World’s Largest Green Entrepreneur Competition

Nearly 150 of the world’s most promising green start-ups are set to compete in a contest designed to help fast-track their businesses. ClimateLaunchpad, billed as the world’s largest green entrepreneur competition, is hosting the Global Grand Final in Amsterdam on 14 and 15 November. The aim is to identify businesses with the best potential to combat…


Countdown to Helsinki SME Assembly

The SME Assembly 2019 is just around the corner and will be hosted by the Finnish Presidency of the European Council in Helsinki on 25–27 November 2019. Delegates from across the world will come together to hack policy, discuss enterprise and create the governance structure of the Small Business Act.   This year’s Assembly will feature renowned…


From Meditation to Mediation

“From Meditation to Mediation” is the theme of a dedicated event on 12 November at 12:30 pm in the EU Parliament’s room PHS 4B001 that will welcome global humanitarian Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.  On invitation by some Members of European Parliament, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will introduce his unique approach to solving conflicts and give…


Past events


Romanian Revolution 30 Years On

This month marks the 30th anniversary of the Revolution in Romania, an event that put an end to the communist dictatorship of Nicolae Ceausescu. The European Parliament has now recognised its significance in Europe’s common history. During a debate in Strasbourg, MEPs shared their views on the topic, ahead of the vote on a resolution…


75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge in the Belgian Ardennes. A commemoration ceremony was held at the Mardasson Memorial in Bastogne this morning in the presence of Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge as well as many high-level guests including: Their Majesties, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde, the Prime Minister…


450th Anniversary of Pieter Bruegel Marked By Exhibition in Bokrijk

Are you a fan of Pieter Bruegel, the famous Flemish artist? If so, a new exhibition at a Belgian open air museum will be just for you. 2019 marks the 450th anniversary that Pieter Bruegel the Elder died and to mark the occasion, the Bokrijk open-air Museum near Genk is organising an international exhibition entitled…