About: Europe Day

Future EU 15-04-2021

Launch event of EU reform conference will be online focused, says Commissioner

The event formally launching the Conference on the Future of Europe on 9 May is set to be a ‘hybrid’ of online and physical participation because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the EU Commissioner tasked with guiding the process said on Thursday (15 April).
Economy & Jobs 09-05-2019

Europe’s future lies in the hands of its regions and cities

As heads of state and government of the EU member states meet in Sibiu on Europe Day, Karl-Heinz Lambertz urges them to work towards a more cohesive, sustainable and democratic Europe.
EU Elections 2019 09-05-2019

9 May 2019 and our hour of responsibility

In the face of populism, and in the run-up to the EU elections, European leaders need to explain to the citizens the many good things the European Union has achieved collectively, writes Dimitris Avramopoulos.
Future EU 30-01-2019

Europe Day initiative calls for 9 May to become public holiday

Various MEPs and civic groups gathered in the European Parliament on Tuesday (29 January) to promote an initiative for 'Europe Day' as a holiday across the bloc aimed at boosting a positive European sentiment, with MEP Maite Pagazaurtundua saying it would "most probably be passed” in the February plenary session.
Politics 11-05-2018

Tweets of the Week: Trump Iran tears, Europe Day cheers, and Eurovision jeers

Worry over Trump’s Iran decision, Europe Day prompts love for the EU mission, and people go nuts over this year’s Eurovision.
Global Europe 09-05-2016

How many have to die before we say ‘welcome’ to refugees?

Today (9 May) is Europe day. A day meant for celebration, but instead we mourn the thousands who have died and the many still dying trying to reach us. But we refuse this situation, write a number of representatives from young Socialist organisations.
Public Affairs 10-05-2010

Europhiles lead ‘economic governance’ calls on Europe Day

Europhiles marked this year's Europe Day (9 May) by calling on Europe's leaders to mark the 60th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration, which laid the foundations of today's European Union, by creating an effective system of economic governance to reflect the needs of the times.