions on Natural Disaster: a sense of priorities shared by the EFG

European Committee of the Regions on Natural Disaster: a sense of priorities shared by the EFG

EFG attended on the 23 March the 122nd Committee of the Regions (COR) plenary session. During the session, the Action Plan on the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was subject to debate, as well as the more general work of the COR on Natural Hazards. The debates were…

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TAEG constitutes National Vetting Committee for EurGeol title applications

EFG’s Turkish member TAEG, the Turkish Association of Economic Geologists, successfully applied to establish a National Vetting Committee (NVC) for European Geologist title applications. This new status allows TAEG members to apply for the European Geologist (EurGeol) title directly through their association. The EurGeol title is a professional title created…

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European Geologist of the month: Anthony Cooper

“European Geologist of the month” is a section of EFG’s monthly newsletter GeoNews. Each month we ask one of the European Geologist title holders to tell us about his professional experiences and which role the title has played for his career. This month we talked to Anthony Cooper, member of the…

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KINDRA edutainment video

KINDRA edutainment video

In the frame of the World Water Week 2017, the KINDRA project released an edutainment video on YouTube. This short video provides some basic information about groundwater in Europe for children aged from 11 to 14. Enjoy! More edutainment material is available on the project website at http://kindraproject.eu/making-ground… KINDRA has received funding from…

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MICA Side Event to the World Circular Economy Forum

MICA Side Event to the World Circular Economy Forum

In the frame of the World Circular Economy Forum 2017, a MICA Side Event is scheduled for 7 June 2017. This event introduces the “Mineral Intelligence Capacity Analysis” (MICA) project to its stakeholders who work and stay up-to-date with developments in mineral intelligence, such as resource/reserve assessments, investment in mineral exploration,…

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ERA-MIN 2 call and webinar

ERA-MIN 2 call and webinar

The H2020 ERA-MIN 2 consortium has open a joint call “Raw materials for the sustainable development and the circular economy” with a total budget of 15 million Euro including EU co-funding. The deadline for the pre-proposals submission is 5th May, 17:00 (CEST). The scope of the call is to support…

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EuroWorkshop Geothermal Energy: Last opportunity to benefit from offer for young professionals

EuroWorkshop Geothermal Energy: Last opportunity to benefit from offer for young professionals

Travel grant EFG and AGG offer special support for fifteen young professionals. If you have less than 30 years and are a student or young professional in geosciences, you may apply for a grant of 180 EUR supporting your travel and accomodation budget. If you are interested in this offer,…

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KINDRA in numbers: making groundwater visible

The KINDRA project recently published an infographic highlighting numbers relevant for the project: More information about KINDRA: http://kindraproject.eu

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EuroWorkshops: the EFG launches a new cross-boundary training programme

EuroWorkshops: the EFG launches a new cross-boundary training programme

Shaping and strengthening a European community of better-trained geologists who exchange and collaborate together beyond national boundaries is one of the EFG’s major missions. In order to achieve that mission, the EFG has launched a new form of professional training : the EuroWorkshops. Every year, one or two National Associations (NAs),…

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EurGeol of the month: Olivier Féménias

“European Geologist of the month” is a section of EFG’s monthly newsletter GeoNews. Each month we ask one of the European Geologist title holders to tell us about his professional experiences and which role the title has played for his career. This month we talked to Olivier Féménias, member of the…

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