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70th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration

23 Jun 2020 - 31 Dec 2020 (10:00 - 17:00)
Event Type: 
Exhibitions
Event Category: 
Our Events
Audience: 
Adults, Young adults, Families, Schools
Event Language: 
English, French, German

On 9 May 1950, the declaration by French Foreign Affairs Minister Robert Schuman, inspired by Jean Monnet, marked the beginning of the process of building the European Community.

It established the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC), the forerunner of the European institutions.

Ever since, 9 May has been ‘Europe Day’.

The European Parliament is celebrating the 70th anniversary of that historic declaration with an exhibition to be held in the Hans-Gert Pöttering Room (conference centre) in the Jean Monnet House.

Renovation work in the room means that the actual exhibition is not accessible, but it can be viewed on line.