60th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration
On 9 May, Europe Day, Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič will attend the
celebration at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, of the 60th anniversary
of the Declaration by Robert Schuman, alongside Parliament President Jerzy
The celebration, in the presence of around 800 young people, will be marked by the raising of the European flag and the playing of the European anthem at midday, followed, in the afternoon, by a football match organised by UEFA and the city of Strasbourg.
The parliament will be open to the public all day with many activities laid on for visitors. On Saturday, Vice-President Šefčovič will officially open the Open Day at the Commission's Berlaymont headquarters in Brussels. Members of the public will be able to visit Commission buildings, where they can find out about the Commission's work at a series of stands.