Europe near you
Europe near you

The European Union is represented by a number of institutions in the Member States and other countries around the world. The role of these institutions is to provide citizens with information on the latest EU developments, promote local and regional debate about the European Union and give the public the opportunity to contribute with feedback to the European Union institutions.

As a participant to Spring Day for Europe 2009 campaign you may want to know where you can find, in your local and national settings, more support, advice and information about the European Union. Feel free, please, to visit the websites highlighted below.

Representations of the European Commission

The European Commission maintains Representations in the capital of each Member State, as well as in several other major cities in the European Union. More

European Parliament Information Offices

The European Parliament Information Offices in the European Union Member States provide information on the role and powers of the European Parliament (EP) as well as on the activities of members of the European Parliament (MEPs). The offices also inform people about all themes and topics that are considered by the Parliament. More

Europe Direct Relays

Europe Direct information relays connect the EU and its citizens at local level. The role of the Europe Direct Relays network is to distribute information and advice about the European Union's policies, promote local and regional debate and disseminate local and regional information. The network also give the public the opportunity to send feedback to the European Union institutions. More

National agencies for Youth in Action programme

Youth in Action is the EU Programme for young people aged 15-28 (in some cases 13-30). The programme aims to inspire a sense of active citizenship, solidarity and tolerance among young Europeans and to involve them in shaping the Union's future. More

National agencies for Life Long Learning Programme

The European Commission has integrated its various educational and training initiatives under a single umbrella, the Lifelong Learning Programme. More

08/01/2009 by: Petru Dumitru