We are looking back at how Europe looked like when the Rome treaties were signed in 1957 and how core European values have developed since then. Come and have a look at the multimedia exhibition "Ever Closer Union" in the Council's atrium during our open day on 6 May - or check out the online exhibition here: bit.ly/2mDmcE9 #EU60
It's #EarthHour 2017 and the 374 lights in our main building have been switched off. We are fully committed to reducing our environmental impact. Check what we do: [ Bit.ly Link ] Our Europa building is sustainable and environmentaly friendly, read on: [ Bit.ly Link ]
The EU leaders celebrated today 60 years of Rome Treaties at an official ceremony in Rome. They also signed Rome Declaration on the common interests and way forward for the European Union. Find more information: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Rome is getting ready for tomorrow's celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Rome treaties! Join us by updating your profile pic: [ Europa-eu60.com Link ] More about the celebrations: europa.eu/!mY74Yk #EU60
Ecofin ministers discussed a proposal for reduced VAT rates for e-publications. E-books are taxed at the standard VAT rate and not like 'physical' publications which benefit from a variety of reduced rates. More about today's meeting here: europa.eu/!xb94cK
Meeting of the Eurogroup, which includes ministers of the countries who have Euro as their currecy, has finished.
The ministers discussed budgets in euro countries, pension systems and how do they compare and also Greece's economic adjustment programme. Interested in more? [ Bit.ly Link ]