About: Charlemagne Prize

Future EU 11-05-2018

Macron calls for moral commitment to Europe in Aachen

French President Emmanuel Macron unveiled his long-term goals for Europe, including the need for unity, courage and action, at the Charlemagne Prize award ceremony held in Aachen on 10 May. EURACTIV.fr reports.
Politics 07-05-2018

Macron gets Charlemagne Prize on first anniversary in office

French President Emmanuel Macron will receive the Charlemagne Prize, the EU's version of the Nobel Peace Prize, on 10 May. The award was announced on 7 May, the first anniversary of the French President taking office.
Future EU 06-05-2016

Juncker on EU anniversary: We have too many part-time Europeans

The presidents of Europe's three main institutions yesterday (5 May) presented a bleak picture of the European Union, saying the 28-nation bloc lacked leadership and was descending into petty, nationalist politics.
Public Affairs 15-05-2015

Schulz, native son of Aachen, gets Charlemagne Prize

European Parliament President Martin Schulz's father was a policeman regularly assigned to protect dignitaries at the award ceremony of the International Charlemagne Prize in Aachen. The officer's son was awarded one yesterday (14 May).
Central Europe 10-05-2013

Lithuania’s Grybauskait? awarded the Charlemagne Prize

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskait? was awarded the Charlemagne Prize yesterday (9 May) in recognition to her contribution to European integration. The ceremony highlighted Lithuania’s pro-EU course as the country prepares to take over the rotating EU presidency on 1 July.