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Young peopleYoung people 01/03/07 > 30/04/07Vilnius - Lithuania
"European lessons" on the establishment of the European Union

"European lessons" on the establishment of the European Union

The Lithuanian Parliament will help pupils and students become familiar with the history of the EU. ››  More

OtherOther 01/03/07 > 30/04/07Vilnius - Lithuania
"Open Europe"

"Open Europe"

Embassies of EU countries will open their doors to citizens in March and April 2007. ››  More

OtherOther 01/03/07 > 31/05/07Slovakia
13 Alleys for New Europe

13 Alleys for New Europe

13 alleys of trees symbolically representing New Europe are being planted all over Slovakia. The initiative, supported by the Slovak Government, Lesy SR, š.p. and Europe Direct Relays, is designed to celebrate the enlarged EU and its 12 ‘new’ countries. ››  More

ConferenceConference 01/03/07 > 31/05/0726 Italian towns - Italy
50 Years of Europe together

50 Years of Europe together

The network of Italian European Documentation Centres (EDCs) organises a series of conferences to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Rome Treaty. The events will take place in 26 towns all over Italy. ››  More

ConferenceConference 01/03/07 > 03/05/07Tripoli / Herakleion, Crete - Greece
Celebrating the 50 years of the EU - European Social Model and Employment: towards a cohesion society

Celebrating the 50 years of the EU - European Social Model and Employment: towards a cohesion society

Ministers and local authorities along with civil society organisations, will discuss the achievements reached by the European Union in the social area, as well as the challenges that lay ahead. ››  More

OtherOther 01/03/07 > 31/03/07Riga and regions - Latvia
Competition on EU

Competition on EU

Latvian EU Information Agency organises a competition involving regional press. The launch of the event is foreseen for March 2007. ››  More

OtherOther 01/03/07 > 29/02/08Czech Republic
EP Generation: the way towards Europe

EP Generation: the way towards Europe

A large project including seminars, an international conference, activities at the  European Parliament Summer School (EPSS) and a series of web publications. ››  More

OtherOther 01/03/07 > 31/05/07Luleå, Härnösand, Gävle, Malmö and Skara - Sweden
EU on the Schedule/EU for librarians

EU on the Schedule/EU for librarians

“EU on the schedule” and “EU for librarians” are regional seminars targeted towards teachers, head masters, school guidance counsellors and librarians. ››  More

ConferenceConference 01/03/07 > 31/03/07Bucharest - Romania
European Values in Local Government

European Values in Local Government

The non-governmental organisation, the ProDemocracy Association, is organising a conference entitled “European Values in Local Government”. The event will include the presentation of local development plans in the context of the recent accession of Romania to the European Union. ››  More

ConferenceConference 01/03/07 > 31/03/07Sibiu - Romania
European and Romanian Values

European and Romanian Values

24 parish priests from Romanian rural areas will participate in an innovative seminar organised by the “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu and the Romanian Orthodox Archiepiscopate of Sibiu, on the theme of European values. ››  More

FestivalFestival 01/03/07 > 31/12/07Center Evropa, Ljubljana - Slovenia
Faces of Europe

Faces of Europe

How much do you know about the other European Union countries? What would it be like living and working abroad? ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 01/03/07 > 30/04/07Riga and regions - Latvia
Five interactive documentary films to explain Europe

Five interactive documentary films to explain Europe

Need to know more on the opportunities offered by the EU, on its history and institutions? Five interactive documentaries will help Latvian citizens to find an answer to these questions. The films will be broadcasted on TV. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 01/03/07 > 30/04/07Brno - Czech Republic
How the Union was born - 50 years together!

How the Union was born - 50 years together!

‘50 years together!’ is taking the European Union into the classroom. Pupils will have the opportunity to learn, in an amusing way, about the origin of the EU and the story of the people who first had the idea of creating the EU by laying down the foundations for modern Europe. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 01/03/07 > 09/05/07All Czech regions
Literary and Fine Arts Contest

Literary and Fine Arts Contest

Literary and Art Contest on EU topics and on the 50th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome ››  More

ConferenceConference 01/03/07 > 31/10/07To be confirmed - Romania
Networking for the future. Taking European information to the next level by going local

Networking for the future. Taking European information to the next level by going local

Members of the European Information Multipliers Network will debate the 2007 communication priorities and will exchange good practices in communicating Europe at its 50th anniversary. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 01/03/07 > 31/03/07Belfast - United Kingdom
Primary school postcard competition

Primary school postcard competition

Primary School competition to design postcard to mark the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome. ››  More

ConferenceConference 01/03/07 > 30/11/07Kaunas, Siauliai, Klaipeda, Panevezys, Marijampole, Alytus, Taurage, Telsiai - Lithuania
Public debates throughout Lithuania

Public debates throughout Lithuania

Following the national public debate held on 30 November 2006 in Vilnius, a series of debates will be organised in other Lithuanian towns. ››  More

OtherOther 01/03/07 > 30/04/07Estonia
Radio shows to celebrate the Treaty of Rome

Radio shows to celebrate the Treaty of Rome

Three special radio shows will celebrate the anniversary of the Rome Treaty. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 01/03/07 > 31/12/07Riga and regions - Latvia
School competition "50 stories on EU told by Latvians"

School competition "50 stories on EU told by Latvians"

Pupils will gather stories about people living in their region who have brought EU closer to citizens, used opportunities offered by EU. The event will be a good occasion for children and adults to reflect on European integration. ››  More

ConferenceConference 01/03/07 > 31/03/07Vilnius - Lithuania
The Constitutional Process of the EU

The Constitutional Process of the EU

Members of the Lithuanian Parliament will join EU experts to discuss the Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe. ››  More

ConferenceConference 01/03/07 > 30/04/07Valletta - Malta
The European Legacy in Sports

The European Legacy in Sports

A Seminar on “The European Legacy in Sports”, organised by the Malta Olympic Committee, the Kunsill Malti Ġħall-Isports and the Sports Writers Association. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 01/03/07Venezuela - school project
Venezuela - Let’s Paint TOGETHER!  - Painting contest for Venezuelan school children

Venezuela - Let’s Paint TOGETHER! - Painting contest for Venezuelan school children

In March and April 2007, representatives of the EU delegation in Venezuela will visit French, German, Portuguese and Italian schools in Caracas to explain the role and importance of the EU today. ››  More

OtherOther 01/03/07 > 31/03/07Sibiu County - Romania
“Impreuna din 1957”

“Impreuna din 1957”

The importance and symbolic aspects of the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome will be at the centre of the March information campaign organised in the Sibiu County by the Local European Information Network. ››  More

OtherOther 01/03/07 > 31/03/07Adjud, Vrancea County, Romania - Romania
“What do we expect from 2007?”

“What do we expect from 2007?”

In the first year of Romanian membership to the EU, school students will debate what they expect from 2007. The information campaign and debate will take place in the city of Adjud, Romania. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 02/03/07 > 30/03/07Rome - Italy
Exhibition of the originals of the Treaties

Exhibition of the originals of the Treaties

The exhibition of the originals of the Treaties of Rome will take place in the well-renowned Sala degli Orazi e dei Curiazi, in the Capitol Museums, where the Treaties were signed. ››  More

OtherOther 02/03/07 > 08/03/07Deva, Hunedoara - Administrative Palace (of Hunedoara County), Hunedoara City Hall - Romania
“The Treaty of Rome: New Perspectives for the EU - after Romania joined”

“The Treaty of Rome: New Perspectives for the EU - after Romania joined”

Young people aged between 15 and 19 from the cities of Deva and Hunedoara, Romania, will compete in a challenging contest on European issues.  The contest “The Treaty of Rome: New Perspectives for the EU - after Romania joined”, will take place in Deva on 2 - 8 March. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 02/03/07Warsaw - Poland
“Your Europe Your Future”

“Your Europe Your Future”

During the opening panel, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and exchange views with the invited experts. Afterwards, participants will be divided into three working groups to discuss different topics, namely: ››  More

CinemaCinema 03/03/07 > 24/03/07Malta & Gozo - Malta
9th European Film Festival

9th European Film Festival

The European Commission Representation in Malta is organising a new edition of the European Film Festival in collaboration with the EU Member States. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 05/03/07 > 13/04/07Jihlava - Czech Republic
The Other Brussels

The Other Brussels

Together with a discussion on EU topics, a photographic exhibition of Brussels - interiors, exteriors, reflections - will show the hidden and less celebrated faces of Brussels. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 06/03/07Vienna - Austria
Opening of the “Guten Tag! Hier spricht Europa” exhibition.

Opening of the “Guten Tag! Hier spricht Europa” exhibition.

The exhibition examines whether the EU has become superfluous in the 21st century or not and presents several examples of how European integration is working. ››  More

ConferenceConference 07/03/07 > 09/03/07Grenoble - France
50 years of the Rome Treaty - International Symposium

50 years of the Rome Treaty - International Symposium

Researchers from all over Europe will debate EU issues and challenges at the first European Meeting of Grenoble. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 07/03/07 > 31/12/07Hungary
Celebrating the 50th birthday of the EU

Celebrating the 50th birthday of the EU

Art-school students have taken part in a “50th anniversary” poster competition. The prize-winning posters, which can be sent as e-cards any time this year, will be presented both at exhibitions and in a one-off publication. ››  More

OtherOther 08/03/07Barcelona - Spain
Special Radio Programme from Brussels

Special Radio Programme from Brussels

The leading radio news programme in Catalonia, "El Matí de Catalunya Ràdio", will use the Commission Headquarters to broadcast a show devoted to the 50th Anniversary of the Rome Treaty. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 08/03/07 > 10/05/07Brussels - Belgium
Visionary Women

Visionary Women

For three years, artist Bettina Flitner travelled throughout Europe, photographing European women of exceptional merit. To celebrate Europe’s 50th anniversary, the visitors will have the chance to discover the portraits of those European women who have made contributions in the fields of culture, science, economics and politics. The women photographed come from 22 different EU countries and are active in widely diverging fields ››  More

Videos and photos
Young peopleYoung people 09/03/07The Hague - The Netherlands
Debate on the future of Europe

Debate on the future of Europe

Flemish students together with Members of the Upper House of the Dutch Parliament will open a debate on the future of Europe on March 9. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 09/03/07 > 01/07/07Brussels - Belgium
EURO VISIONS

EURO VISIONS

“Singular visions, sometimes ironical, enigmatic or dark, at other times flirting with fiction”, is how the Royal Museum describes the EURO VISIONS exhibition. ››  More

Videos and photos
ConferenceConference 09/03/07Stockholm - Sweden
The EU and equality?

