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Young peopleYoung people 01/05/07 > 31/05/07Madrid - Spain
EUROSCOLA

EUROSCOLA

Contest among secondary schools about European issues. ››  More

OtherOther 01/05/07 > 11/05/07Riga and Regions - Latvia
Europe Week 2007

Europe Week 2007

Three years after having joined the EU, Latvia will celebrate Europe Week with a number of special events. From the 1st to the 11th of May, Latvian citizens will have the opportunity to participate in the different interactive events and concerts organised for the occasion. ››  More

FestivalFestival 01/05/07Indonesia
Indonesia - EU food festival, a taste of Europe

Indonesia - EU food festival, a taste of Europe

On the menu in May in top Jakarta hotels: birthday feasts for the EU’s 50th, featuring European culinary specialities from Austrian beer soup to Spanish paella. ››  More

OtherOther 01/05/07Strasbourg - France
Open Day 2007

Open Day 2007

The seat of the European Parliament in Strasbourg will be staging its traditional ‘open day’ on 1 May. The famous institution will be opening its doors to the general public, who will have the chance to visit stands, listen to debates and attend concerts. ››  More

ConferenceConference 01/05/07 > 09/05/07Vilnius - Lithuania
The “European Week” discussions

The “European Week” discussions

The annual “European Week” discussions organised by the European Information Centre of the Committee on European Affairs and the parliamentary committees of the Lithuanian Parliament will this year focus on celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 03/05/07 > 19/05/07Pamplona - Spain
"Europe - a reality built by all of us"

"Europe - a reality built by all of us"

The exhibition centres around the main events which have furthered European integration, from the Second World War until now. It is based on how these milestones were reflected in the written media, TV and the radio.     ››  More

ConferenceConference 03/05/07Stockholm - Sweden
Swedish transparency and EU membership

Swedish transparency and EU membership

Is transparency greater in Sweden than in the EU? How has the EU affected transparency in Sweden, and vice versa? Has EU membership allowed Sweden to work with transparency issues in third countries? ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 04/05/07 > 06/05/07Vilnius - Lithuania
European Fair

European Fair

The traditional annual Vilnius Fair will be enriched this year by the contribution of the EU. Restaurants, sponsors, civil society organisations and EU embassies will take part in the event to be held in the centre of Vilnius (Gedimino Ave). ››  More

OtherOther 04/05/07Riga and regions - Latvia
Green Wave

Green Wave

Tree planting actions will take place in all regions of Latvia, symbolizing that climate change, sustainable development and the future of Europe are important for us all. ››  More

ConferenceConference 04/05/07Budapest - Hungary
“TOGETHER” for the next 50 years

“TOGETHER” for the next 50 years

On the occasion of the 3rd anniversary of Hungarian EU membership and the 50th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome, a conference will be held, focusing on European values in everyday life. ››  More

SportSport 05/05/07 > 06/05/07St Andrews - Malta
Family Sports Event

Family Sports Event

A family-oriented sports event will be held at the Luxol Football Ground. Twenty-seven 7-a-side teams made up of children less than 11 years old, each representing an EU Member State, will compete against each other to determine the winner.  ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 05/05/07Luxembourg - Luxembourg
Fête de l'Europe

Fête de l'Europe

The European institutions together with the Government of Luxembourg and the embassies of the other 26 member states are staging the traditional "Fête de l'Europe" in Luxembourg. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 05/05/07Luxembourg - Luxembourg
Inauguration: The European walk

Inauguration: The European walk

A new circular walk will be unveiled. ››  More

OtherOther 05/05/07Brussels - Belgium
Official launch of the sailing boat Treaty of Rome

Official launch of the sailing boat Treaty of Rome

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, the association Sail for Europe has been busy restoring the sailing boat Treaty of Rome, registration number EUR 1, which took part in the around-the-world race 30 years ago. Visitors will be able to view the boat and are also invited to support its forthcoming tour of Europe. ››  More

