OpenupEd is a pan-European initiative around MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)
A press release about this initiative was published on April 23 by the European Commission and is available in 22 languages at http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-13-349_en.htm.
At the start OpenupEd will offer around 40 courses, covering a wide variety of subjects, will be available free of charge and in 12 different languages.
For more details see http://www.openuped.eu
The initiative was officially launched at an international online press event on Thursday 25 April 2013.
You can view the event online at http://www.ou.nl/moocs