The EU and equality?

What has EU membership meant for equality in Sweden and in the other EU countries? How can the EU have an impact on gender equality in Turkey and other candidate countries? These are some of the questions that are being debated at the citizens’ forum ‘The EU and equality?’ on Thursday 8 March. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 12/03/07 > 27/05/07Various Czech Regions
Czech Europeanism

Czech Europeanism

Itinerant exhibition “Czech Europeanism” together with a discussion devoted to the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 12/03/07 > 16/03/07University of Malta - Malta
Europe Week at the University of Malta - SDM

Europe Week at the University of Malta - SDM

The University of Malta– SDM is organising various activities on the University Campus between 12 and 16 March 2007, including a photography exhibition, European Food Fest and poetry night. The event will also include a live concert on campus and various sports events. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 13/03/07 > 14/03/07Mollina - Spain
"Jóvenes andaluces construyendo Europa"  (Youth Andalucian building Europe)

"Jóvenes andaluces construyendo Europa" (Youth Andalucian building Europe)

For the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, the Europe Direct centers of Andalusia organize in Mollina (Malaga) a couple of days of dialogue and debate about The European Union. The meeting is for students of the high school (more or less of 16/17 years old). ››  More

ConferenceConference 13/03/07Vienna - Austria
50 years EUrope

50 years EUrope

“Wiedner talk about Europe” is a series of events organised by the authorities in Wieden district and by the European Academy of Vienna. ››  More

SportSport 13/03/07Manchester - United kingdom
Manchester United vs Europe XI

Manchester United vs Europe XI

Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of Manchester United’s participation as the first English team to play UEFA’s European club competition, Manchester United will face all-star Europe XI team to be coached by Italian World Cup winner Marcello Lippi. Confirmed players in the European team are Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher, Olympique Lyonnais players Eric Abidal, Grégory Coupet and Juninho Pernambucano, top players from Barcelona Carles Puyol, Gianluca Zambrotta, Lilian Thuram and Ronaldinho, and Real Madrid start Ronaldo. ››  More

OtherOther 14/03/07Arad – Romania
Symposium – 50 years since the Treaty of Rome

Symposium – 50 years since the Treaty of Rome

The Romanian city of Arad will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome through a special Symposium organised for 14 March. ››  More

ConferenceConference 14/03/07Caracal - Romania
“With common goals to a united Europe”

“With common goals to a united Europe”

The common goals of Romania and the EU will be the theme of the conference organised for 14 March in Caracal, Romania. The event will include presentations on European themes and on films about the EU, information on European opportunities at local level, and an exhibition of EU informative tools. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 15/03/07Sri Lanka
EU over the airwaves

EU over the airwaves

For four weeks in March, speakers of Sinhala and English will be invited to listen along to a 15-minute radio show every Saturday evening on the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation’s islandwide services. ››  More

OtherOther 15/03/07 > 15/05/07Brazil
Europe Prize for Journalists - "50 Years of European Union"

Europe Prize for Journalists - "50 Years of European Union"

The Europe prize for journalists is open to all Brazilian Journalists publishing on European Union related themes. The contest will select the three best journalistic pieces circulating in Brazilian media in the period between January 1st and May 15th. The categories are TV, radio and written press. ››  More

ConferenceConference 15/03/07 > 16/03/07Madrid - Spain
Europe, fifty years later: political and economical challenges.

Europe, fifty years later: political and economical challenges.

The building up of a great market in 1957 implied the beginning of a political and economical reconstruction for Europe. Fifty years later, the integration process still continues: its challenges are to strengthen the economical progresses and to make substantial advances toward a European Constitution. ››  More

OtherOther 15/03/07 > 31/05/07Across Italy - Italy
Living Italian, Becoming European

Living Italian, Becoming European

The Department for EU Policies (the Prime Minister’s Office) has launched a nationwide multimedia campaign to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome: “Living Italian, Becoming European”, focusing on the real advantages of the process of EU integration. ››  More

OtherOther 15/03/07 > 23/04/07Plymouth - England
Photo Competition 2007 - What makes Plymouth a European City?

Photo Competition 2007 - What makes Plymouth a European City?

‘Europe Direct Plymouth’ want to see your photos on the theme "Plymouth - a European City", to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 15/03/07 > 31/07/07Rome - Italy
The Senate Bookshop in European Guise

The Senate Bookshop in European Guise

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, the Senate Official Information Office will organise a number of events in cooperation with the Senate Library reconstructing the debate in Italy on the origin, evolution and the enlargement of the European Union. ››  More

ConferenceConference 15/03/07 > 17/03/07Genoa - Italy
United Europe: a fifty-year challenge.

United Europe: a fifty-year challenge.

The University of Genoa is organising a three-day conference to celebrate 50 years since the signing of the Rome Treaty. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 16/03/07 > 20/05/07Palais des Beaux-Arts, Bruxelles - Belgium
A Vision for Brussels

A Vision for Brussels

A Vision for Brussels presents a possible future for the capital of Europe and looks at its qualities, obvious, hidden, and forgotten. What image does Brussels wish to project? Can it become... ››  More

Videos and photos
ConferenceConference 16/03/07 > 17/03/07Czernin Palace, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prague - Czech Republic
European Integration at the Crossroads

European Integration at the Crossroads

Distinguished scholars, politicians and business figures will take part in a discussion on the theme of ‘EU integration in the changing environment of globalisation’. ››  More

ConferenceConference 16/03/07 > 17/03/07Toulouse - France
European pathways, united in diversity for 50 years.

European pathways, united in diversity for 50 years.

What is the EU? What does it offer? Where is it taking us? Workshops and debates will draw on the value and richness of European beliefs, ideas and experiences. ››  More

ConferenceConference 16/03/07Stockholm - Sweden
The EU's influence on Swedish hunting issues

The EU's influence on Swedish hunting issues

How has hunting been affected by the Swedish membership of the EU, and which EU-questions are the most important for Swedish hunters? What does the EU regulation mean for the protection of breeding birds and the Swedish predator policy? Is more or less EU regulation needed for governing the hunting of predators and birds? ››  More

ConferenceConference 16/03/07Graz - Austria
Together – the Provincial Parliament of Styria and the European Parliament

Together – the Provincial Parliament of Styria and the European Parliament

Public session and discussion with Members of the European Parliament and Members of the Provincial Parliament of Styria, followed by a book presentation and reception. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 17/03/07 > 25/03/07Caserta - Italy
50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome

50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome

The Province of Caserta hosts a wide variety of events to celebrate 50 years of freedom, democracy, equality and defence of rule of law and human rights. Celebrations therefore include an European Village, a Conference on “50 years of European integration – continuity in change” and a number of concerts and sport events. ››  More

ConferenceConference 17/03/07Lille - France
European Pride

European Pride

Can we be proud to be European? Famous actors along with well-known politicians, business figures and trade unionists will be debating this issue with the general public and formulating concrete proposals for the future of Europe. ››  More

OtherOther 18/03/07 > 20/03/07County of Stockholm - Sweden
Study visit: EU 50 Years

Study visit: EU 50 Years

30 teachers from the County of Stockholm will be invited to participate in a 2 day seminar and visit at the European Commission and the European Parliament. The general theme for the event will be EU 50 years and the teachers are, upon return, expected to stimulate discussions and debates in the class rooms about the history and future of Europe. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 18/03/07Washington
Washington – European week, celebrating half a century of peace, prosperity and partnership between Europe and America

Washington – European week, celebrating half a century of peace, prosperity and partnership between Europe and America

European week, celebrating half a century of peace, prosperity and partnership between Europe and America ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 19/03/07 > 23/03/07Bucharest - Romania
A week celebrating 50 years of European Values

A week celebrating 50 years of European Values

Theatre performances, picture exhibitions and essay contests will be at the core of the cultural week organised from 19 to 23 March in Bucharest. ››  More

ConferenceConference 19/03/07Sala della Protomoteca – Campidoglio (Rome City Hall) - Rome
Europe and the Mediterranean Region

Europe and the Mediterranean Region

The event will be attended by important personalities who will table a discussion on Europe and the evolution of Euro-Mediterranean relations. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 19/03/07 > 25/03/07Tábor - Czech Republic
Italy in the eyes of young people

Italy in the eyes of young people

An exhibition of photos from international youth exchanges organised in the frame of the YOUTH Programme. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 19/03/07 > 31/12/07Across Slovenia - Slovenia
Let us discuss the European Union

Let us discuss the European Union

Students belonging to secondary school and university debate clubs will participate in a series of discussions taking place throughout Slovenia. ››  More

FestivalFestival 19/03/07 > 29/03/07London - United Kingdom
London Festival of Europe

London Festival of Europe

A two-week series of high-profile public lectures, discussions and art-exhibitions to allow public engagement in debate of the many European questions of politics, art, philosophy and society. ››  More

OtherOther 19/03/07Ljubljana - Slovenia
The EU is a story of a successful compromise - how can we safeguard it in the future?

The EU is a story of a successful compromise - how can we safeguard it in the future?