Videos and photos
OtherOther 05/05/07Estonia
Open Doors Event on 5 May 2007

Open Doors Event on 5 May 2007

The Open Doors Event emphasizes the EU as an assembly of nations and of differing institutions by opening the doors of member states’ embassies as well as of the Estonian state chancellery and the European Commission Representation and European Parliament Information office to the public. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 05/05/07 > 24/05/07Brussels / Strasbourg - Belgium / France
Young photographers meet the European Parliament

Young photographers meet the European Parliament

Young photographers’ pictures of the Brussels, Strasbourg and Luxembourg workplaces of the European Parliament will be on display from 5 to 24 May. A total of 60 photos depicting everyday life at the Parliament provide the theme for this travelling exhibition in the Parliament’s two host cities. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 05/05/07 > 30/09/07Brussels - Belgium
“Building(s) for Europe – The changing face of Brussels”

“Building(s) for Europe – The changing face of Brussels”

A display is being organised of scale models of the main European buildings in the Capital of Europe. Visitors will also have a chance to gain evening access to the exhibition. ››  More

SportSport 06/05/07Palma de Mallorca - Spain
Sport and Europe: Mallorca Football Club joins the celebration

Sport and Europe: Mallorca Football Club joins the celebration

RCD Mallorca Football Club will join the 50th anniversary celebrations with the presentation of a large European flag on the pitch. The flag, 25 metres length and 19 metres wide, will introduce a league football match between Mallorca and Osasuna. ››  More

ConferenceConference 07/05/07Ljubljana - Slovenia
Challenges of the EU budget reform

Challenges of the EU budget reform

50 years of the EU provide a good opportunity to reflect on the future of the Union’s budget. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 07/05/07Barcelona - Spain
Europe Day Concert

Europe Day Concert

Concert in the Barcelona Auditorium by the Vallès Syumphony Orchestra, within the activities for the 50th anniversary organised by the Consell Català del Moviment Europeu. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 07/05/07 > 21/05/07Ljubljana and other towns and cities - Slovenia
Exhibition of winning logos for the 50th anniversary of the European Union

Exhibition of winning logos for the 50th anniversary of the European Union

Official opening of the exhibition, which presents a short history of the Union and its 50 years as seen by young winning designers of the “Happy birthday EU” logo competition. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 07/05/07 > 13/05/07Vienna - Austria
Illumination of the Vienna State Opera

Illumination of the Vienna State Opera

Throughout Europe Day the Vienna State Opera will be illuminated with different motifs following the theme “Together since 1957 – 50 years of European Union” from evening until Midnight. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 07/05/07 > 09/05/07Turin - Italy
Signs of Europe

Signs of Europe

From 7 to 9 May, the most derelict building facades and walls in two areas of Turin’s historic centre will come to life with the colours of beautiful artistic graffiti. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 07/05/07Venezuela
Venezuela - Bridges to Europe

Venezuela - Bridges to Europe

“Bridges to Europe” – usually celebrated in the second week of May – offers an opportunity for Venezuelans to glimpse a few of Europe's political, social, cultural and economic realities. ››  More

ConferenceConference 08/05/07Oldenburg - Germany
50 Years EU

50 Years EU

EU anniversary event for the people of Oldenburg. The story of the EU will be told by the people themselves through their personal memories. A member of staff from the EU Representation will deliver a speech on 50 years of the EU. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 08/05/07Oldenburg - Germany
50 Years of the EU – birthday party for young students

50 Years of the EU – birthday party for young students

EU anniversary posters, designed by young students, will be displayed. The three best poster designers will receive prizes. The Head of the EU Representation in Germany will give a short speech and discuss European topics with the young people in attendance. ››  More

ConferenceConference 08/05/07London - United Kingdom
Back to a 50 Year Old EU Challenge: Energy

Back to a 50 Year Old EU Challenge: Energy

Lecture by Daniel Cohn-Bendit (MEP, Vice- President of the Greens/EFA).  Prof. Simon Hix of the LSE will chair the discussion, followed by a drink offered by the LSE European Society. ››  More

