Europe Day: discover the European Union on 9 May 2021

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The EU institutions will open their ‘virtual’ doors to celebrate Europe Day on 9 May. People across the EU and beyond will be able to find out more about the European Union and what it does. Across the week, you can learn all about […]

Von der Leyen on Europe Day: What does Europe mean to me and why is solidarity more valid than ever

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Alongside 27 European leaders and the Presidents or European Parliament and Council, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen explained what Europe meant to her. She said: “For my generation Europe is freedom and rule of law” and “for my children Europe […]

OECD Secretary-General statement on Europe Day

This article is brought to you in association with OECD. “Today we celebrate Europe Day, marking the anniversary of the historical ‘Schuman declaration’. Like the European Union and its institutions, the OECD is the offspring of a period that had witnessed the destruction of war and realised that co-operation across borders is the only way forward […]