Montesquieu Instituut: van wetenschap naar samenleving

European Information Management - Europe on the Internet - Finding your Way through the European Information Jungle, Maastricht

Maastricht
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Target group

All those who need to be able to find EU information quickly and/or to update their research skills in EU-related matters: EU officials, national civil servants, consultants, information professionals, documentalists, translators, as well as people working in the commercial sector and for NGOs.

Description

This two-day course provides participants with a comprehensive and structured guide to a wide-range of free and commercial internet resources dealing with European issues. The working sessions allow participants to improve and/or update their knowledge of EU information sources, and their abilities to use them effectively.

Method

This course will offer demonstrations of the most useful websites and databases, combined with ample opportunities for participants to develop hands-on expertise by exploring the websites themselves in order to find targeted information. Each participant will be able to use a PC with high-speed internet connection during the whole duration of the seminar.

Objectives

At the end of the training course, the participants will have:

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    a good knowledge of the key EU information sources and search techniques;
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    practical experience in using the main EU and non-EU websites and databases;
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    a toolbox for finding EU targeted information. They will be able to find quickly and efficiently:\
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    legislation, case law and summaries of legislation;
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    working documents, policy papers and press releases;
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    public procurement, call for tenders, grants and loans;
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    contacts information, «who’s who» and «who’s doing what» in the EU;
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    statistical data;
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    bibliographical, translation, linguistic and terminological information.

Only 25 places available: the earlier you book, the more likely you are to get your place!

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European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA)

Het Europees instituut voor bestuurskunde (beter bekend als The European Institute of Public Administration - ofwel EIPA) streeft ernaar om de kennis van ambtenaren die zich met de EU bezighouden te vergroten door het ontwikkelen en organiseren van trainingen. Het instituut wil wetenschappelijke kennis en praktische 'know–how' met elkaar verbinden. EIPA bestaat al meer dan 35 jaar.

Het hoofdkantoor van EIPA is gevestigd in Maastricht en heeft dependances in Luxemburg en Barcelona. Gemiddeld nemen 14.000 nationale en Europese ambtenaren per jaar deel aan de trainingen. Daarnaast biedt EIPA ook consultancy, onderzoek en op maat gemaakte programma’s/trainingen aan. Bij EIPA werken circa 120 hoogopgeleide medewerkers.

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