SportSport 08/05/07 > 05/10/07Marostica - Italy
Capitali d’Europa in moto

Capitali d’Europa in moto

The title in Italian is a play on words designed to convey two messages: 'in moto' can mean either 'by motorcycle' – giving the idea of sport as a way to unite all peoples beyond geographic borders - and 'on the move', symbolising Europe's path towards the future. ››  More

ConferenceConference 08/05/07London - United Kingdom
Celebrating the 5Oth anniversary

Celebrating the 5Oth anniversary

Inaugural lecture during European Week at the London School of Economics by Anthony GOOCH, UK Spokesman of the European Commission. Prof. Maurice Fraser, Visiting Fellow in European Politics at the LSE, will chair the discussion. ››  More

MusicMusic 08/05/07Ljubljana, Mestni trg - Slovenia
Concert of Slovene and European ‘favourites’

Concert of Slovene and European ‘favourites’

Come and sing along with Slovene singers who will be performing Slovene and European ‘favourites’ in front of the Town Hall, starting at 8 PM.  Fireworks from up on the Castle hill at 10 PM! ››  More

OtherOther 08/05/07 > 09/05/07Salzburg - Austria
Europe Day at the Europark

Europe Day at the Europark

In 2007, the Europe Day in Salzburg will focus on the founding treaties of Europe as well as practical questions regarding security, overall defence policy and civil defence. An example of German-Austrian cross-border cooperation will be demonstrated when their forces go on patrol in the course of the event. ››  More

MusicMusic 08/05/07London - United Kingdom
European Concert Night

European Concert Night

Concerts to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome: U'mau (jazz, soul, R'n'B), Piers Innes (folk / rock), Matt Winkworth (acoustic / electronic), The Quiet Days (indie / rock). ››  More

OtherOther 08/05/07 > 30/09/07All over the country - Poland
The European Social Fund’s Human Face

The European Social Fund’s Human Face

This competition falls within the framework of the 50th anniversary of the European Social Fund established by the Treaty of Rome. Its aim is to select journalistic material that presents in an accessible manner how the ESF supports popular projects and helps to transform people’s lives. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 09/05/07 > 12/05/07Bologna and Rimini - Italy
"Venti di Erasmus"

"Venti di Erasmus"

The University of Bologna is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Erasmus programme on 9-10 May, with an event which will gather together representatives of Italian and European Institutions, students, lecturers and the general public. Activities will take place in Rimini on 11-12 May with the “Erasmus village” initiative that will involve people in debates, exhibitions, sports, concerts and much more. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 09/05/07China
'The EU at 50'

'The EU at 50'

The exhibition will be based on two concentric circles of exhibition panels which will be adaptable to various locations and easily transportable to cities all over China. At the centre will be a projection area, with seating for people to watch a 20min film covering most of the central themes of the exhibition. ››  More

ConferenceConference 09/05/07Seville - SPAIN
50 years: Anniversary of the Treaty

50 years: Anniversary of the Treaty

The seminar will be held in the main hall of Seville University ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 09/05/07Murcia - SPAIN
6th staging of the ”My city, Europe” drawing competition

6th staging of the ”My city, Europe” drawing competition

Competition prize-giving ceremony ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 09/05/07Schools across Europe - All EU countries
9 May Europe-day in schools

9 May Europe-day in schools

On 9 May schools across Europe will celebrate Europe Day by organising debates on EU external aid and development cooperation policy. EU officials and experts will visit schools and take part in the discussions with students and teachers, and answer their questions. ››  More

OtherOther 09/05/07Several major cities in Denmark
9th May celebration

9th May celebration

Several activities, including distribution of gadgets and information material at public places. ››  More

OtherOther 09/05/07Ljubljana, Maribor, Koper, Novo mesto and Jesenice - Slovenia
Action: Go with Europe!

Action: Go with Europe!

