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01 Mar, 2017, 10:30 ET European Union Takes Center Stage at South by Southwest Interactive Festival

The European Union Delegation to the United States will for the first time be present at South by Southwest (SXSW) with its "EU@SXSW" venue - the...


14 Oct, 2016, 12:51 ET Kids Euro Festival Returns to Washington, DC

Kids Euro Festival, one of the largest performing arts festivals for children in America, returns to the Washington, DC metro area October 26 to...


14 Sep, 2016, 13:22 ET State of the Union Address 2016 - EU Invests in Africa and Neighboring Countries

 European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker today delivered his 2016 State of the Union address, setting out key priorities for the year...


29 Apr, 2016, 17:11 ET Delivering on Paris, Going Green EU Conference

The Delegation of the European Union to the United States invites you to a flagship climate action event to highlight and promote global clean...


20 Nov, 2015, 14:53 ET Kids Euro Festival Receives Distinguished Community Service Award from KEEN Greater DC

 Kids Euro Festival — the largest children's performing arts festival of its kind in America — has received the 2015 KEEN Greater...


18 Nov, 2015, 15:46 ET American Film Institute Announces 2015 AFI European Union Film Showcase Lineup

The American Film Institute (AFI) announces today the complete slate of films for the 2015 edition of its AFI European Union Film Showcase, taking...


23 Oct, 2015, 15:25 ET Kids Euro Festival 2015

Kids Euro Festival — the largest children's performing arts festival of its kind in America — returns to the Washington metro area...


21 Oct, 2015, 16:27 ET New Erasmus+ Call for Proposals Offers Funding Opportunities for Education Cooperation

The European Commission announced that it will provide 2.2 billion euros in 2016 alone to fund opportunities for young people in Europe and across...


07 Jan, 2015, 17:31 ET Joint Statement by the Ambassadors to the U.S. of the 28 EU Member States and of the EU Delegation

The horrific and cowardly attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris today is an attack not only on over twenty innocent civilians, but also...


19 Dec, 2014, 13:20 ET EU Newsbrief: Ambassador O'Sullivan Highlights EU-U.S. Global Leadership as 2015 Priority

 In his holiday message, Ambassador David O'Sullivan, Head of the European Union Delegation to the U.S., says that since his recent arrival, he...


03 Dec, 2014, 16:46 ET EU Newsbrief: EU-U.S. Energy Council Reaffirms Support for Ukraine

A joint statement issued following the sixth EU-U.S. Energy Council meeting in Brussels today reiterated the resolve of the European Union and the...


01 Dec, 2014, 15:55 ET EU NewsBrief: Donald Tusk Takes Office as President of the European Council

 Donald Tusk, the former Prime Minister of Poland, today replaced Herman Van Rompuy as the President of the European Council. "I come here...


25 Nov, 2014, 11:43 ET EU Newsbrief: 27th AFI-EU Film Showcase Celebrates First-Class European Cinema

The 2014 AFI-EU Film Showcase opens Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at AFI Silver Theatre in Silver...


18 Nov, 2014, 15:31 ET New European Union Ambassador David O'Sullivan Presents His Credentials

Ambassador David O'Sullivan, presented his credentials to President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony today, formally assuming the role of...


17 Nov, 2014, 17:05 ET EU Newsbrief: EU/U.S. Reaffirm Support for Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership during G20 Summit

 Following their meeting in the margins of the G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia, U.S. President Barack Obama, European Commission President...


13 Nov, 2014, 16:42 ET Speaking Points by Commissioner Avramopoulos at the Conclusion of the EU-US JHA Ministerial Meeting

 Dimitiris Avramopoulos, EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, at the EU-US Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial meeting...


24 Oct, 2014, 17:05 ET EU Newsbrief: Europe Leads the Way with World's Most Ambitious 2030 Climate Energy Policy

 European Union leaders gathering in Brussels yesterday and today agreed on an ambitious framework and targets for the EU's climate and energy...


14 Oct, 2014, 15:51 ET Kids Euro Festival Brings European Arts And Culture To Washington, D.C. October 24 - November 9, 2014

Kids Euro Festival — the highly popular annual children's performing arts festival— returns to the Washington area October 24 to...


10 Oct, 2014, 19:30 ET EU Announces Further Support for the Development of Afghanistan

 The European Commission announced today new development funding of 1.4 billion euros to Afghanistan for the period 2014-2020. The funds will...


10 Oct, 2014, 11:05 ET Commissioner Piebalgs to sign development programmes for Belize, Lesotho, Togo and Zambia

European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, will sign today the National Indicative Programmes (NIP) for development cooperation with...


09 Oct, 2014, 13:03 ET EU Newsbrief: EU Marks World Day Against Death Penalty

 On the eve of the World Day and European Day against the Death Penalty on October 10, the European Union and the Council of Europe reaffirmed...


23 Sep, 2014, 19:55 ET EU Newsbrief: President Barroso Highlights Ambitious EU Targets at UN Climate Summit, Pledges Aid to Developing Countries

Speaking at the UN Climate Summit in New York City today, European Commission President José Manuel Barroso said that the European Union will...


09 Jul, 2014, 17:38 ET Test Your Knowledge of European Geography and Win!

Are you an EU expert? A geography guru? A history hero? Test your skills in European geography and trivia with Metropolis: Cities of Europe and win...


27 Jun, 2014, 12:32 ET Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova Take Big Step toward Closer Ties with the EU

Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova took a big step toward closer ties with the European Union as they signed Association Agreements at the European...


28 Apr, 2014, 13:23 ET Take a Shortcut to Europe: EU Embassies' Open House and European Month of Culture

 Leave your luggage, skip the TSA line, and visit Europe without the travel hassle. Join the Delegation of the European Union to the United...