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๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Strengthening the Eastern Partnership. This Saturday we join European Horizons' European Student Conference. Tune in ...
06/05/2021

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Strengthening the Eastern Partnership. This Saturday we join European Horizons' European Student Conference. Tune in for a most topical discussion with European Parliament lawmaker Petras Auลกtreviฤius on the European Union's Eastern challenges. Register โžก๏ธ https://bit.ly/3uXFMt3 #ESC2021 June 5, 11:30 AM ET (17:30 CET)

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Strengthening the Eastern Partnership. This Saturday we join European Horizons' European Student Conference. Tune in for a most topical discussion with European Parliament lawmaker Petras Auลกtreviฤius on the European Union's Eastern challenges. Register โžก๏ธ https://bit.ly/3uXFMt3 #ESC2021 June 5, 11:30 AM ET (17:30 CET)

Join us on Tuesday, June 15 with FMC, the association of Former Members of Congress for a transatlantic conversation on ...
06/03/2021

Join us on Tuesday, June 15 with FMC, the association of Former Members of Congress for a transatlantic conversation on the digital sector and the future of democracy. With ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ lawmakers Christel Schaldemose and Andreas Schwab, and ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ lawmakers Suzan DelBene and Darrell Issa.
Register here ๐Ÿ‘‰ http://bit.ly/2RhWFRG

Join us on Tuesday, June 15 with FMC, the association of Former Members of Congress for a transatlantic conversation on the digital sector and the future of democracy. With ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ lawmakers Christel Schaldemose and Andreas Schwab, and ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ lawmakers Suzan DelBene and Darrell Issa.
Register here ๐Ÿ‘‰ http://bit.ly/2RhWFRG

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Today we honor the brave men and women in the USA who gave their lives defending the values of democracy, liberty ...
05/31/2021

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Today we honor the brave men and women in the USA who gave their lives defending the values of democracy, liberty & dignity for Americans and Europeans alike. #NeverForget #MemorialDay

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Today we honor the brave men and women in the USA who gave their lives defending the values of democracy, liberty & dignity for Americans and Europeans alike. #NeverForget #MemorialDay

๐ŸŽ™๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Special edition of #EUtoCampus with The Europe Desk of the BMW Center for German and European Studies (CGES) of Geo...
05/30/2021

๐ŸŽ™๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Special edition of #EUtoCampus with The Europe Desk of the BMW Center for German and European Studies (CGES) of Georgetown University! We talk with European Parliament First Vice President Roberta Metsola. She explains why European Union lawmakers are investigating Frontex, the EUโ€™s border management agency, and why legislators' scrutiny matters. Listen and subscribe now!

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๐ŸŽ™๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Special edition of #EUtoCampus with The Europe Desk of the BMW Center for German and European Studies (CGES) of Georgetown University! We talk with European Parliament First Vice President Roberta Metsola. She explains why European Union lawmakers are investigating Frontex, the EUโ€™s border management agency, and why legislators' scrutiny matters. Listen and subscribe now!

Spotify: spoti.fi/3uFHxeF
Apple: apple.co/3bZOtfO

TIMELY TRANSATLANTIC EVENT, tomorrow Tuesday 11:30am ET (17:30 CET).๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ and ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ lawmakers debate how we can step up our co...
05/24/2021

TIMELY TRANSATLANTIC EVENT, tomorrow Tuesday 11:30am ET (17:30 CET).
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ and ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ lawmakers debate how we can step up our cooperation on global #HumanRights protection. With MEP Marie Arena, Chair of European Parliament Human Rights Subcommittee, Senator Ben Cardin, Chair of the U.S. Helsinki Commission, US Rep. Gregory Meeks, Chair of the US House Foreign Affairs Committee, and US House Rep. Gwen Moore.

Follow LIVE here: https://bit.ly/3fGnDuv

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Be part of the next chapter for EU-US relations. Applications for our paid internships starting in September are o...
05/24/2021

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Be part of the next chapter for EU-US relations. Applications for our paid internships starting in September are out and open until June 7. Don't leave it to the last moment. Apply now! โžก๏ธ https://bit.ly/3yAegVL

"Despite tools like social media, teens on both sides of the Atlantic grow up feeling disconnected from peers across the...
05/20/2021
EU & U.S. Students Bridge the Pond During Pandemic

"Despite tools like social media, teens on both sides of the Atlantic grow up feeling disconnected from peers across the pond". Great piece on the Diplomatic Courier about our work bringing ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ & ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ students together. #BridgeThePond

https://www.diplomaticourier.com/posts/eu-us-students-bridge-the-pond-during-pandemic

May 19, 2021 // The European Parliament Liaison Office (ELPO) in Washington, DC, launched the Bridge the Pond Program last fall, which brings secondary school students from the United States and the European Union together to participate in important global conversations.