With the help of our guests, we will look back at past achievements and link them to the present and future challenges of living in the Community. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 19/03/07 > 25/03/07Tuzla - Romania
“Together in Europe”

“Together in Europe”

Young people will celebrate Europe during a big 1-week event to take place in different rural localities in the County of Constanta. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 20/03/07 > 27/03/07Helsinki - Finland
"Europe – succeeding together"

"Europe – succeeding together"

The Embassy of Germany in Helsinki is organising several public functions at the exhibition hall of Helsinki Railway station. The events are part of Germany’s EU Council Presidency contribution to European integration. ››  More

ConferenceConference 20/03/07Prague - Czech Republic
50 years after the Treaty of Rome: Achievements and Challenges for the European Union

50 years after the Treaty of Rome: Achievements and Challenges for the European Union

Under the auspices of the President of the Czech Senate, Mr Přemysl Sobotka, representatives of the Czech and French Government, Members of the European Parliament and former Czech President Mr Vaclav Havel will debate the prospects for EU integration.  ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 20/03/07Vietnam
Comic strip history to mark EU birthday

Comic strip history to mark EU birthday

Belgian and French comic strips reveal a long tradition of graphic and narrative art. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 20/03/07 > 20/04/07Vilnius - Lithuania
Exhibition "Hi! Europe Calls!"

Exhibition "Hi! Europe Calls!"

Why do we still need the EU in the 21st century? The exhibition organised by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Lithuania aims to answer this question. ››  More

ConferenceConference 20/03/07Vilnius - Lithuania
Parliamentary Plenary Debate on the Future of the EU

Parliamentary Plenary Debate on the Future of the EU

Achievements of Lithuania in the context of EU integration will be discussed during the parliamentary plenary session on 20 March. ››  More

ConferenceConference 20/03/07Ljubljana - Slovenia
The Europe of today and tomorrow

The Europe of today and tomorrow

Former President of the European Commission, Jacques Santer, will address main present and future challenges faced by the EU and their relevance to the imminent Slovenian Presidency. ››  More

ConferenceConference 21/03/07Belfast - United Kingdom
'European Integration and the Treaty of Rome'

'European Integration and the Treaty of Rome'

This Faculty lecture will look at the way in which Europe was reconstructed after the Second World War and will give some insight into how the policies implicit to the Treaty of Rome reflected the successes of economic redevelopment after the devastation of war. ››  More

TheatreTheatre 21/03/07 > 25/03/07Sofia - Bulgaria
Bulgarian Art in Europe

Bulgarian Art in Europe

Two theatre performances by German theatre companies staged under the direction of the Bulgarian artist Dimiter Gotchev. ››  More

ConferenceConference 21/03/07Rome - Italy
Equal opportunities for all in education and employment

Equal opportunities for all in education and employment

2007 has been designated as 'European Year of Equal Opportunities for All' as part of an effort to promote equality and non-discrimination in the EU. This conference will mark the EU 50th anniversary and raise public awareness of the importance of equality in education and employment. ››  More

ConferenceConference 21/03/07 > 23/03/07Rome - Italy
European International Conference

European International Conference

Moving from a historical revisiting of the signing of the treaty of Rome, the conference will focus on the values and the messages conveyed by the key actors of the time. ››  More

ConferenceConference 21/03/07Warsaw - Poland
The Identity of the Old Continent and the Future of the European Project

The Identity of the Old Continent and the Future of the European Project

„To create Europe is first to serve an idea” - are these words of P.H. Spaak still valid today? The participants in the conference will reflect on the origin and the future of the European Union. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 21/03/07London - United Kingdom
The Third Language: Poetry of Europe 1957 - 2007

The Third Language: Poetry of Europe 1957 - 2007

Nothing captures the political and personal changes in Europe since 1957 as well as its poetry. ››  More

OtherOther 21/03/07Cardiff - Wales, United Kingdom
“50 Not Out” – Speech and Reception

“50 Not Out” – Speech and Reception

The Welsh Assembly Government and the Welsh Centre for International Affairs have arranged an event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome at which the First Minister for Wales, Rhodri Morgan AM, will give a keynote address. ››  More

ConferenceConference 22/03/07Dublin - Ireland
"EU Citizens: are they an informed public?"

"EU Citizens: are they an informed public?"

Seminar that is designed, within the framework of the 50th anniversary of the signature of the Treaty of Rome in 1957, to allow students at the Dublin Institute of Technology and the general public to hear the views of a range of speakers and voice their own opinions on whether they are sufficiently informed about Europe, to air their views on today’s Europe, and to express their aspirations for the future. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 22/03/07 > 31/05/07Brussels - Belgium
50 Years of European Integration – a History

50 Years of European Integration – a History

The European Council will host an original multimedia exhibition entitled ‘50 Years of European Integration – a History’. European values, common policies, resources and environmental protection, and the role of the EU in the world will be the core issues of the event. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 22/03/07Brno - Czech Republic
50 years together!

50 years together!

Young people, students and anyone else wanting to find out more about the EU and its history are invited to attend the ‘50 years together!’ open day. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 22/03/07 > 24/03/07Iraklio - Greece
Celebrations for the 50th Anniversary of the EU

Celebrations for the 50th Anniversary of the EU

As part of celebrations marking the achievement of 50 years of European Integration, the “Club of ENISA Friends” is organising a series of events over three days. ››  More

ConferenceConference 22/03/07Vienna - Austria
EUROPA – QUO VADIS?

EUROPA – QUO VADIS?

Event involving all four social partners together with the Austrian National Bank, supported by the Information Office of the European Parliament in Austria and the Austrian Society for European Politics. ››  More

ConferenceConference 22/03/07Thailand
European Union - growing political engagement with Asia

European Union - growing political engagement with Asia

To mark the EU's 50th anniversary, this seminar sets out to stimulate discussion of Europe's role in a rapidly changing world, the EU's increasing political interaction with Asia and to what extent this political dimension should, or could, be developed, for the benefit of both regions. ››  More

OtherOther 22/03/07 > 23/03/07Rome - Italy
European regions celebrate EU birthday!

European regions celebrate EU birthday!

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, the Committee of the Regions will hold its 69th plenary session in Rome on March 22-23. ››  More

Videos and photos
Cultural eventCultural event 22/03/07 > 18/04/07Roma, Torino, Lecce - Italy
Europèdia

Europèdia

Europèdia is an interactive multimedia initiative elaborated in order to experience the idea of Europe  through the languages of the new media. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 22/03/07Ljubljana - Slovenia
House of the European Union opens its doors

House of the European Union opens its doors

Opening, cultural programme and open doors of a new joint information point and conference room that will be available to the citizens. ››  More

ConferenceConference 22/03/07 > 23/03/07Florence and Rome - Italy
International parliamentary celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Rome Treaties

International parliamentary celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Rome Treaties

The President of the Senate, Mr Franco Marini, and the President of the Chamber of Deputies, Mr Fausto Bertinotti, have invited their counterparts - the Presidents of the Parliaments of the EU countries, of the European Parliament and of the Parliaments of the candidate countries - to take part in a series of events to be held in Florence and Rome on 22nd and 23rd March 2007, respectively. ››  More

ConferenceConference 22/03/07Mexico
Mexico – celebrates with academic excellence

Mexico – celebrates with academic excellence

The EU's 50th will be feted by a series of seminars on European integration at different academic venues in Mexico City and Xalapa (Veracruz). ››  More

MusicMusic 22/03/07Nicaragua
Nicaragua - Beethoven’s Ninth in Managua

Nicaragua - Beethoven’s Ninth in Managua

This great European symphony will be performed in March by South American musicians in one of Nicaragua's most famous concert halls to celebrate the EU jubilee. ››  More

OtherOther 22/03/07The Hague - Netherlands
Official celebration of 50 Years of the Treaties

Official celebration of 50 Years of the Treaties

The Dutch government will organise an official celebration marking 50 Years of the Treaties on 22 March 2007 in the Ridderzaal (Hall of Knights) in The Hague. The event will be attended by Her Majesty the Queen and 600 guests, with young people also being represented. ››  More

OtherOther 22/03/07 > 23/03/07Sátão - Portugal
Portuguese school publishes the book “Sabores da União”

Portuguese school publishes the book “Sabores da União”

Within the context of the opening of the school's library (Escola Secundária Frei Rosa Viterbo, from Sátão), there will be a presentation of the book “Sabores da União”. ››  More

OtherOther 22/03/07 > 25/03/07Strasbourg - France
Strasbourg, a European City, celebrates the50th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome.

Strasbourg, a European City, celebrates the50th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome.

Strasbourg is organising events and entertainment as part of the celebrations for the 50th Anniversary of the signing of theTreaty of Rome. The initiative includes concerts, an exhibition on EU history and a quiz. ››  More

ConferenceConference 22/03/07London - England
The EU fifty years on

The EU fifty years on

A national conference to celebrate 50 years since the signing of the Treaty of Rome. ››  More

ConferenceConference 22/03/07 > 24/03/07Rome - Italy
The European experience: 50 years of European Construction

The European experience: 50 years of European Construction

The building up of a European public space, the social Europe, the enlargement of EU borders and the role of Europe on the international stage are some of the main topics that will be discussed at the conference “The European experience: 50 years of European Construction”. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 22/03/07 > 27/03/07Torino (TO), Settimo Torinese (TO) - Italy
The Phoenix, Freedom and Liberations: International Campus

The Phoenix, Freedom and Liberations: International Campus

Young people from 17 European countries are currently attending a collective educational course to build together their ideal of Europe. 400 young people will meet in Turin at the end of March for “The Campus” project, spend one week together and attend workshops and discussion groups. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 22/03/07 > 26/12/07Warsaw - Poland
The Treaties of Rome as a Link in the Integration of Europe

The Treaties of Rome as a Link in the Integration of Europe

An exhibition of 39 posters which won prizes and awards in the national competition commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Treaties of Rome. ››  More

ConferenceConference 22/03/07Rome - Italy
The collaboration between cities and territories reinforces the European project

The collaboration between cities and territories reinforces the European project

Conference on the role of the municipalities in the process of European integration since the Treaty of Rome. ››  More

ConferenceConference 22/03/07Pécs - Hungary
Together in EUrope – past, present and future

Together in EUrope – past, present and future

“Together in EUrope – past, present and future” - conference marking the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 23/03/07Madrid - Spain
"Giant Puzzle Europe" at the Plaza de Oriente

"Giant Puzzle Europe" at the Plaza de Oriente

Four orchestras of four schools of Madrid will play a concert while other students build a giant puzzle of 27 pieces (27 Member States) and place the 27 national flags.  ››  More

ConferenceConference 23/03/07 > 24/03/07Rome - Italy
50 years of Europe: Europe at year zero?

