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Join us for Washington, D.C.'s International Coastal Cleanup on Kingman Island on September 21, 2019! As part of the global #EUBeachCleanup campaign to combat marine litter, we are partnering with Ocean Conservancy to help clean up the Anacostia River. Let's beat plastic pollution and preserve our ocean! The cleanup will take place from 9:30am to 12:30pm. Family and friends are welcome.
This year's International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is dedicated to Indigenous Peoples’ Languages. Around 5,000 of the 7,000 languages spoken in the world are indigenous, and one of them dies every two weeks. The EU invests €500 million every year on education programmes to revitalize these ancient communication tools in 60 countries across the world.
The 17th European Union-Canada Summit took place on 17-18 July in Montreal. European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker represented the European Union. Canada was represented by its Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau. European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström also participated for the EU.