European Commission
03/26/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
From a continent ravaged by war and famine to a unique Union with strong common values, this is the story of the EU.

European Commission
03/26/2017 at 09:55. Facebook
Inspired by peace, democracy & solidarity? Make a GIF from EU archive footage to help tell the story of Europe!

#EUGIFstory deadline: 21 April [ Link ]
European Commission
03/25/2017 at 19:48. Facebook
Lights Out. It is #EarthHour


Earth Hour
European Commission
03/25/2017 at 12:09. Facebook
Sixty years ago, recovering from the tragedy of two world wars, we decided to bond together and rebuild our continent from its ashes. We have built a unique Union with common institutions and strong values, a community of peace, freedom, democracy, human rights and the rule of law, a major economic power with unparalleled levels of social protection and welfare.

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European Commission
03/25/2017 at 08:38. Facebook
60 years ago in Rome, the foundations were laid for the Europe that we know today. The EU is now a place where Europeans can enjoy a unique diversity of culture, ideas and traditions.

To celebrate #EU60, we collected 60 stories about Europe: [ Link ]
European Commission
03/24/2017 at 17:24. Facebook
60 years ago, the EU was built upon the values of peace, democracy and solidarity. Update your profile picture to join us in celebrating #EU60.

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European Commission
03/24/2017 at 12:30. Facebook
What does it mean to be European?

On Saturday we celebrate 60 years of the EU. European leaders will come together in Rome where the Treaties which laid the foundations of the EU were signed on 25 March 1957.

The #EU60 anniversary is moment to reflect upon all that this Union has achieved so far; it's a time to celebrate our common values and look forward to the #FutureOfEurope.

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European Commission
03/24/2017 at 07:31. Facebook
We were live with First Vice-President Frans Timmermans on the #FutureOfEurope. Thank you for all your questions and views ahead of the #EU60 summit in Rome!
European Commission
03/23/2017 at 19:47. Facebook
"Ask me your questions, give me your views, I'll take them to Rome." Frans Timmermans will be live on our page tomorrow morning (24/03 at 8h30 CET) ☕ ⏰
#EU60 #FutureOfEurope
European Commission
03/23/2017 at 17:51. Facebook
25 March 2017 will mark 60 years since the Treaties of Rome laid the foundations of the EU as we know it today. This milestone will be a moment to look back on the achievements of this Union, celebrate our common values and look forward to the #FutureOfEurope.
European Commission
03/23/2017 at 15:55. Facebook
EU flags at half-mast at our headquarters. We stand with #London and the British people . The London attacks happened exactly one year since the people of Brussels and Belgium suffered a similar pain and felt the support of your sympathy and solidarity. At this emotional time, we at the European Commission can only send that sympathy back twofold.

The United Kingdom will always remain a...
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European Commission
03/23/2017 at 08:21. Facebook
Live chat with Andrus Ansip, Vice-President for the Digital Single Market from #DigitalDay17 in Rome
European Commission
03/22/2017 at 18:48. Facebook
"We are with the victims of the London Attacks. Especially today as we mark exactly 1 year since the attacks in Brussels. I don't have words enough to express what I am feeling" - Jean-Claude Juncker
European Commission
03/22/2017 at 09:11. Facebook
One year on from the appalling attacks of 22 March 2016 which the whole of Europe mourned, the memory of the victims remains, and will forever remain, in our minds and in our hearts.

"It is with great sorrow that I think of each of these shattered lives, such as that of our colleague Patricia Rizzo, the suffering endured by the wounded and the grief of their families and relatives. I would...
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European Commission
03/21/2017 at 16:29. Facebook
The EU is open for business! The EU-Japan free trade agreement is taking shape and we would like to conclude the negotiations before the end of the year.

"We believe this agreement is necessary, it is necessary because we believe in free, fair and rules-based trade. And so we will continue to look out towards the world, rather than return to isolationism." - Jean-Claude Juncker
European Commission
03/21/2017 at 10:38. Facebook
On 25 March, we will be celebrating the 60th anniversary of the European Union . The Treaties of Rome signed on the same day in 1957 established a common market where people, goods, services and capital can move freely – one of the EU's greatest achievements! Follow this page and #EU60 during the week for more! #FutureOfEurope
European Commission
03/21/2017 at 06:05. Facebook
Agricultural irrigation can be very expensive and uses a lot of water. Farmers constantly need solutions that are cheaper and more energy efficient. MASLOWATEN has found it – their photovoltaic-based pumping system reduces electricity costs up to 75%.

Find out more: [ Link ]
#investEU #EUfunding
Can you capture a little bit of history in a GIF? As the EU turns 60 years old, we're looking for creative people to help us tell the story of Europe!

#EUGIFstory applications now open until 21 April: [ Link ]
#Brexit: We are ready to begin negotiations. Everything is prepared down to the last detail. We are waiting for the letter that we now know will come on the 29th. What will happen next? ⬇ #article50
Fancy a lazy stroll or bike ride through a nature reserve?

Check out the beaches, forests and lakes of the Amsterdam Dunes! A major source of drinking water for the capital, the habitat has been restored by the Dutch Waternet Foundation, combating invasive plants and preventing ponds from drying out with the support of the EU's LIFE programme.

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