50 years of Europe: Europe at year zero?

During three round tables, prominent Italian and European representatives will highlight the successes of 50 years of integration and discuss the main European topics with a particular focus on the future prospects and challenges. ››  More

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ConferenceConference 23/03/07Bratislava - Slovakia
50 years of Rome Treaties

50 years of Rome Treaties

The Representation of the European Commission in Slovakia and the University of Economics in Bratislava organises a conference celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Rome Treaty. Slovakian President Ivan Gašparovič and education, training, culture and youth commissioner Ján Figel’ will attend the event. ››  More

OtherOther 23/03/07Bucharest - Romania
A Tree for Europe

A Tree for Europe

On 23 March 2007 in Bucharest and in each county residence, a tree will be planted, symbolically, in a town park in the presence of the respective mayor and prefect. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 23/03/07Schools in Gozo - Malta
Activities for Schoolchildren

Activities for Schoolchildren

Activities for Schoolchildren in Gozo including debates, competitions and re-enactments by school children of different ages. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 23/03/07Bucharest - Romania
Award ceremony for the “European Reporter” contest 2006

Award ceremony for the “European Reporter” contest 2006

Winners of the 5th annual “European Reporter” contest for 2006 will be awarded on March 23 in Bucharest, Romania. ››  More

OtherOther 23/03/07Dublin - Ireland
BBC Radio 4 - Any Questions

BBC Radio 4 - Any Questions

On Friday 23 March, Jonathan Dimbleby will host the longest running political discussion show on radio - Any Questions. The broadcast, which will be from the National Gallery in Dublin, will feature a panel of international personalities. The show will be broadcast live from 8 - 9 pm. ››  More

OtherOther 23/03/07Lebanon
Can Europe's experience of peace help a Lebanon in crisis?

Can Europe's experience of peace help a Lebanon in crisis?

The first "political café" at Beirut's Time Out bar on 23 March had some sixty people debating Lebanon's political future over a drink. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 23/03/07 > 25/03/07Nadur Gozo - Malta
Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome in Gozo

Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome in Gozo

Informative event on the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome. Photo & art exhibition. Special entertainment programme, traditional music and special guests. Local produce market. ››  More

ConferenceConference 23/03/07Tartu - Estonia
Conference on the philosophical origins of European Union

Conference on the philosophical origins of European Union

Conference to discuss the origins and future of the European Union will be organised in Tartu on 23 March 2007. The conference will celebrate the anniversary of Treaty of Rome. ››  More

OtherOther 23/03/07Country-wide - Denmark
EU - what now? - From Rome to Rome

EU - what now? - From Rome to Rome

High school students are invited to participate in a competition on the theme EU - what now? - From Rome to Rome, … ››  More

OtherOther 23/03/07Stockholm - Sweden
EU 50 Years

EU 50 Years

This half-day seminar will focus on the future of Europe and also reflect EU co-operation from an historical point of view. ››  More

ConferenceConference 23/03/07Galway - Ireland
Europe at Fifty: A Mid-life Crisis?

Europe at Fifty: A Mid-life Crisis?

A conference with the participation of Professor Neil Walker of the European University Institute, Florence and Response Dr. Niamh NicShuibhne, Reader in Law at the University of Edinburgh. ››  More

OtherOther 23/03/07Barcelona - Spain
Europe lights up a symbol of avant-garde architecture in Barcelona

Europe lights up a symbol of avant-garde architecture in Barcelona

The Agbar Tower will be lit up with the colours of the European flag on the night of 23 March from 8pm. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 23/03/07Bucharest - Romania
European School

European School

50 classes from schools throughout the country will receive the name of one of the “founding fathers” of the European Union. Plaques with the new names will be mounted ceremoniously in the presence of the local authorities and media representatives. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 23/03/07 > 05/04/07Togo
Events in Togo marking 50 years of the EU

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. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 23/03/07Nadur - Malta
FLIMKIEN - 50th Anniversary Celebrations in Nadur - Gozo

FLIMKIEN - 50th Anniversary Celebrations in Nadur - Gozo

Various educational, social and cultural activities in different public areas of Nadur focusing on young people. ››  More

ConferenceConference 23/03/07Dublin - Ireland
Internal Market Review & EU 50 birthday celebration

Internal Market Review & EU 50 birthday celebration

Internal Market Review briefing by Commissioner Charlie McCreevy. Commissioners Mandelson and McCreevy take the opportunity beforehand to cut the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome birthday cake at the Representation. ››  More

OtherOther 23/03/07Vienna - Austria
Maiden voyage of the Europe Tram

Maiden voyage of the Europe Tram

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the EU, a tram on Viennese tramway line D will sport the logo “Together since 1957” as it runs through the streets of Vienna. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 23/03/07 > 13/05/07Rome - Italy
Masterpieces of European art

Masterpieces of European art

The exhibition will take place at the Quirinal Palace, in the prestigious Salone dei Corazzieri. It will consist of 27 masterpieces, each one coming from an EU Member State, witnessing the history of cultural progress that – since the classical age and thanks to the fundamental contribution of each country – has contributed to the development of European civilisation. ››  More

ConferenceConference 23/03/07Vienna - Austria
Monnet’s Method and Europe’s future

Monnet’s Method and Europe’s future

On the 50th anniversary of the European Union, the Europe Institute of the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration and the ECSA Austria, are organising a panel discussion on the question of whether the “Monnet Method” of integration is still up to date. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 23/03/07 > 24/03/07Luxembourg - Luxembourg
Official opening of the European Information Centre in Luxembourg

Official opening of the European Information Centre in Luxembourg

On 24 March, the Information Centre will be opened to the public from 9 am to 4 pm for an "open door event" featuring animations, an exhibition and music. ››  More

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OtherOther 23/03/07Dublin - Ireland
Public event to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome

Public event to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome

The former Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland, Dr. Garret Fitzgerald, will give a talk entitled 'Ireland and Europe' on Friday 23 March  2007 from 1-2pm in the Emmet Theatre, Arts Building, Dublin. The talk will be followed by a Question & Answer session. ››  More

ConferenceConference 23/03/07 > 24/03/07London - United Kingdom
Reflections on European Integration

Reflections on European Integration

The conference, co-funded by the European Commission, will provide an occasion to reflect on the evolution of European integration since the Treaty of Rome was signed and the dynamics that have underpinned this evolution.  ››  More

ConferenceConference 23/03/07Romania
Special chat session

Special chat session

The members of the ‘European Information Multipliers Network’ will discuss the communication initiatives launched to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome in a chat session organised on 23 March. ››  More

ConferenceConference 23/03/07Nitra - Slovakia
Students' conference

Students' conference

Students from various Slovak universities will meet on 23 March to discuss EU achievements and the evolution of the EU treaties. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 23/03/07 > 31/03/07Örebro - Sweden
Thoughts about Europe

Thoughts about Europe

An exhibition on thoughts about Europe created by Intermediate level-students. The students have illustrated their thoughts on Europe by drawing, painting, writing, photographing or using other creative expressions. ››  More

ConferenceConference 23/03/07Murcia - Spain
“Europe: yesterday and today, 50 anniversary of the Treaty of Rome”

“Europe: yesterday and today, 50 anniversary of the Treaty of Rome”

Debate organised by the Murcia Europe Direct among young people. ››  More

ConferenceConference 23/03/07Suceava/Suceava - Romania
“European construction over the last 50 years”

“European construction over the last 50 years”

The Prefect’s Institution of Suceava, Romania, is organising a conference for 23 March on the theme of European construction and its history of peace and integration. ››  More

ConferenceConference 23/03/07Constanta – Prefecture of Constanta County - Romania
“Growing together, European generations – face to face”

“Growing together, European generations – face to face”

Different generations of Europeans will meet at the event organised by the Prefecture of the Region of Constanta, Romania on 23 March. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 24/03/07 > 26/03/07Budapest - Hungary
Anniversary raypainting

Anniversary raypainting

Raypainting (illuminating) the House of the European Union during evenings from 24 to 26 March. ››  More

OtherOther 24/03/07 > 25/03/07Berlin - Germany
Berlin to host informal EU summit

Berlin to host informal EU summit

EU leaders will meet in Berlin on 24 and 25 March to celebrate the EU's 50th birthday, where it is expected to issue a political declaration setting out Europe’s values and ambitions for the future. The event will be broadcasted via internet streaming from 10:30 a.m to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday 25 March. Watch the live webcast. ››  More

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MusicMusic 24/03/07 > 24/03/07Budapest - Hungary
Birthday party to celebrate the 50th Anniversary

Birthday party to celebrate the 50th Anniversary

The event is an all-night concert for young people (14-25). The aim is to raise awareness of the Treaty of Rome within this target group. The performing acts are mainstream HU artists. The event is being complemented by an anniversary flag exhibition organised by Gödör. ››  More

MusicMusic 24/03/07Thessaloniki - Greece
Celebratory concert

Celebratory concert

Concert to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome. ››  More

MusicMusic 24/03/07Malta
Celebrity Concert

Celebrity Concert

University Hall – Celebrity Concert by the ‘Sliema Symphony Band’ under the patronage of H.E. The President. ››  More

MusicMusic 24/03/07Uruguay
Classical Concert - "A Night in Europe"

Classical Concert - "A Night in Europe"

On Saturday 24th March (the eve of the 50th anniversary itself), the EU mission (delegation) to Uruguay and the German embassy organised a concert entitled Una Noche en Europa (A Night in Europe) at Montevideo's recently renovated Solís theatre, with extensive publicity in the local media and by the theatre itself. ››  More

MusicMusic 24/03/07Brussels - Belgium
Classical Concert at BOZAR

Classical Concert at BOZAR

The Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Rome Treaty to the notes of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony. ››  More

