Celebrating Europe Day

European day
FRA will join Europe Day events in Vienna and worldwide on 7 and 9 May 2020.

On 7 May, the FRA Director will join the heads of the EU institutions based in Austria in Vienna to commemorate Europe Day and Austria’s 25th anniversary membership of the EU.

The event will feature a keynote video address by the President of Austria, Alexander Van der Bellen, and remarks by a European Parliament Vice President and the head of the European Commission Representation in Austria. 

On 9 May, the European Union will livestream its Europe Day ‘Together as One’ event. The event will present a message of European Unity, EU Solidarity and EU's Multilateral engagement to tackle global issues, such as COVID-19.

There will be statements from UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell and from the Austrian Government.