Public Discussion with VMU Alumni R. Kuncaitis: EU and me – what is in it for a citizen?
Faculty of Political Science and Diplomacy is inviting to public discussion with the VMU alumni Dr. Ramūnas Kuncaitis about the EU and his insights from working for the European Commission: EU and me – what is in it for a citizen? During the meeting will be disscused issues concerning why the EU has been created, what it needs now. Dr. R. Kuncaitis will inroduce practical policy (programs, funded projects and procurement), all aspects of working in the EU (EC, Executive Agencies, civil servants, contract and temporary staff), internships, and all other realities including BREXIT.
Dr. R. Kuncaitis joined the European Commission more than 14 years ago. After being responsible for the adult education projects in Erasmus+ predecessor programme, for the last 5 years in the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises he is heading the sector which is managing COSME programme projects, namely, support for entrepreneurs exchanges (Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs), clusters, social entrepreneurship and other entrepreneurial topics. Being VMU alumni he has worked in University’s international office and department of education before moving to Brussels.