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OtherOther 24/03/07Valletta - Malta
Cutting of Europe’s Birthday Cake

Cutting of Europe’s Birthday Cake

Cutting of Europe’s Birthday Cake at City Gate Square, with an accompanying background light and fireworks display. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 24/03/07Naples - Italy
Desiring Europe

Desiring Europe

The event is designed for young citizens living in Campania and also to those travelling in the region. Its aim is to spread a sense of belonging and participation as regards constructing the EU’s future. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 24/03/07Hengelo - The Nederlands
Europa activities 'Huis voor Europa'

Europa activities 'Huis voor Europa'

On the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome, the Europe House in Hengelo is organising a range of Europe-related activities in Hengelo City Hall on March 24th. ››  More

OtherOther 24/03/07 > 25/03/07York - United Kingdom
European Citizens’ Consultations

European Citizens’ Consultations

A week-end of discussions and deliberation to engage citizens directly in charting out the next steps for the European Union, remembering the past 50 years and looking forward to face the challenges ahead. ››  More

ConferenceConference 24/03/07 > 25/03/07Mellieha - Malta
European Citizens’ Consultations

European Citizens’ Consultations

Make sure people’s voice reach governments and policy-makers! 40 Maltese citizens will be taking part in the biggest ever pan-European consultation-debate over the future of the European Union. ››  More

ConferenceConference 24/03/07Lisbon - Portugal
European Convention of CDS-PP

European Convention of CDS-PP

A conference-debate to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome and to promote debate on Portugal and on European integration. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 24/03/07 > 25/03/07Berlin - Germany
European Night of clubs and museums

European Night of clubs and museums

It will be a hot night in Berlin, even though it won’t even be Easter yet: In the night before the 50th Anniversary of the Signing of the Rome Treaty, 24/25 March, inner city museums and 27 clubs (hosting 27 bands from all Member States) will stay open all night, and a shuttle bus will carry the visitors from one stop to the next. ››  More

ConferenceConference 24/03/07Brussels - Belgium
European Symposium at the Royal Palace

European Symposium at the Royal Palace

Belgium’s King Albert II, Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs Karel De Gucht, President of the European Parliament Hans-Gert Pöttering and many other prominent guests will take part in an important symposium to be held at the Royal Palace in Brussels. ››  More

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Cultural eventCultural event 24/03/07Marseille - France
European places in Marseille

European places in Marseille

Take a guided tour and discover some of the places representing the relationship between Marseille and Europe. ››  More

OtherOther 24/03/07 > 25/03/07Neuhofen/Ybbs - Austria
Exhibition opening ceremony

Exhibition opening ceremony

Opening ceremony for the “Discover Austria” permanent exhibition and the “The 10th federal state – The world of the Austrian living abroad” special exhibition. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 24/03/07Mensa of the JRC, Ispra - Italy
Gala dinner celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Treaties of Rome

Gala dinner celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Treaties of Rome

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, a spectacular gala dinner will be held at the Joint Research Centre in Ispra, organised by the German Semester 2007 Committee, in collaboration with the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 24/03/07 > 25/03/07Rome - Italy
Italian £ira, €uropean coin

Italian £ira, €uropean coin

For the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, an exhibition named “£ira Italiana, moneta €uropea”, will be held in the rooms of the Museo Numismatico della Zecca, located inside the Ministry of Economy and Finance. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 24/03/07Rome - Italy
Open day at Farnesina

Open day at Farnesina

At the bi-monthly opening of the Farnesina Palace, visitors will have the opportunity to visit, in addition to the permanent modern art collection, a special exhibition on the Italian contribution to the European integration process and a temporary exhibition on contemporary musical instruments. ››  More

OtherOther 24/03/07Valletta - Malta
Planting of Trees

Planting of Trees

Inauguration of EU Peace Grove at Hastings Garden where 27 trees representing the EU 27 Member States will be planted and officially inaugurated by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and EU Ambassadors or Representatives ››  More

SportSport 24/03/07 > 13/05/07Prague - Czech Republic
Prague International Marathon celebrates 50 years of European integration

Prague International Marathon celebrates 50 years of European integration

Under the patronage of the European Commission, the Prague International Marathon celebrates the 50th anniversary of the signature of the Treaty of Rome. ››  More

MusicMusic 24/03/07Athens - Greece
Songs for Europe

Songs for Europe

In the context of celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, the “European Union Club of Athens” is organising a jazz & pop concert with the choir “Young Voices Brandenburg”. A reception on behalf of the Representation of the European Commission in Greece will follow the concert. ››  More

MusicMusic 24/03/07Brussels - Belgium
Stars of Europe, live from Brussels

Stars of Europe, live from Brussels

Stars from all over Europe will gather on 24 March to celebrate Europe. Zucchero, Axelle Red, Maurane, Simply Red, Scala, Carla Bruni, The Scorpions, Hooverphonic, Helmut Lotti, Ozark Henry, Kate Ryan, Kim Wilde, Miguel Angel Munoz, Gypsy King, Nadiya, Lou Bega, Nana Mouskouri and many other European artists will take part in this memorable pop music concert. ››  More

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Cultural eventCultural event 24/03/07Rome - Italy
The Equinox of knowledge: the White Night of Europe

The Equinox of knowledge: the White Night of Europe

The 24th of March the Universities of Rome will open their doors to the public during the night for seminars and cultural activities around the thematic of “Europe”. In the afternoon at the “Stadio dei Marmi” will take place a sportive kermesse with competitions and performances of University European athletes. ››  More

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Young peopleYoung people 24/03/07 > 25/03/07Rome - Italy
Youth Summit: Your Europe, Your Future

Youth Summit: Your Europe, Your Future

Young people from all EU countries will meet in Rome to discuss key issues for the future of Europe, such as globalisation, environment protection, the European social and economic model and so on. The Youth Summit will be held in parallel to the meeting of Heads of State and Government in Berlin. ››  More

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OtherOther 24/03/07France
“How we hated each other”

“How we hated each other”

The great story of the Franco-German reconciliation, along with, at the footnotes of History, the love story of a Franco-German young couple who meet again in the 50’s, after having lost sight of each other at the end of the war. ››  More

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ConferenceConference 25/03/07Milan - Italy
25 March 1957 - 25 March 2007

25 March 1957 - 25 March 2007

On Sunday 25 March, Vimercate’s local administration celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome signing, which gave birth to a united Europe in 1957. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 25/03/07Russia
250 000 Russians learn more about the EU

250 000 Russians learn more about the EU

On the eve of the EU's 50th birthday, 250 000 readers of the Russian daily Izvestia will be offered a tour of the EU in an 8-page colour supplement, carrying articles and interviews on all aspects of the EU, including its history and current social, political and economic situation. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 25/03/07Valletta - Malta
50 years of Europe

50 years of Europe

Exhibitions on the history and founders of the EU, commemorating 50 years of Europe. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 25/03/07 > 20/12/07European Parliament, Brussels - Belgium
50 years of the European Parliament

50 years of the European Parliament

The windows of the European Parliament will provide the backdrop for an exhibition relating the story of its first 50 years. Visitors will be able to admire photos, videos and images recalling the years from the creation of the common Assembly through to today’s latest events. ››  More

ConferenceConference 25/03/07Radauti, City of Suceava County - Romania
50 years on from the Rome Treaty signing

50 years on from the Rome Treaty signing

A special event for young people will take place on 25 March in the city of Radauti, Romania. The event commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome and will take place in the events hall of the Radauti Council. ››  More

DanceDance 25/03/07Craiova, Regina Maria Special School - Romania
A European city for everyone

A European city for everyone

The city of Craiova will host the cultural and dance event “A European city for everyone” on March 25. The event will be dedicated to disabled children. ››  More

OtherOther 25/03/07Craiova City Hall - Romania
A European city for everyone - Together since 1957

A European city for everyone - Together since 1957

The City Hall of Craiova will organise a radio show event called “A European city for everyone - Together since 1957”. The occasion will be celebrated with the publishing of a special edition of Craiova’s City Hall newspaper dedicated to the 50th anniversary. ››  More

OtherOther 25/03/07The Hague - The Netherlands
A church service to celebrate the Treaty of Rome’s anniversary

A church service to celebrate the Treaty of Rome’s anniversary

The Dutch Church Council (Raad van Kerken in Nederland), together with the inter-denominational body the CIO (Interkerkelijk Contact in Overheidszaken) and the Association for Church and Peace, will organise a service on 25 March with the aim of reflecting on the Treaty of Rome which was signed on the same day 50 years before. ››  More

MusicMusic 25/03/07Kirchberg - Luxembourg
Anniversary Concert

Anniversary Concert

Within the framework of the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, a commemorative concert will take place at the Luxembourg Philharmonie. A thousand free tickets will be issued to people born on 25 March in either 1957 or any subsequent year. The birthday celebrants may each invite along a guest of their choice. ››  More

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CinemaCinema 25/03/07Brazil
Brazil - 50 years of European cinema

Brazil - 50 years of European cinema

European film festival in Brasilia: a week-long extravaganza of film to celebrate European diversity and give Brazilians a close-up of cinematography the European way. ››  More

FestivalFestival 25/03/07Berlin - Germany
Bürgerfest

Bürgerfest

While the special meeting of the European Council will cater for the needs of the dignitaries, the general public will be invited to a take part in a huge "Citizens party" running from the Brandenburg Gate to the Großer Stern monument. ››  More

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OtherOther 25/03/07Dublin - Ireland
Cathedral Treaty of Rome celebration

Cathedral Treaty of Rome celebration

A “Treaty of Rome” ecumenical service of commemoration will be held at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Saint Patrick's Close, at 3.15 p.m. An EU flag will be placed and flown permanently in the Cathedral. All welcome! ››  More

OtherOther 25/03/07Cluj-Napoca - Romania
Celebrating Europe in Cluj

Celebrating Europe in Cluj

The Romanian city of Cluj-Napoca will host the campaign “Celebrating Europe in Cluj” on 25 March. Citizens will have the opportunity to obtain information on the European Union at the information stands to be located on the streets of Cluj. ››  More

