Wanted: young Europeans between 18 and 30 years old

In cooperation with the Association of European Border Regions, the European Commission recently started the Interreg Volunteer Youth initiative (IVY).   This initiative offers young Europeans (18-30) the opportunity to work for 2 to 6 months as a volunteer on an Interreg project. In that way, they can become actively acquainted with EU programmes and projects. They…

Federica Mogherini visits Maastricht

The European Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) together with the Maastricht University invites political and social representatives, students and European citizens to join a special occasion on 28 September 2017 in the capital of the Dutch province of Limburg, the historic city of Maastricht. The event will be especially enriched by an exclusive keynote speech on…

Winners of the Europe Calling competition announced

How many pages are there in total in the Maastricht Treaty? That was the Europe Calling! competition question. The correct answer is 2765 pages.   And the winners are ……   André Reumkens Christopher Skelton Veronica Vagni Alvarer Nore Horsmans Hein Wellen   Congratulations with the Europe Calling! Package. Included in the package are two…

Europe Day

Today is Europe Day. Europe Day is a celebration of peace and unity in Europe that happens annually on May 9.   It commemorates the historical Schuman Declaration of May 9, made in 1950 by then French foreign minister Robert Schuman.Schuman proposed the creation of a European Coal and Steel Community, whose members would pool…

The State of Europe

On Wednesday 22 February a new series of talks, ‘The State of Europe’, starts at Bureau Europa. Stephan Petermann from OMA/AMO and David Mulder from XML Architecture Research Urbanism both give a presentation on the ways in which they ‘build’ on the ‘State of Europe’. Both agencies have been conducting long-term research into the European…

Congratulations Europe!

It is 25 years ago today that the Maastricht Treaty was signed.   7 February: an historic date for Europe. It is the date on which the Maastricht Treaty was signed 25 years ago. This event laid the basis for the present-day Europe. So congratulations are therefore due to all Europeans!   The silver jubilee…