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Brexit – ‘All EU Need To Know’: Article 50 Explained

What is Article 50? Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union (EU) gives any EU Member State the right to leave the Union.  Simply put, triggering Article 50 is the EU’s equivalent of starting divorce proceedings.  It’s a little like the leader of a country saying that it no […]

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Just the Facts: The Rome Declaration

On Saturday 25 March 2017, the leaders of 27 EU Member States met in Rome, Italy, to mark the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome.  At the ceremony, EU leaders adopted the Rome Declaration in which they pledged to make the EU “stronger and more resilient, through even greater […]

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PRESS RELEASE: ‘We must use the Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome to renew the EU’

European Movement Ireland Statement on the 60th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome Dublin, Friday 24 March, 2017:  Tomorrow, on Saturday 25 March 2017, the leaders of 27 EU Member States will meet in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome.  The leaders of the EU27 […]

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Executive Director’s Blog – 60 years on from the Treaty of Rome, the idea of Europe is more important than ever

60 years ago this Saturday, the leaders of France, Belgium, Luxembourg, West Germany, the Netherlands and Italy gathered in the Palazzo dei Conservatori to sign the Treaty of Rome; it was the Treaty which created the European Economic Community (EEC), which itself paved the way for the European Union (EU).  As […]

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