Maastricht to receive workshop for ‘the new Europe’

Maastricht will host a workshop for a dialogue on the future of Europe. This was announced during the closing ceremony of the Europe Calling! event, in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the treaty of Maastricht. Maastricht University, the Province of Limburg, and the Municipality of Maastricht will lead the project under the motto ‘Working…

The art of reporting on Europe

On Monday October 9th, Rolf-Dieter Krause talked at the City Hall Maastricht about the trade of being a correspondent in past and present Europe. As ARD-correspondent, Krause followed the birth of the Maastricht Treaty from a short distance. From his Brussels office and for over 25 years Krause would make the growing pains of the European Union visible for…

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…

Europe Calling! Citizens’ Summit: Europe is alive and well

Where is Europe headed, and what about the Meuse-Rhine Euregio? That question was the centre of attention during the Europe Calling! Citizens’ Summit on Saturday 6 May in Maastricht’s Provincial Government Buildings. Citizens, students and public officials from the border region shared ideas, discussed position statements, debated, and reached at least one conclusion at the…

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…