Randomly selected passengers will be asked to express their views on, and expectations of, the EU. The action is an integral part of a cross-border project, ”Our Europe - Our Debate  - Our contribution”. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 09/05/07 > 31/05/07Paris - France
African Emotions

African Emotions

Celebrating 9 May and the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, the Representation of the European Commission is presenting an art exhibition on the theme of Africa. ››  More

DanceDance 09/05/07Bratislava - Slovakia
Beano

Beano

Dance to the rhythm of traditional, popular and ethnic music and much more besides. In a beautiful Bratislava square, assorted artists will be performing for free in a variety of musical styles. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 09/05/07Valladolid - SPAIN
Book: "The Rome Treaty on its 50th anniversary:. Socio-economic balance of European integration"

Book: "The Rome Treaty on its 50th anniversary:. Socio-economic balance of European integration"

Book presentation ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 09/05/07Madeira - Portugal
Commemorative Concert

Commemorative Concert

On Europe Day 2007 and to mark the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Treaties of Rome, a wind orchestra concert will be held, along with dance choreographies and some theatre sketches. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 09/05/07Madrid - Spain
Competition: 50 years of European integration

Competition: 50 years of European integration

Pupils from the Madrid region wishing to participate have to produce a poster commemorating 50 years of European integration. The best 12 posters will be exhibited at the Madrid Regional Government’s headquarters and their authors will receive a prize, awarded at a ceremony on 9May. ››  More

MusicMusic 09/05/07Tallinn - Estonia
Concert of classical music

Concert of classical music

Concert of classical music in Tallinn to celebrate the Europe Day on 9 May. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 09/05/07Vienna - Austria
Creation of a „European Garden”

Creation of a „European Garden”

The Viennese “Reservegarten” will create a flower-arrangement laying down the maps of Europe with its member states. Joint opening by the German Embassy and the Representation of the European Commission in Vienna. ››  More

Videos and photos
Cultural eventCultural event 09/05/07Cameroon
EU-Cameroon - The media celebrate 40 years of friendship

EU-Cameroon - The media celebrate 40 years of friendship

If you are near a TV in many places in Africa on Europe Day (9 May) you will be able to learn about development cooperation between the EU and Cameroon. ››  More

OtherOther 09/05/07Bangladesh
Euro-Bangla food fusion

Euro-Bangla food fusion

If there is one thing that Europe and Bangladesh have in common, it is their rich culinary traditions. Put them together, and you have a fusion feast, fit to fete the EU's 50th birthday. ››  More

OtherOther 09/05/07Brussels - Belgium
Europe Day

Europe Day

Scientists, men of peace, economists, poets, writes and other men and women with Nobel Prizes will be the special guests at the European Parliament plenary session organised to commemorate EU’s 50th birthday on Wednesday 9 May. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 09/05/07Nicosia - Cyprus
Europe Day

Europe Day

The Representation will host a public reception to mark celebrations for Europe Day and the anniversary of the Treaty of Rome. ››  More

ConferenceConference 09/05/07St Julians - Malta
Europe Day Annual Lecture

Europe Day Annual Lecture

‘Can the EU Survive another 50 years?’ is the topic of the first Europe Day annual lecture to be held on 9 May as part of the festivities to commemorate the Schuman Declaration. This year, the event is also celebrating the 50th anniversary of the EU. ››  More

OtherOther 09/05/07Six Estonian towns - Estonia
Europe Day celebrations

Europe Day celebrations

Europe Day will be celebrated with public events in six Estonian towns on 9 May 2007. Traditionally, the events will be organised in the town centres with a cultural programme, quizzes, speeches and dissemination of information about the EU and Europe in general. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 09/05/07Geneva
Europe Day in Geneva's Bastion Park - 9 May 2007 from 2-9pm

Europe Day in Geneva's Bastion Park - 9 May 2007 from 2-9pm

To mark the EU's 50th birthday, representatives of the 27 EU countries' consular offices in Geneva will join to open the city's Europe Day celebrations. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 09/05/07Nicosia - Cyprus
Europe Fair

Europe Fair

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, the European Institute of Cyprus is organising a “Europe Fair” aimed at raising awareness of EU funded programmes and activities. ››  More

OtherOther 09/05/07Turku and Helsinki - Finland
Europe day celebrations

Europe day celebrations

Europe Day is the occasion for out-door activities and festivities aimed at bringing the European Union closer to its citizens. ››  More

