Have a fact-filled Europe Day

On the occasion of Europe Day, celebrated every year on 9 May, the Eurostat statistics agency has produced a set of infographics giving a picture of the EU and each individual Member State.

Europe Day commemorates the signing of the 'Schuman Declaration' on 9 May 1950. An ambitious plan to secure long-term peace in post-war Europe that is considered the beginning of what is now the European Union. The importance of working for peace in Europe is all the more evident, as we highlight our unity and solidarity with Ukraine.

2022 has also been designated the European Year of Youth and this 9 May is an opportune moment to focus on the importance of young Europeans in building a better future.

You can find the full selection of infographics at: https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/web/products-eurostat-news/-/edn-20220509-1

Latvia infographic

If you're in the mood for some European culture to accompany all the statistics, then perhaps you might enjoy this recent concert given by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in Liepāja.

   

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