05/08/2021

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ It's a long way from Waynesville, North Carolina to Gothenburg, Sweden. Yet students from Tuscola High School and Hvitfeldtska Gymnasiet are getting together to discuss transatlantic relations! Here's when they first met ๐Ÿ‘‡ #BridgeThePond

๐Ÿ“ข ๐Ÿ“ข Are you a US college graduate or graduating now? Passionate about ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ affairs? Applications for our fall 2021 inte...
05/07/2021

๐Ÿ“ข ๐Ÿ“ข Are you a US college graduate or graduating now? Passionate about ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ affairs? Applications for our fall 2021 internship are out! The paid internships includes 3-5 months of transatlantic work experience in our DC office. Apply by June 7th! More here โžก๏ธ bit.ly/3h8VNcG

๐Ÿ“ข ๐Ÿ“ข Are you a US college graduate or graduating now? Passionate about ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ affairs? Applications for our fall 2021 internship are out! The paid internships includes 3-5 months of transatlantic work experience in our DC office. Apply by June 7th! More here โžก๏ธ bit.ly/3h8VNcG

Today we mark 11 years of European Parliament presence in Washington DC. Working more than ever for stronger EU-US ties....
04/29/2021

Today we mark 11 years of European Parliament presence in Washington DC. Working more than ever for stronger EU-US ties. #happybirthday

Today we mark 11 years of European Parliament presence in Washington DC. Working more than ever for stronger EU-US ties. #happybirthday

This year's European Union in the United States open house is all about ๐ŸŽถ.  Stay tuned! Don't miss #EuropeHouseLive on M...
04/26/2021

This year's European Union in the United States open house is all about ๐ŸŽถ. Stay tuned! Don't miss #EuropeHouseLive on May 8th. Over 20 performances from across the ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ are brought to you in real time to celebrate #EuropeDay 2021. Register here: https://fb.me/e/47KwqLtxs

This year's European Union in the United States open house is all about ๐ŸŽถ. Stay tuned! Don't miss #EuropeHouseLive on May 8th. Over 20 performances from across the ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ are brought to you in real time to celebrate #EuropeDay 2021. Register here: https://fb.me/e/47KwqLtxs

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Fostering transatlantic cooperation on digital trade: yesterday we had a useful discussion on the EU-US approach t...
04/23/2021
Developing Transatlantic Digital Trade - What are the obstacles?

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Fostering transatlantic cooperation on digital trade: yesterday we had a useful discussion on the EU-US approach to digital trade and regulation in partnership with the Center for European Union, Transatlantic, and Trans-European Space Studies. It was great to host Andreas Schwab, Member of the European Parliament, Benjamin Angel from the European Commission, Francesco Duina, Bates College and Urลกka Petrovฤiฤ, Hudson Institute.

Watch the recording here:

On April 22nd, 2021, the European Parliament Liaison Office in Washington DC in partnership with Virginia Tech's Center for European Union, Transatlantic, an...

What are EU and its strategic partners doing for a brighter, greener future? Join a transatlantic expert conversation wi...
04/21/2021

What are EU and its strategic partners doing for a brighter, greener future? Join a transatlantic expert conversation with ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ White House Energy Director, Nicholas Sherman & ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Senior Director of the Covid-19 Task Force, Sunny Uppall on April 22nd, 10am EDT. #ClimateAction

Register here: https://bit.ly/2RHoL8D
Follow live: https://bit.ly/3dDlm3j

What are EU and its strategic partners doing for a brighter, greener future? Join a transatlantic expert conversation with ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ White House Energy Director, Nicholas Sherman & ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Senior Director of the Covid-19 Task Force, Sunny Uppall on April 22nd, 10am EDT. #ClimateAction

Register here: https://bit.ly/2RHoL8D
Follow live: https://bit.ly/3dDlm3j

The world is changing fast. How should the EU tackle new challenges? The Conference on the Future of Europe gives a chan...
04/20/2021

The world is changing fast. How should the EU tackle new challenges? The Conference on the Future of Europe gives a chance to all Europeans to help guide EU future directions and policy making.

Join the debate: https://bit.ly/3grjo7S #TheFutureisYours

The world is changing fast. How should the EU tackle new challenges? The Conference on the Future of Europe gives a chance to all Europeans to help guide EU future directions and policy making.

Join the debate: https://bit.ly/3grjo7S #TheFutureisYours

๐Ÿšจ ๐Ÿšจ A new episode of #EUtoCampus, our podcast for EU studies students in USA, is out! This time we talk with Vivien Schm...
04/15/2021

๐Ÿšจ ๐Ÿšจ A new episode of #EUtoCampus, our podcast for EU studies students in USA, is out! This time we talk with Vivien Schmidt, Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and International Relations at Boston University about the democratic legitimacy of the European Union. Subscribe on your favourite podcast host!