OtherOther 09/05/07Vilnius - Lithuania
European Union History Quiz

European Union History Quiz

Members of the Lithuanian Parliament will compete in a challenging quiz game on the history of the European Union. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 09/05/07Belfast - United Kingdom
European cultural night

European cultural night

European cultural night as part of Belfast's Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 09/05/07Ljubljana and major towns - Slovenia
European village

European village

A lane of stalls representing one European country each, will be put together by several primary schools, and will be joined by a separate stall on the European Union. ››  More

Videos and photos
OtherOther 09/05/07Caen - France
Freedom of movement in Europe: current situation

Freedom of movement in Europe: current situation

This is an information day of workshops aimed  in the morning at businesses and employees, and in the afternoon at students, job seekers and workers wishing to move abroad. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 09/05/07 > 11/05/07Paris - France
French Documentation (La Documentation française) comes to the Europe Day party

French Documentation (La Documentation française) comes to the Europe Day party

On the occasion of Europe Day and to mark its recent gaining of the "Europe Direct Centre" label, French Documentation invites you to discover, or simply re-familiarise yourselves with, everything it has to offer in terms of information and documentation  about the European Union. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 09/05/07Japan
Japan - The EU comes to your school

Japan - The EU comes to your school

European diplomats will be visiting Tokyo’s schools to share the story of their country in Europe with children of all ages ››  More

ConferenceConference 09/05/07Riga - Latvia
Latvia – three years in the EU

Latvia – three years in the EU

On 9 May, Europe Day, Latvia will celebrate its third year in the EU with the conference “Latvia – three years in the EU”. Participants will meet in Riga to discuss the progress made and achievements realised since 2004. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 09/05/07Malawi
Malawi celebrates through art and food

Malawi celebrates through art and food

As part of the EU's 50th birthday celebrations, Malawian pupils in primary and secondary schools will vie for the honour of illustrating a poster and a postage stamp. ››  More

CinemaCinema 09/05/07Brussels - Belgium
One flew over the Cuckoo's nest of talent!

One flew over the Cuckoo's nest of talent!

Europe’s most charismatic and brilliant actors and film-makers who have dominated the cinema scene are taking centre stage on 9 May, a symbolic date for the EU. On Europe Day, Euro Cine 27 will be offering a discovery of some of the best unseen European films.  ››  More

OtherOther 09/05/07Riga - Latvia
Open doors in public institutions of Latvia and the House of EU

Open doors in public institutions of Latvia and the House of EU

Latvian public institutions and the European union House will open their doors to the public on 9 May, Europe Day, 10:00-14:00. Citizens will have the opportunity to look inside the most interesting public buildings and receive information on how these institutions work. ››  More

MusicMusic 09/05/07Norway
Oslo – 50th birthday concert and street festival

Oslo – 50th birthday concert and street festival

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the EU, the EU's office in Norway (delegation) and the German presidency are jointly organising a concert on Europe Day, 9 May. ››  More

OtherOther 09/05/07Glasgow - Scotland
Reception in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome

Reception in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome

Hosted jointly with the European Parliament Office in Scotland, a reception to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, the accession of Bulgaria and Romania to the EU and 20 years of ERASMUS ››  More

ConferenceConference 09/05/07Lisboa, Porto - Portugal
Seminars celebrating the Day of Europe -9May

Seminars celebrating the Day of Europe -9May

As every year, the Representation of the European Commission will organise a conference in the two main cities of the country with relevant speakers on European issues. This year the main horizontal subject will be the 50th anniversary of the treaties of Rome. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 09/05/07Ljubljana - Slovenia
Student open-air fair

Student open-air fair

Student open-air fair and festival with games, sports, regional corners, a European village, an EU parachute team, concerts and more! Opening at 12:00 pm ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 09/05/07Tanzania
Tanzania - School stamp drawing competition

Tanzania - School stamp drawing competition

To celebrate the EU's 50th birthday, the EU mission in Tanzania is launching a drawing competition in schools. The theme will be Tanzania's exceptionally rich wildlife – well‑known to tourists from Europe - and the format a postage stamp. ››  More

