Festival d’Europa

A night all European and painted in blue, two days devoted to the study of The State of the Union with the participation of President of the Commission José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Parliament Jerzy Buzek, Antonio Tajani, Vice President of the European Commission, Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs Franco Frattini and High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs Catherine Ashton, a lecture by Giuliano Amato, a busy program of lectures, a competition on Europe for secondary school students and the launch in Italy of Youth on the Move, an initiative promoted by the European Commission aimed at increasing learning mobility opportunities for all European young people from now to 2020.

All this and more in the program of the Festival d’Europa, the initiative promoted by the European University Institute and taking place in Florence from the 6th to the 10th of May 2011. For more information, go to www.festivaldeuropa.eu.