๐ŸŽงApple: https://apple.co/3mTr8AL
๐ŸŽงSpotify: https://spoti.fi/3uRJwgb

๐Ÿšจ ๐Ÿšจ A new episode of #EUtoCampus, our podcast for EU studies students in USA, is out! This time we talk with Vivien Schmidt, Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and International Relations at Boston University about the democratic legitimacy of the European Union. Subscribe on your favourite podcast host!

๐ŸŽงApple: https://apple.co/3mTr8AL
๐ŸŽงSpotify: https://spoti.fi/3uRJwgb

Developing Transatlantic Digital Trade: What are the obstacles? Join us April 22nd with the Center for European Union, T...
04/15/2021

Developing Transatlantic Digital Trade: What are the obstacles? Join us April 22nd with the Center for European Union, Transatlantic, and Trans-European Space Studies (CEUTTSS) of Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences for a discussion on #digital trade and taxation. With Andreas Schwab, Member of the European Parliament, Benjamin Angel, Francesco Duina, Urลกka Petrovฤiฤ and Besnik Pula.

Register here: https://bit.ly/3uPQUIX

Developing Transatlantic Digital Trade: What are the obstacles? Join us April 22nd with the Center for European Union, Transatlantic, and Trans-European Space Studies (CEUTTSS) of Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences for a discussion on #digital trade and taxation. With Andreas Schwab, Member of the European Parliament, Benjamin Angel, Francesco Duina, Urลกka Petrovฤiฤ and Besnik Pula.

Register here: https://bit.ly/3uPQUIX

04/10/2021

Our ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ #SingleMarket means free movement of goods, services, capital and people four our citizens. It means also more opportunities for European companies and less red tape and bureaucracy for those who want to trade with the European Union. โฌ‡๏ธ

04/09/2021

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ David Sassoli is the President of the European Parliament, the European Union's directly elected body and voice of 448 million EU citizens.

What is the role and what are the main responsibilities of the President? Watch to find out more โฌ‡๏ธ and visit https://bit.ly/3t51L18.

Happy Easter from all of us at the European Parliament Liaison Office in Washington DC.
04/04/2021

Happy Easter from all of us at the European Parliament Liaison Office in Washington DC.

Happy Easter from all of us at the European Parliament Liaison Office in Washington DC.

As EU-US advance on a renewed cooperation agenda, legislators from both sides are getting together exchanging views. Tod...
03/30/2021

As EU-US advance on a renewed cooperation agenda, legislators from both sides are getting together exchanging views. Today we hosted MEP Norbert Lins, Chair of European Parliament Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development and US Rep. David Scott, Chair of House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy for an important #transatlantic conversation. ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

As EU-US advance on a renewed cooperation agenda, legislators from both sides are getting together exchanging views. Today we hosted MEP Norbert Lins, Chair of European Parliament Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development and US Rep. David Scott, Chair of House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy for an important #transatlantic conversation. ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

This month we welcomed new interns from the great states of California, Massachusetts, New York & Wisconsin! Moving to W...
03/19/2021

This month we welcomed new interns from the great states of California, Massachusetts, New York & Wisconsin! Moving to Washington DC is not the simplest of things right now but these young #transatlantic enthusiasts don't want to miss a beat of the renewed EU-US agenda! ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ”ฅ

This month we welcomed new interns from the great states of California, Massachusetts, New York & Wisconsin! Moving to Washington DC is not the simplest of things right now but these young #transatlantic enthusiasts don't want to miss a beat of the renewed EU-US agenda! ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ”ฅ

Fighting disinformation while strengthening our democracy. ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ yesterday EU legislators & transatlantic experts got tog...
03/18/2021

Fighting disinformation while strengthening our democracy. ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ yesterday EU legislators & transatlantic experts got together discussing a common challenge & ways forward. With Chris Krebs and MEPs
Sandra Kalniete Sophie in 't Veld Christel Schaldemose Magdalena Adamowicz

WATCH here again: https://bit.ly/2Q82Q9Q

Fighting disinformation while strengthening our democracy. ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ yesterday EU legislators & transatlantic experts got together discussing a common challenge & ways forward. With Chris Krebs and MEPs
Sandra Kalniete Sophie in 't Veld Christel Schaldemose Magdalena Adamowicz

WATCH here again: https://bit.ly/2Q82Q9Q

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Defending democracies in the post-truth era. Join the European Parliament on Wednesday, March 17 at 9:30 AM EDT (2...
03/16/2021

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Defending democracies in the post-truth era. Join the European Parliament on Wednesday, March 17 at 9:30 AM EDT (2:30 PM CET) for a transatlantic webinar on disinformation and democracy. Keynote speech by Chris Krebs.

