Europe Day – Take part in the festivities with REGIO – Regional policy

02/05/2022

On May 7, the EU institutions open their doors in anticipation of May 9 – Europe Day – which marks the signing of the “Schuman Declaration”. The Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy (REGIO) joins the activities in Brussels with a stand dedicated to the new European Bauhaus and its contribution to the Green Deal, as well as a bike tour of EU-funded green projects in Brussels.

On 7 May, the EU institutions open their doors before 9e of May – Europe Day – which marks the signing of the “Schuman Declaration”. The Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy (REGIO) joins the activities in Brussels with a stand dedicated to the new European Bauhaus and its contribution to the Green Deal, as well as a bike tour of EU-funded green projects in Brussels.

This Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., come and visit the Berlaymont building and its three villages dedicated to green, digital and youth. Outside, on the esplanade, many activities will take place: a space to talk about the EU’s action vis-à-vis Ukraine, hip-hop dance performances, flag throwers , intercultural football activities.

Inside the Green Deal Village, the DG REGIO stand focuses on the New European Bauhaus (NEB). Visitors will have the chance to discover some of the projects that won the first edition of the NEB Awards in 2021 and will be invited to share their vision of what “beautiful, sustainable, together” means for their homes and communities, now or in the future. coming. They can draw or write on post-its and ‘fill our hearts’ – place their wishes on the stand’s heart-shaped elements in exchange for a NEB-branded pencil with aromatic seeds they can plant at home .

Outside, on the Berlaymont esplanade, visitors will have the opportunity to join another REGIO activity: visit Brussels by bike and discover three projects co-financed by the EU that make the capital of Europe vibrate:

  1. an innovative and sustainable swimming pool
  2. a space of creativity, social innovation and pure energy that has become a point of reference for the neighborhood
  3. an urban rooftop garden where the tour will stop for a short guided tour

Join us on the 7the May to celebrate Europe together!

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