May 9 Europe Day - European Agenda, COVID and the future of European universities: from a European, cross-border and regional approach

2020/05/22 15:45:00 GMT+2

In 2020, the year that marks the 70th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration and as the President of the European Commission recalled in her speech for Europe Day on 9 May, “We are at a time of fragility for Europe and we need to be bolder when facing those challenges. Across our continent, more than 100,000 have died because of the coronavirus in the last months. Hundreds of millions have faced unprecedented restrictions in their daily lives to help contain the spread of the virus... Only a strong European Union can protect our citizens, our common heritage and the economies of our member states”. Now more than even the European Union’s motto “united in diversity” can be combined with “united in adversity”.

Read here Camila de Epalza Azqueta's full post by Camila de Epalza Azqueta, Policy Officer in External Action at the Delegation of the Basque Country to the European Union since 2004. 

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