Europe Day on 9 May commemorates the date of the Schuman Declaration, which started Europe on the path to today’s European Union.
70 years after the Schuman Declaration, Europe faces a crisis that makes standing together more important than ever.
This year, Europe Day is not only a chance to think about the Europeans that made history in 1950 but shine a spotlight on those who are making history today and see this solidarity in action.
Find out more about the EU tackling the crisis, learn about the Schuman Declaration and see European solidarity in action in the face of Covid-19.
Solidarity in action!
The EU is playing a pivotal role in the fight against the COVID-19 crisis.
Watch members and Chair from the Communication Commission of the EESC present some of the EU measures taken during this difficult time.
Now, we are either a Union, or we are nothing!
The European Economic and Social Committee calls for fast, decisive and effective action at EU level in the context of the COVID-19 crisis. Now, we are either a Union, or we are nothing. Watch the video.
Make or break: Europe’s struggle with Coronavirus
- EESC President Luca Jahier on Coronavirus Crisis - Podcast here.