OtherOther 25/03/07Madrid - Spain
Celebrating the 50th anniversary

Celebrating the 50th anniversary

The Representation premises will be opened to everybody who wants to follow the events taking place in Rome and Berlin. ››  More

MusicMusic 25/03/07Vienna - Austria
Concert of “Wiener Tschuschenkapelle”

Concert of “Wiener Tschuschenkapelle”

The well-known “Wiener Tschuschenkapelle” will perform from 2 to 4 p.m. in front of the Foreign Ministry. Simultaneously, an Open Day will take place in the Foreign Ministry and in the Federal Chancellery. ››  More

CinemaCinema 25/03/07 > 31/03/07Estonia
Contest of pocket films

Contest of pocket films

A contest of short films shot with cameras or mobile phones will be launched starting from February. The theme of the pocket films must be related to the European Union. ››  More

MusicMusic 25/03/07Dublin
EU Baroque Orchestra on Lyric FM

EU Baroque Orchestra on Lyric FM

A recital of the European Union Baroque Orchestra to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 25/03/07Palais Lobkowicz, German Embassy Prague - Czech Republic
Erasmus students celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome

Erasmus students celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome

Participants attending the annual meeting of the Erasmus student network, academics, cultural figures and political representatives will be celebrating together the anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome. ››  More

OtherOther 25/03/07 > 31/07/0750 cities all over Germany - Germany
Europe is 50-50 cities join in

Europe is 50-50 cities join in

Europe celebrates its 50th Anniversary – 50 cities join the party ››  More

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CinemaCinema 25/03/07 > 31/07/07Cities all over Germany - Germany
Europe's values

Europe's values

Short film on European values to be shown at events and in cinemas. ››  More

MusicMusic 25/03/07 > 31/07/07Cities all over Germany - Germany
European bands play

European bands play

European bands will participate in events on the 50 cities tour. ››  More

CinemaCinema 25/03/07 > 31/07/075 cities in Lower Saxony Germany
European movies in schools

European movies in schools

European movies will be brought to schools to incite discussion on Europe. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 25/03/07Strasbourg - France
Euroscola

Euroscola

Each year the “Euroscola” programme attracts visiting groups of secondary school students from throughout the EU member countries to the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The aim of Euroscola is to provide young Europeans with an insight into the work and role of the European Parliament. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 25/03/07 > 20/04/07Paris - France
Exhibition Euro Culture

Exhibition Euro Culture

An exhibition labelled « 50th Anniversary » on the Euro will be shown at the Representation. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 25/03/07Nadur - Malta
FLIMKIEN - 50th Anniversary Celebrations in Nadur - Gozo

FLIMKIEN - 50th Anniversary Celebrations in Nadur - Gozo

Various social and cultural family activities in different public areas of Nadur. ››  More

OtherOther 25/03/07Lisbon - Portugal
Fireworks

Fireworks

Fireworks near Belém Tower by the River Tagus ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 25/03/07 > 01/05/07Ceske Budejovice - Czech Republic
In Brussels like at home

In Brussels like at home

About 50 colour photos show the most interesting monuments in Brussels but also the daily life and the work at European institutions. ››  More

MusicMusic 25/03/07Brussels - Belgium
Jazz in Europe now

Jazz in Europe now

Throughout the day commemorating 50 years of the Treaty of Rome, the best jazzmen from 27 European countries, in small or large line-ups, will take over several locations in the city centre, to enchant you with their blue notes. A festive, musical presentation of the talents of today’s jazz scene. ››  More

MusicMusic 25/03/07Vienna - Austria
Jugend rockt für Europa – Soundprojekt der Wiener Berufsschule

Jugend rockt für Europa – Soundprojekt der Wiener Berufsschule

Young bands will play from 11 to 13 hrs at the Minoritenplatz in front of the Foreign Ministry. Simultaneously, an Open Day will take place in the Foreign Ministry and in the Federal Chancellery. ››  More

OtherOther 25/03/07Paris - France
Let’s join together and celebrate Europe’s 50th anniversary

Let’s join together and celebrate Europe’s 50th anniversary

On the occasion of Europe’s 50th anniversary, Paris City Council is organising a European roller skate trip through the capital. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 25/03/07Rome - Italy
Let’s play Europe

Let’s play Europe

Special information day on Europe for primary school pupils at the “Children’s Museum of Rome”. ››  More

OtherOther 25/03/07 > 25/05/07Assorted locations - Hungary
Let’s talk about Europe “TOGETHER”

Let’s talk about Europe “TOGETHER”

A series of special events, organised by EU-related NGOs through a call for proposals launched by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will focus on the exchange of views on the main issues affecting the local community and on a discussion of the future of their own region. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 25/03/07 > 31/12/07Assorted public libraries - Hungary
Mobile documentary exhibition on the EU

Mobile documentary exhibition on the EU

A mobile exhibitionis being organised and presented by the Network of EU Libraries in order to draw visitors’ attention to -- and provide a range of information about -- Europe. ››  More

OtherOther 25/03/07Valletta - Malta
Multi-denominational Thanksgiving Mass for 50 years of peace

Multi-denominational Thanksgiving Mass for 50 years of peace

A multi-denominational thanksgiving event at St. John’s Co-Cathedral will be presided over by H.E. The President of Malta. ››  More

MusicMusic 25/03/07Several cities and villages of Portugal
Music bands festival

Music bands festival

More than 220 popular local groups of music ("bandas") will play, at the same time, the same day (25th of March at 4 pm) the Europe Anthem in different parts of Portugal, followed by a public concert, with a program of their choice. ››  More

Videos and photos
ExhibitionExhibition 25/03/07 > 26/03/07Europe House - Denmark
Nomadic exhibition

Nomadic exhibition

Nomadic exhibition highlighting ten or fifteen historic and epoch-making events in the period 1957 – 2007 as presented by the major Danish dailies. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 25/03/07France
On the track of the Treaty of Rome

On the track of the Treaty of Rome

Young reporters grab your cameras! France 24 in cooperation with the French Ministers for Education and European Affairs is launching a journalism competition for students aged 14 to 26.  ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 25/03/07Nicosia - Cyprus
Open Day

Open Day

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, an Open Day is being organised at the new premises of the Representation. Visitors will have the opportunity to view historic documents such as photographs, posters and newspaper cuttings on the Treaty of Rome 1957, and to collect information material, gadgets and posters. ››  More

OtherOther 25/03/07Paris - France
Open Day at Representation

Open Day at Representation

Open Day at the European Commission Representation in France and the European Parliament office in Paris for the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 25/03/07Vienna - Austria
Open Day in the Federal Chancellery

Open Day in the Federal Chancellery

On the occasion of the European anniversary, the Federal Chancellery will open its doors to the public. The exhibition “Treaties for a common Europe” will show historic documents. ››  More

OtherOther 25/03/07Vienna - Austria
Open Day in the Foreign Ministry

Open Day in the Foreign Ministry

In the new premises of the Foreign Ministry, its historic chambers and two exhibitions can be visited: The exhibition ”A path through Europe” traces 50 years of European cooperation and addresses perspectives of common challenges lying ahead. In an interactive question & answer module visitors can express their opinions on the most important European issues and check their knowledge of the European Union. ››  More

OtherOther 25/03/07Vienna - Austria
Open Day – “Rally through EU Embassies”

Open Day – “Rally through EU Embassies”

Interested Viennese residents are invited to visit the embassies of the EU member states and the Representation of the European Commission and Information Office of the European Parliament during this “open day”. ››  More

OtherOther 25/03/07Berlin - Germany
Open day at the Representation of the European Commission in Germany

Open day at the Representation of the European Commission in Germany

On 25 March in Berlin, the European House at Unter den Linden 78 is opening its doors to the public. Citizens can visit the house on guided tours and have a look at the Commissioner's room and other facilities. There will also be a programme for children, games and the opportunity for discussion and dialogue. ››  More

MusicMusic 25/03/07Lisbon - Portugal
Open-air concert

Open-air concert

Concert with Fado singer Katia Guerreiro and  the Lisbon Metropolitan Orchestra ››  More

OtherOther 25/03/07 > 31/03/08Bremerhaven - Germany
PLANKTON*NET celebrates 50 years of the Treaty of Rome

PLANKTON*NET celebrates 50 years of the Treaty of Rome

For this event, PLANKTON*NET members and contributors have established a special online collection of information on 50 plankton species. Each species was described in one of the past 50 years. Where possible, species described by European scientists were chosen to highlight the range of scientific and specifically taxonomic expertise in Europe. ››  More

OtherOther 25/03/07Across Ireland
Prayer for Europe

Prayer for Europe

To mark the 50th anniversary of signing of the Treaty of Rome, a prayer will be said in churches across Ireland on Sunday 25 March.   ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 25/03/07Dublin - Ireland
Sunday “Open Day” at the Representation

Sunday “Open Day” at the Representation

Drop in for a coffee and croissant! The event will be linked up with the commemorative events taking place in Rome and Berlin via a live satellite link up. Historic Audiovisual archives landmark European addresses will be shown. ››  More

ConferenceConference 25/03/07Copenhagen - Denmark
The Europe Convention of the Danish Folk High Schools

The Europe Convention of the Danish Folk High Schools

On March 25 on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, more than 100 students from different Danish folk high schools (educational institutions unique to the Nordic countries - inspired by Danish author Nicolai Grundtvig), will compare their views and exchange their opinions about the EU. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 25/03/07Rome - Italy
The European Village

The European Village

On the occasion of the “European Heritage Open day in Rome” at Fori Imperiali, the embassies of the 27 EU Member States will operate information stands in order to make the broader public acquainted with their countries. ››  More

Videos and photos
TheatreTheatre 25/03/07Central Park, Cluj - Napoca - Romania
Together in Europe

Together in Europe

Students from six different high school classes from Cluj Napoca will compete in a contest organised in the city’s Central Park. Theatre performances and animations related to EU values will make up the competition. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 25/03/07 > 30/03/07Sofia - Bulgaria
Together since 1957

Together since 1957

Series of debates on EU topics in big Bulgarian universities moderated by prominent personalities from the EU member states and institutions, Western Balkans and candidate countreis. The debates will end up with a regional youth conference with participation from the above countries ››  More

OtherOther 25/03/07Japan
Tokyo bash celebrates EU's 50th

Tokyo bash celebrates EU's 50th

On March 25, over 1 000 guests - including the ambassadors from all 27 EU countries - attended a gala celebration at a prestigious venue in central Tokyo to mark "50 years – together with Japan". ››  More

ConferenceConference 25/03/07Paris - France
Tour of Europe – Paris Conference

Tour of Europe – Paris Conference

In the context of its Tour of Europe, the Confrontations Europe Association is organising, in Paris, a conference on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome and of the 15th anniversary of the setting up of Confrontations Europe. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 25/03/07Iasi, Timisoara - Romania
What do the Romanian Students expect from the Integration of Romania in the EU?

