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.
Tanzania - Swanglish theatre - "Going to Europe"
Whether fantasy or reality, Europe remains a number-one destination in the dreams of young people in Africa.
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.