Europe Day Monday, May 09, 2011

The European Parliament building in Strasbourg.

May 9th celebrates Europe Day, this is an annual celebration of peace and unity across Europe. Europe Day marks the call on May 9th, 1950, by the then French foreign minister Robert Schuman, for a new beginning in Europe.

This is a great opportunity to learn all about the countries of Europe and the European Union with Know Your Europe.

There is some great information available at the following websites:
Europa.eu Website
Irish Government Website for Europe Day
Europe History Chart PDF
Wikipedia Europe Day
Wikipedia European Union
Irish Times Article on Europe Day


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