Europa United’s Ken Sweeney chats with Deirdre Finlay who is European Programmes Manager with the Wheel. The Wheel is an Irish based national association of community and voluntary organisations, charities and social enterprises.
Deirdre discusses her role as European as National Contact Point for Europe for Citizens which is an accessible European funding programme that is open to organisations that would like to engage in projects that promote understanding between the Union and its citizens, deepening our awareness of what it means to be European and developing a sense of European identity.
Our Podcasts are presented in cooperation with the Communicating Europe Initiative (CEI). The CEI was established in 1995 to raise awareness about the European Union and to improve the quality and accessibility of public information on European issues. The programme is administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. This year, €100,000 has been provided for Communicating Europe Initiative funded projects.