Europe Day 2022: The European Parliament opens its doors to citizens | News


In the context of Europe Day on May 9, the EU institutions are hosting a wide range of online and on-site activities at their locations across EU member states and around the world. The European Parliament will also be participating, with its buildings in Brussels (7 May), Luxembourg (9 May) and Strasbourg (15 May) welcoming citizens.

Follow events onsite and online to understand how the EU is working to make Europe safer, greener, healthier, more digital, and more resilient. Participants will also be invited to join the debate on the outcomes of the Conference on the Future of Europe. The official closing ceremony of the Conference, with the participation of the Presidents of Parliament, Council and Commission, will be held in Strasbourg, the seat of the European Parliament, on 9 May itself.

The detailed programme of activities organised by the European Parliament for Europe Day 2022 can be found here.

All the information about Europe Day 2022 and activities organised by all EU institutions and in Member States is available on a dedicated Europe Day platform.


Europe Day is celebrated on or around 9 May every year to commemorate a speech by French Foreign Minister, Robert Schuman, on 9 May 1950 which led to the creation of the European Coal and Steel Community the following year and became the forerunner of the European Union of today.

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