The Delegation of the European Union to the United States is your source for the latest information on EU affairs and EU-US relations.
We issue regular press releases on EU political, economic, and legislative developments, and highlight news from sources including the European External Action Service, the Council of the EU and the European Commission.
Vice-President Kristalina Georgieva, responsible for Budget and Human Resources, has informed European Commission President Juncker of her decision to resign from her post as Member of the European Commission in…
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On 2 December 2016, the Council adopted the decision authorising the European Union to conclude the so called “Umbrella agreement” which puts in place a comprehensive high-level data protection framework…
2016 - Dec
Commissioner Avramopoulos will be in Washington on December 4-5 to represent the European Union, together with the Slovak Presidency of the Council, in the EU-U.S. Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial…
2016 - Dec
May is “European Month of Culture,” offering opportunities to experience the rich, diverse and innovative cultures of Europe in and around Washington, DC.
2016 - Apr
At the final round of this year’s Euro Challenge competition, held yesterday at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, five teams emerged as the winners. Students from Montclair High School, NJ, (1st place), Ridgefield High School, CT, (2nd place), Joel Barlow High School, CT (3rd place), Mount Saint Mary Academy, NJ (4th place), and International Academy – Okma Campus, MI, (5th place) beat top teams from 24 other high schools on the final day of intense competition. The Euro Challenge is a unique and exciting educational opportunity for high school students from across the United States to learn about the European Union – the largest economic partner of the U.S. – and the 19 countries that share its single currency, the euro. Participants showcase their specific knowledge of countries in the euro area and make policy recommendations to rein in deficits and debt, reduce unemployment, or solve other challenges confronting these countries.
2016 - Apr