More information: https://bit.ly/3vvzsdS
Follow LIVE: https://bit.ly/3eIOJlO

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Defending democracies in the post-truth era. Join the European Parliament on Wednesday, March 17 at 9:30 AM EDT (2:30 PM CET) for a transatlantic webinar on disinformation and democracy. Keynote speech by Chris Krebs.

More information: https://bit.ly/3vvzsdS
Follow LIVE: https://bit.ly/3eIOJlO

03/08/2021
US Vice President Harris - Message to the European Parliament

On the occasion of #InternationalWomensDay United States Vice President Kamala Harris joined the European Parliament with a message to EU lawmakers from Washington DC. "It is essential that we work together to advance principles that strengthen democracy, accountability, transparency, rule of law & human rights [...] The opportunities to do that are in front of us, with women's contributions to society, worldwide."

On Monday, United States Vice President Kamala Harris will be video-addressing the European Parliament, house of Europea...
03/07/2021

On Monday, United States Vice President Kamala Harris will be video-addressing the European Parliament, house of European Union citizens. She joins the President of the European Parliament David Sassoli and EU lawmakers as they salute women frontliners on this #womensday2021. #IWD2021

Monday, March 8 at 11am ET (1700 CET)
Watch LIVE here: President of the European Parliament

On Monday, United States Vice President Kamala Harris will be video-addressing the European Parliament, house of European Union citizens. She joins the President of the European Parliament David Sassoli and EU lawmakers as they salute women frontliners on this #womensday2021. #IWD2021

Monday, March 8 at 11am ET (1700 CET)
Watch LIVE here: President of the European Parliament

03/07/2021
Blacksburg students talk about #BridgeThePond

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช "It is important for high schoolers, even if we can't vote yet, we still have ideas we can share". Blacksburg High School students spoke to WSLS 10 / WSLS.com about their work with peers from The King's Hospital Boarding & Day School, Dublin, Ireland. #BridgeThePond. Read the article โžก๏ธ https://bit.ly/3qfTNzZ

03/07/2021
Teachers on #BridgeThePond

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช "If they can do this when theyโ€™re fifteen, sixteen then think of what they can do when theyโ€™re at college and beyond". Watch Blacksburg High School teacher speaking to @WSLS 10 / WSLS.com about his experience helping US & European Union students getting together via our #BridgeThePond initiative. With European Parliament Office in Ireland and The King's Hospital Boarding & Day School.

Our #BridgeThePond project with European Parliament Office in Ireland brought together high school students from Blacksb...
03/05/2021
Bridge the Pond --- Ireland - Virginia

Our #BridgeThePond project with European Parliament Office in Ireland brought together high school students from Blacksburg High School, in Blacksburg, Virginia and The King's Hospital Boarding & Day School, in Dublin, Ireland. During four weeks the students worked together from a 3600 mile distance discussing common transatlantic challenges and proposing solutions. The project culminated with the students presenting and discussing their work with European Parliament lawmaker Maria Walsh and Virginia House Delegate Chris Hurst with the participation of the Embassy & Consulates of Ireland USA and the U.S. Embassy Dublin. Watch here the fantastic work the students did bringing forward their views on climate change, digital citizenship, and education mobility. ๐ŸŽฅ ๐Ÿ‘‡

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Vka9dQ7hL0&t

EPLO's Bridge the Pond program brings together high school students from the European Union and the United States, promoting dialogue and an exchange of view...

More ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ lawmakers getting together discussing transatlantic challenges. We recently hosted Tonino Picula, European Pa...
03/04/2021

More ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ lawmakers getting together discussing transatlantic challenges. We recently hosted Tonino Picula, European Parliament Standing Rapporteur on Relations with the United States & US Rep. Bill Keating, newly elected Chair of the House Subcommittee on Europe, Energy, Environment and Cyber, for a conversation on climate change, Russia, China, trade & economic relations. #bettertogether

More ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ lawmakers getting together discussing transatlantic challenges. We recently hosted Tonino Picula, European Parliament Standing Rapporteur on Relations with the United States & US Rep. Bill Keating, newly elected Chair of the House Subcommittee on Europe, Energy, Environment and Cyber, for a conversation on climate change, Russia, China, trade & economic relations. #bettertogether

Did you know that the 27 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Member States' governments take turns chairing their EU meetings in Brussels, six months at ...
02/10/2021

Did you know that the 27 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Member States' governments take turns chairing their EU meetings in Brussels, six months at a time? 2021Portugal.eu ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น took helm of Council of the European Union
meetings in January. They will hold the 'Presidency' until end of June 2021. https://bit.ly/2MFoyRl
#EU2021PT

Did you know that the 27 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Member States' governments take turns chairing their EU meetings in Brussels, six months at a time? 2021Portugal.eu ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น took helm of Council of the European Union
meetings in January. They will hold the 'Presidency' until end of June 2021. https://bit.ly/2MFoyRl
#EU2021PT

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