TheatreTheatre 09/05/07Tanzania
Tanzania - Swanglish theatre - "Going to Europe"

Tanzania - Swanglish theatre - "Going to Europe"

Whether fantasy or reality, Europe remains a number-one destination in the dreams of young people in Africa. ››  More

OtherOther 09/05/07Balearic Islands - Spain
The 50th anniversary takes to the streets

The 50th anniversary takes to the streets

The streets of the main cities of Majorca, Iviza, Minorca and Formentera will hold a public celebration to commemorate the 50th Anniversary. The Europe Day will include music, performances and information on the European Union provided by the Centre Balears Europa. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 09/05/07Karlskrona - Sweden
The Baltic Sea Area in the EU as seen by young people.

The Baltic Sea Area in the EU as seen by young people.

In connection with the 9th May Celebration, the 50th Anniversary will be marked with a meeting and the opening of an exhibition designed by young people. This will illustrate how young people see the future in the Baltic Sea Area as part of the EU over the next 20 years. ››  More

ConferenceConference 09/05/07Maribor - Slovenia
The EU yesterday, today and tomorrow

The EU yesterday, today and tomorrow

The debate is part of the mosaic of various events to celebrate the 50th anniversary of European integration, and is being supported by the Government’s Office for Communication. ››  More

ConferenceConference 09/05/07London - United Kingdom
The European Job Market Revisited

The European Job Market Revisited

Lecture during European Week at the London School of Economics by Kirstin Schreiber (Head of Cabinet EC DG Employment), Dr. Deborah Mabbett (Birkbeck College, University of London) and Prof. Ian Begg (London School of Economics). Dr. Waltraud Schelkle, Professor of Political Economy at the LSE, will chair the discussion. ››  More

OtherOther 09/05/07Paris - France
The European Village

The European Village

Paris Town Hall, Europe House / Europe Direct Centre, the Representation of the European Commission in France and their partners invite you to come and celebrate Europe at the European Village in front of Paris Town Hall on May 9th from 10.00 to 19.30. ››  More

Videos and photos
OtherOther 09/05/07The Alps - France
The European flag flying from the highest Alpine peaks

The European flag flying from the highest Alpine peaks

On 9 May, Europe Day, 50 mountain guides will set off carrying 50 European flags to the summits of 50 mountains in the Alps and the highest peaks in Italy. The flag-raising ceremonies will take place simultaneously at midday on 9 May. ››  More

OtherOther 09/05/07The Alps - Italy - France
The European flag flying from the highest Alpine peaks

The European flag flying from the highest Alpine peaks

On 9 May, Europe Day, 50 mountain guides will set off carrying 50 European flags to the summits of 50 mountains in the Alps and the highest peaks in Italy. The flag-raising ceremonies will take place simultaneously at midday on 9 May. ››  More

Videos and photos
FestivalFestival 09/05/07Lithuania
Walk Around the EU

Walk Around the EU

Large maps of Europe will be presented at the ‘Walk Around the EU’ festival. Visitors from 9 Lithuanian counties will have fun walking on the big maps produced specially for the occasion. ››  More

CinemaCinema 09/05/07 > 16/05/07Ljubljana - Slovenia
Week of the European film

Week of the European film

A week-long festival of selected European films, accompanied by workshops and round tables featured in Ljubljana and some art cinemas around Slovenia. ››  More

OtherOther 10/05/07 > 11/05/07Salamanca - SPAIN
50 years of integration: the European Union of the 21st century

50 years of integration: the European Union of the 21st century

Seminar to be held in the Law Faculty main hall. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 10/05/07 > 31/12/07Schools across Europe - All EU countries
Are you a top translator?

Are you a top translator?

