Europe Day - 9th May

On 9th May 1950, Robert Schuman presented his proposal for a European organization, with the aim of maintaining peace on the continent.

This proposal, known as the “Schuman Declaration”, is considered as the birth certificate of the European Union. Today, May 9 has become a European symbol (Europe Day) which, together with the flag, the anthem and the single currency (the euro), identifies the European Union as a political entity.

Listen to the national anthem of Europe : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiW1G8HYcdc

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Dernière modification : 19/05/2017

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