What do the Romanian Students expect from the Integration of Romania in the EU?

“What do the Romanian Students expect from the Integration of Romania in the EU?” is the theme of the contest taking place on 25 March. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 25/03/07Iasi, Timisoara - Romania
What do we know about Europe?

What do we know about Europe?

25 March will see children from Iasi and Timisoara placement centres participate in a contest testing their knowledge of the events linked to the Treaty of Rome. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 26/03/07 > 07/04/07Paris - France
50 years of Europe – 1957 to 2007

50 years of Europe – 1957 to 2007

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome, the European Studies Research Unit is organising a study day on 30 March 2007. This initiative is linked to another event, an exhibition of documents on Europe organised by the University Documentation Service in the University Library Hall from 26 March to 7 April 2007. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 26/03/07 > 15/04/07Pardubice - Czech Republic
A look back at Europe over 50 years

A look back at Europe over 50 years

The project, behind a series of exhibitions, is to use art as a way of expressing European unity and of developing the notion of a common European culture. ››  More

OtherOther 26/03/07Lisbon - Portugal
Commemorative 2 euro coin issue ceremony

Commemorative 2 euro coin issue ceremony

Imprensa Nacional da Casa da Moeda will host the issuing ceremony. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 26/03/07 > 09/05/07Malta
Competition: Happy Birthday to YOUrope

Competition: Happy Birthday to YOUrope

A competition by the Education Division for schoolchildren to coincide with Europe Day on 9th May. ››  More

ConferenceConference 26/03/07Härnösand - Sweden
EU – past and present

EU – past and present

A seminar focusing on EU-issues. The aim is to debate EU - matters from different perspectives. ››  More

ConferenceConference 26/03/07 > 29/03/07Hässleholm - Sweden
Europaforum in Hässleholm

Europaforum in Hässleholm

An opportunity to meet politicians, researchers and representatives from the business world in a discussion on current EU issues. ››  More

ConferenceConference 26/03/07Luxembourg - Luxembourg
Fiftieth anniversary of the Treaties of Rome

Fiftieth anniversary of the Treaties of Rome

Symposium on the influence of national law and the case-law of the Courts of the members states on the interpretation of the Community law ››  More

ConferenceConference 26/03/07Padua - Italy
Italy and European construction: 50 years since signing the Treaty of Rome

Italy and European construction: 50 years since signing the Treaty of Rome

The 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome gives political scientists, economists, jurists, sociologists and historians the opportunity to consider the role of Italy in European construction, as well as how the integration process has affected and still affects different key aspects of national life. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 26/03/07 > 27/04/07Slovakia
Knowledge competition for secondary schools

Knowledge competition for secondary schools

With the aim of improving young people’s knowledge of EU-related issues, the Slovak Government, in collaboration with the Representation of the European Commission in Slovakia and Europe Direct Relays, is organising a challenging competition. ››  More

OtherOther 26/03/07Rome - Italy
Meeting with the astronauts

Meeting with the astronauts

The event will take place at the Auditorium of the University La Sapienza in Rome. 15 European astronauts will debate with researchers and students on EU space research. The debate will be open to the general public. ››  More

OtherOther 26/03/07 > 31/05/07Lisbon - Portugal
National Competition on European affairs

National Competition on European affairs

Essay on the European integration process. ››  More

ConferenceConference 26/03/07Chile
Remembering Europe

Remembering Europe

To celebrate the EU's 50th birthday in Chile, a conference will be held on March 26 in Santiago's Catholic University on the importance of memory in the context of European integration. ››  More

OtherOther 26/03/07Several major cities in Denmark - Denmark
Romkugler til folket

Romkugler til folket

Public distribution of small, sweet chocolate cake buns, well-known in Denmark by the name “romkugler” – which translates to “Rome”-“buns”. ››  More

ConferenceConference 26/03/07South Korea
South Korea - Celebrations in South Korea to Mark the 50th Anniversary of the Signing of the Treaties of Rome

South Korea - Celebrations in South Korea to Mark the 50th Anniversary of the Signing of the Treaties of Rome

South Korea’s interest in promoting the building of a Northeast Asian regional community has led to a great deal of interest in the European Union. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 26/03/07 > 30/06/07Schools across Europe - EU and candidate countries
Spring Day for Europe

Spring Day for Europe

Spring Day for Europe is an initiative aimed at encouraging debate, discussion and reflection among primary and secondary school pupils on the principles, achievements and future of the EU. This year will be "Together since 1957: Schools celebrating Europe". ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 26/03/07 > 16/05/07Slovenia
Spring day in Europe

Spring day in Europe

133 Slovenian primary and secondary school students will create artistic works on different topics related to the 50th anniversary of the EU. The art works will come under different categories and will involve the use of various artistic techniques. ››  More

OtherOther 26/03/07Bratislava - Slovakia
TOGETHER - a European Union stand in the heart of Bratislava

TOGETHER - a European Union stand in the heart of Bratislava

Hviezdoslavovo Square in the centre of Bratislava will host an open-air celebration organised by the Slovakian Representation of the European Commission. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 26/03/07Tanzania
Tanzania - Exhibition of paintings by refugees

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. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 26/03/07Linz - Austria
“50 years of the Treaty of Rome”

“50 years of the Treaty of Rome”

People will celebrate the signing of the Treaty of Rome, 50 years after the event: a review of 50 years of European collaboration and a look at challenges ahead. ››  More

ConferenceConference 27/03/07Terrassa - Spain
A Round Table to evaluate the European Project

A Round Table to evaluate the European Project

With the aim of discussing and evaluating half a century of the European Project, Terrassa Town Hall is organising a round table on the topic of the 50th Anniversary of the Rome Treaty. ››  More

MusicMusic 27/03/07Ljubljana - Slovenia
Concert dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome

Concert dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome

Concert of classical, contemporary and modern music performed by musicians from Germany, Portugal and Slovenia (Presidency trio) ››  More

MusicMusic 27/03/07Tallinn - Estonia
Concert on occasion of Treaty of Rome anniversary

Concert on occasion of Treaty of Rome anniversary

Classical music concert will be organised in Tallinn on 27 March to mark the 50th anniversary of Treaty of Rome. ››  More

ConferenceConference 27/03/07 > 15/10/07Calabria - Italy
EU law in the training of judges

EU law in the training of judges

The main goal of this event is to raise awareness among the public and the legal profession on the issues of the European integration process and enhance knowledge of EU legal instruments. ››  More

ConferenceConference 27/03/07Vienna - Austria
Europe – Dream and Reality

Europe – Dream and Reality

Panel discussion on the past and future of the EU with famous representatives of politics, economy, education, culture and art. ››  More

ConferenceConference 27/03/07St. Pölten - Austria
Europe’s identity

Europe’s identity

Symposium speeches and discussions will focus on a number of topics: “The Cultural and Religious Roots of Europe”, “Fanfare”, “The European Union – A Project for Peace”, “Europe’s Right”, and “The Myths of Europe”. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 27/03/07Bolivia
Special postage stamp marks EU's 50th birthday

Special postage stamp marks EU's 50th birthday

To mark 50 years of the EU, the Bolivian postal service is issuing a commemorative postage stamp. The official presentation of the stamp will take place on March 27 at the stamp museum in the Communications Palace, La Paz. ››  More

ConferenceConference 27/03/07 > 21/06/07Munich - Germany
Vision and Reality - the Future of Europe

Vision and Reality - the Future of Europe

Where is the EU going? What are our aspirations? Four prominent guest speakers will give their answers to these questions. ››  More

ConferenceConference 28/03/07 > 29/03/07Athens - Greece
50 years of the EU

50 years of the EU

The Hellenic Association of Industries is organising a two-day forum dedicated to the 50 years of the EU. ››  More

ConferenceConference 28/03/07Bangladesh
Ambassador to address university students about EU-Bangladesh relations

Ambassador to address university students about EU-Bangladesh relations

On 28 March 2007, Ambassador Dr Stefan Frowein will address students of East West University. ››  More

ConferenceConference 28/03/07Goodwood House, Chichester - England
Europe, the next 50 years

Europe, the next 50 years

Conference organised by the European Movement - Sussex Branch, in association with the Federal Trust, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome. ››  More

MusicMusic 28/03/07Sofia - Bulgaria
Festival concert

Festival concert

Festival concert of the “Soloists of Sofia” Chamber Orchestra – under the patronage of the European Commission, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Ivailo Kalfin, and the German Presidency. ››  More

MusicMusic 28/03/07New York
New York - 50th birthday concert in New York

New York - 50th birthday concert in New York

On 28 March 2007, the renowned Norddeutsche Rundfunk Symphony Orchestra will perform Beethoven’s third symphony (“Eroica”) at a unique gala concert in the General Assembly Hall of the United Nations. ››  More

ConferenceConference 29/03/07Vilnius - Lithuania
EU@50 Symposium

EU@50 Symposium

Historians, scientists and politicians from all over the world will take part in a scientific symposium dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the European Union. ››  More