Juvenes Translatores – who are Europe's best budding translator's? ››  More

ConferenceConference 10/05/07London - United Kingdom
European Career Forum

European Career Forum

Lecture on ‘Europe’s labour market: job opportunities for young postgraduate students’, with Martin Sawer (APCO Worldwide), Olaf Cramme (Policy Network), Patrick Karlsson (British Bankers’ Association), and representatives from JP Morgan. Ms Andrea Kreideweiss of LSE will chair the discussion. ››  More

ConferenceConference 11/05/07London - United Kingdom
A Discussion with Jacques Barrot

A Discussion with Jacques Barrot

Concluding session during European Week at the LSE with Jacques Barrot, DG Transport & Vice-President of the European Commission ››  More

ConferenceConference 11/05/07Sweden
EU constitution and the parliaments

EU constitution and the parliaments

What does the new treaty mean for the European Parliament and the Swedish Riksdag? What should the new treaty contain and what should be withdrawn? How can, and how should, the parliaments act before and during the international governmental conference? ››  More

OtherOther 11/05/07 > 12/05/07Ispra - Italy
Open doors at the Joint Research Centre's site in Ispra

Open doors at the Joint Research Centre's site in Ispra

Open Day at the Commission's Joint Research Centre. Laboratories will be open with hands-on activities, events and science-oriented presentations together with live experiments that visitors can take part in. ››  More

ConferenceConference 11/05/07Tallinn - Estonia
United Europe – More Humane, More Successful

United Europe – More Humane, More Successful

The conference will be dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the European Social Fund and the beginning of the new programming period. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 12/05/07Ispra - Italy
Joint Research Centre (JRC) competition

Joint Research Centre (JRC) competition

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, a science and research competition is being organised by the JRC, the Ministry of Education and the Regional School Office of Lombardy. ››  More

OtherOther 12/05/07Pamplona - Spain
Popular feast - Together

Popular feast - Together

In the very centre of Pamplona, a popular feast will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome and will be held from 11:00 to 15:00 and 17:00 to 20:00h.      ››  More

FestivalFestival 12/05/07Budapest - Hungary
Street Festival “Together since 1957”

Street Festival “Together since 1957”

Let’s celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome together! A street festival “Together since 1957” is taking place in Budapest on 12 May. The event is organised by the European Commission’s Representation in Hungary. ››  More

ConferenceConference 14/05/07Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Spain
Europe Day: celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome

Europe Day: celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome

Europe Day will promote the importance of the signing of the Treaty of Rome and its significance, with debates led by qualified speakers regarding the past, present and future of the European Union. ››  More

ConferenceConference 15/05/07Hannover (Lower Saxony) - Germany
Europarat(haus) Hannover

Europarat(haus) Hannover

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, 1,000 European citizens will be assembling in the city hall of Hanover, capital of Lower Saxony, to discuss European identity and adopt a common “European Declaration”. ››  More

ConferenceConference 15/05/07 > 16/05/07Catania - Italy
European society: identity, symbols and policies

European society: identity, symbols and policies

The conference will take a look at European society in the past and analyse its aspirations for the future. . The aim is not, however, to exalt it as a unique and extraordinary construction. Scholars with different academic backgrounds will give their opinions on the kind of European society actually borne of the fifty-year process of integration, i.e. concerning identity and policies. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 16/05/07Vienna - Austria
Spring Days 2007 in Austria

Spring Days 2007 in Austria

This festival offers pupils the opportunity to present selected projects on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome and have discussions with representatives of the EU.   ››  More

DanceDance 18/05/07Ljubljana - Slovenia
European quadrille dance parade

European quadrille dance parade

A traditional quadrille dance parade will be danced simultaneously in the streets of Slovene cities and in neighbouring countries by more than 20.000 Slovene high school bachelors. ››  More

Young peopleYoung people 19/05/07Ukraine
Ukraine - European Village: birthday tent packed full of history and knowledge for all ages

Ukraine - European Village: birthday tent packed full of history and knowledge for all ages

May 19 2007 in Kiev and Yalta will see the erection of a special tent to commemorate the EU's 50th birthday. The tents will house information materials of all kinds: posters, postcards, games, and quizzes, and will host a children's drawing competition on the history of Europe. ››  More

OtherOther 23/05/07 > 31/12/07Cities, towns and villages - Hungary
50 years of integration – 50 locations

50 years of integration – 50 locations

A series of civil forums will be organised in 50 different locations around Hungary that will bring together Community citizens to discuss economic and social development in the given region. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 23/05/07 > 26/08/07Brussels - Belgium
Only a game ?

