To celebrate the EU's 50th birthday in true sporting style, its representative office (delegation) in Mauritania has taken the lead in organising the annual "Mauritania‑Europe friendship half‑marathon”.
Exhibition 23/03/07 > 05/04/07
Events in Togo marking 50 years of the EU
In Togo on 23-25 March 2007, celebrations were held to mark the 50th anniversary of the EU's founding treaty. Under the theme "Fraternity beyond the EU's borders", they featured a debate, photo exhibition, gala reception and sports events.
Tanzania - Exhibition of paintings by refugees
For more than a decade, Tanzania has hosted Africa's largest population of refugees, most of them displaced by years of conflict in Burundi and the Congo.
Young people 30/03/07
School quiz with TV final to celebrate EU's 50th birthday
In spring 2007 secondary schools in Gabon will have a chance to find out who knows most about the EU, with computer equipment as a prize for the winner.
Young people 01/04/07
Guinea Bissau - School quiz to celebrate the EU’s 50th birthday
A quiz is to be organised in schools across Guinea-Bissau for schoolchildren aged 8-11, giving them a chance - with the help of their teachers - to demonstrate their knowledge of the EU
Guinea-Bissau - Tennis tournament
A mini‑tennis tournament is to be held, featuring the best players in Guinea-Bissau.
Cinema 04/04/07 > 08/04/07
European Film Festival in Mauritius
As part of the EU's 50th birthday celebrations, the EU office in Mauritius is organising the island's first ever European Film Festival.
Cultural event 09/05/07
EU-Cameroon - The media celebrate 40 years of friendship
If you are near a TV in many places in Africa on Europe Day (9 May) you will be able to learn about development cooperation between the EU and Cameroon.
To celebrate the EU's 50th birthday, the EU mission in Tanzania is launching a drawing competition in schools. The theme will be Tanzania's exceptionally rich wildlife – well‑known to tourists from Europe - and the format a postage stamp.