OtherOther 29/03/07Marseille - France
European Day in the “La Timone” hospital

European Day in the “La Timone” hospital

The Representation of the Commission in Marseille will spend a day with “La Timone” hospital’s patients. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 29/03/07Vilnius - Lithuania
Newspaper Exhibition "25 March 1957 and after: the Life of Lithuania"

Newspaper Exhibition "25 March 1957 and after: the Life of Lithuania"

A newspaper exhibition retracing the life of a country. The exhibition "25 March 1957 and after: the Life of Lithuania" offers an original presentation of the main events that have affected the lives of Lithuanian citizens since the Treaty of Rome was signed. ››  More

ConferenceConference 29/03/07Hof Dordrecht - Netherlands
The European peace project

The European peace project

The “E” evening's theme will be: ‘Half a century of the European peace project. What now?’ ››  More

OtherOther 30/03/07 > 31/03/07Floriana - Malta
Eures Malta Annual Job Fair

Eures Malta Annual Job Fair

Eures Malta will be organizing its annual Job Fair on the 30th and 31st March at the Le Meridien Phoenicia Ball Room. Participants will have the opportunity to get first-hand information about jobs in their countries and about European mobility. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 30/03/07 > 31/03/07Palermo - Italy
EuroCircus

EuroCircus

The heart of Palermo will be transformed into a large stage to host the “Eurocircus” event. Many interactive exhibitions, workshops for children, the general public and theatrical performances will take place. There will also be several meetings and debates to reinforce the notion of European citizenship among citizens. ››  More

Videos and photos
ConferenceConference 30/03/07Stockholm - Sweden
Human rights – an EU success story?

Human rights – an EU success story?

What should the EU require from the new Member States with regard to the respect and protection of human rights? What effect have the EU's efforts to combat terrorism had on the protection of human rights? Does the EU need a new fundamental human rights policy? ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 30/03/07 > 31/12/07Ljubljana - Slovenia
Launch of series of youth debates on the European Union

Launch of series of youth debates on the European Union

A big ceremony will mark the launch of organised debates through students’ debate clubs. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 30/03/07Gabon
School quiz with TV final to celebrate EU's 50th birthday

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. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 30/03/07 > 01/04/07Munich - Germany
Youth Parliament to discuss EU enlargement

Youth Parliament to discuss EU enlargement

Young people, make your voices heard! The Bavarian Parliament is to be transformed into a mini European Parliament for 80 youngsters aged between 16 and 21. ››  More

SportSport 31/03/07Cuba
Extreme sports festival

Extreme sports festival

Cool guys 'n' gals touting EU T-shirts and caps with their kit for extreme sports are expected to attract more than 2000 young people to Playa Megano, some 20 km from Havana, on 31 March to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the EU in style. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 01/02/07 > 20/03/07Athens - Greece
50 years of the EU: Europe – Project Future

50 years of the EU: Europe – Project Future

Young multimedia artists at work! The Hellenic Association of Industries has organised a competition of artwork, created with the help of multimedia tools. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 01/02/07 > 30/04/07Throughout Lithuania - Lithuania
Youth debates

Youth debates

Young people will have the opportunity to join in a series of debates on EU-related issues. The events will involve students and pupils throughout Lithuania. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 02/02/07 > 26/08/07Maastricht - Netherlands
Maastricht celebrates Europe

Maastricht celebrates Europe

In 2007, Maastricht will celebrate Europe with a series of events devoted to the 50th anniversary of the Rome Treaties and the 15th anniversary of the Maastricht Treaty. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 07/02/07 > 12/03/07All EU countries
EPK+50

EPK+50

In honour of the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, Europocket TV presents it’s first ever competition open to all young talented Europeans: EPK+50. ››  More

Videos and photos
Young peopleYoung people 12/02/07 > 01/03/07Across the country - Poland
Competition: Your Europe Your Future

Competition: Your Europe Your Future

Have your say on your Europe and your future! The European Commission Representation in Polandand the Polish Youth Council are launching a competition for young people from all over the country. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 12/02/07 > 01/03/07Across the country - Poland
My Europe My Future

My Europe My Future

The European Commission Representation in Poland and the Polish Youth Council are launching a competition for young people aged 18-26. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 13/02/07 > 22/03/07Cardiff - United Kingdom
Primary School Birthday Card Competition

Primary School Birthday Card Competition

The European Commission, in conjunction with the Welsh Assembly Government and the British Council, has launched a primary school competition inviting children to design a birthday card for the 50th birthday of the EU. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 19/02/07 > 09/05/07Throughout Estonia - Estonia
Student competition "My Europe"

Student competition "My Europe"

The Estonian History Teachers’ Association in co-operation with the State Chancellery of the European Union Information Unit is organising a student competition. Students are invited to present short research papers explaining how the principles laid down in the Rome Treaty affect their lives today. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 26/02/07 > 25/03/07Various cities in the Czech Republic - Czech Republic
Your Europe, your future

Your Europe, your future

A number of debates will be held in all major Czech cities. The debates are designed to encourage young people to participate actively with a view to the Rome Youth Summit. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 27/02/07 > 30/07/07Brussels - Belgium
Europe in the Headlines?

Europe in the Headlines?

How much attention was given by the Belgian press to the signing of the Treaty of Rome 50 years ago? The Belgian Royal Library is for the first time putting its exceptional collection of Belgian newspapers dating from the end of March 1957 on display. ››  More

Videos and photos
Cultural eventCultural event 27/02/07Bratislava - Slovakia
European Union - Open Space

European Union - Open Space

Artists from the 27 countries of the EU will meet during a one-week symposium marking the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome. During the event, painters will be creating artworks inspired by the celebration. ››  More

OtherOther 01/01/07 > 31/12/07Romania
"Closer to Europe"

"Closer to Europe"

With the aim of initiating contacts with their fellow organisations in Germany and effectively exchanging good practices for activities related to the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, some Romanian multipliers will take part in a ‘fact-finding mission’ to Germany. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 01/01/07 > 31/12/07Several Cities - Finland
"Guten Tag! Hier spricht Europa" poster exhibition

"Guten Tag! Hier spricht Europa" poster exhibition

Why is the European Union still necessary in the 21st century? An itinerant exhibition marking the 50th anniversary of the Rome Treaty will try to answer this question. ››  More

ConferenceConference 01/01/07 > 31/12/07Throughout Finland
"Let's talk about Europe - Together"

"Let's talk about Europe - Together"

The local Europe Direct relays are organising a series of regional public debates on the EU. The events are aimed at the general public and are taking place in every Finnish province. ››  More

OtherOther 01/01/07 > 31/12/07Romania
A Europe of opportunities

A Europe of opportunities

Members of the European Information Multipliers Network will participate in a study-visit to the EU Institutions aimed at raising awareness among Romanian multipliers of the activities of EU Institutions. ››  More

OtherOther 01/01/07 > 31/12/07Throughout Finland
A series of public debates throughout Finland

A series of public debates throughout Finland

Europe Information of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, together with the European Commission Representation in Finland, is organising a series of public debates to mark the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome.  ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 01/01/07 > 31/12/07Throughout Finland
Art competition for schools and publication of a book of art and essays

Art competition for schools and publication of a book of art and essays

Art competition for state school pupils on the theme "Together since 1957". ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 01/01/07 > 31/12/07Riga and regions - Latvia
EU@50: a travelling exhibition

EU@50: a travelling exhibition

The Latvian EU Information Agency will organize an itinerant exhibition dedicated to the last 50 years of the European Union. The exhibition will be travelling to Riga and its regions. ››  More

SportSport 01/01/07 > 31/12/07Slovenia
Europe in the air

Europe in the air

A parachute squad will be performing sky-diving figures on all major public events around Slovenia, using parachutes with EU symbols. ››  More

Videos and photos
CinemaCinema 01/01/07 > 31/12/07Tallinn - Estonia
European Films at the European Information Centre

European Films at the European Information Centre

Throughout 2007, European films will be displayed in the European Information Centre of the Commission Representation and European Parliament Information Office in Tallinn. These film evenings will emphasise the cultural dimension of European Union. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 01/01/07 > 31/12/07Brussels - Belgium
Mini-Europe and Spirit of Europe

Mini-Europe and Spirit of Europe

With their unbeatable level of accuracy, the scale models of Mini-Europe can be contemplated on a wholly European walk. In 2007, new gems will be added. Among them a scale model of the new Berlaymont building sponsored by the Representation in Belgium of the European Commission. In the Spirit of Europe area visitors get a chance to see how much they know about Europe. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 01/01/07 > 31/03/07Riga and regions - Latvia
School competition "Esam klāt!" ("We are here!")

School competition "Esam klāt!" ("We are here!")

The city of Riga will host the final event of the regional school competition. The winners of the contest will be prized during the awarding ceremony that will conclude the event on the 23 of March. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 01/01/07 > 31/12/07Latvia
Students' creative work competition on the internet “Zenta Mauriņa un mūsdienas”

Students' creative work competition on the internet “Zenta Mauriņa un mūsdienas”

The State Youth Initiative Centre and the Education Board of World Free Latvian Society will launch a competition aiming to raise  students ‘awareness and interest’ in Latvian and European values. ››  More

ConferenceConference 01/01/07 > 31/12/07Upper secondary schools throughout Finland
Teacher's seminars

Teacher's seminars

Targeted seminars designed for teachers, head masters, school guidance counsellors and librarians are being organised throughout 2007. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 02/01/07 > 10/09/07Across Poland
My School in the European Union

My School in the European Union

Information and educational activities will be carried out in participating schools. Students will write essays commenting a quotation of P.H. Spaak in the context of 50th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome. ››  More

OtherOther 02/01/07 > 21/12/07Across the country - Poland
Public lectures

Public lectures

Public lectures and discussions about Rome Treaties, their role in the European integration and the future of the European Union. ››  More

OtherOther 31/01/07 > 31/03/07Slovakia
Euromonitor

Euromonitor

Television programme in five parts dedicated to the EU with the emphasis on the 50th Anniversary of the Treaties of Rome. ››  More

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