Only a game ?

An exhibition using cutting-edge design, interactive zones, rare artefacts from Europe's top sports museums, and the personal dramas behind the history (Zidane, Eusebio, Cruyff, Scifo, Schmeichel, Nuri Sahin, Puskas, Seedorf...). A chance for the whole family to experience the emotions of football - even if you're not a fan.   ››  More

ConferenceConference 24/05/07 > 26/05/07Naples - Italy
1957-2007: a historiographic assessment of half a century of Italian experience of European construction

1957-2007: a historiographic assessment of half a century of Italian experience of European construction

Italian and foreign historians will meet in Naples to discuss the role played by Italy in the process of European construction. Different historiographic perspectives will be taken into consideration and compared among the participants. ››  More

OtherOther 25/05/07 > 28/05/07Karl Brunner Europahaus Neumarkt – Styria - Austria
Diversity is alive

Diversity is alive

The seminar deals with cultural differences that characterise Europe and the issue of European integration. How do differences in things such as language, culture and mentality connect us? Particular attention will be drawn to minorities such as the Roma or Muslim minorities. ››  More

MusicMusic 29/05/07Jordan
Open air concert with royal patronage at the Roman Amman Citadel

Open air concert with royal patronage at the Roman Amman Citadel

The EU’s 50th birthday will be marked in Jordan with a concert celebrating centuries of common history, demonstrating the close cultural ties between Europe and Jordan. ››  More

ConferenceConference 31/05/07Barcelona - Spain
Debate on Europe with Members of the European Parliament

Debate on Europe with Members of the European Parliament

Members of the European Parliament will participate in a Round Table at the European Institutions appraising the state of the European Union on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. ››  More

ExhibitionExhibition 01/04/07 > 01/10/07Estonia
Erich Lessing´s photos

Erich Lessing´s photos

75 photos of the world famous Austrian photographer Erich Lessing will be displayed in Estonian towns in April-September 2007. Exhibition of photos reflecting the important events and personalities in Europe’s history is part of Treaty of Rome’s 50th anniversary celebrations in Estonia. ››  More

OtherOther 01/04/07 > 31/05/07Estonia
“Greenwave” forest-planting action

“Greenwave” forest-planting action

Helping the environment by planting new trees! From April to May, volunteers throughout Estonia will celebrate Europe by participating in planting events, with the action culminating on 4 May. ››  More

OtherOther 12/04/07 > 03/05/07Sitges - Spain
VII Course on the European Union

VII Course on the European Union

As part of celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of signing the Treaty of Rome, the European Integration Department in Sitges is organising its annual EU course on the main challenges facing the EU. ››  More

Cultural eventCultural event 12/04/07 > 03/05/07Sitges - Spain
VII European Week

VII European Week

In the context of the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome and the celebration of Europe Day (9 May), Sitges goes once again for bringing Europe and its citizens closer together and in organising the seventh  European Week with the main aim of citizens taking an active interest in the proceedings and participating fully in contributing to the process of European construction. ››  More

CinemaCinema 19/04/07 > 09/05/07Bratislava, Banská Bystrica, Nitra, Prešov, Trenčín - Slovakia
5x5

5x5

A selection of five European films is being screened in the Slovak cities of Bratislava, Banská Bystrica, Nitra, Prešov and Trenčín. ››  More

ConferenceConference 23/04/07 > 24/04/07Luxembourg
“50 years of the Treaties of Rome - what objectives does the EU have?”

“50 years of the Treaties of Rome - what objectives does the EU have?”

Political leaders and experts will discuss current European issues. ››  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 > 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

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

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 > 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

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

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
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
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

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

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

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
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

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

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

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

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

Videos and photos
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

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 25/03/07 > 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

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

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

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

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 27/03/07 > 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

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

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 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

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
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 > 31/12/07Latvia
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

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