"Destination Europe"

 

A presentation for young people ( 13 and over)

 
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A presentation for young people (Ages 13 and up)
As part of its objective to make the education on "Europe" easier and more accessible for young people, the CIIE proposes the presentation "Destination Europe".
During this presentation, the speaker will present, in a very interactive way, the symbols, history and functioning of the enlarged European Union as well as the role of the EU in our daily lives.
At the end of the presentation, each participant will receive further information on "Europe" and the European Union (maps, brochures etc.)
Free of charge, this presentation is proposed in the premises of the CIIE, located at the Lieu d'Europe in Strasbourg.



 
 

To book a "Destination Europe" presentation (in English)

 
  • Target group: 13 years and over
  • Location: premises of the CIIE (visitors' entrance: 8 rue Boecklin, 67000 Strasbourg).
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Language: English
  • Cost: free of charge
  • Reservation: Tel : +33 (0)3 88 15 70 80 or fill in the online form.
 
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    • 23 june 2017

      Luxembourg National Day

    • June 23th marks the anniversary of the sovereign of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Originally celebrated on 23 January, the birthday of the Grande-Duchesse Charlotte, June 23 was chosen since 1961 due to climatic conditions which fit with outdoor celebrations.
      On this day, two major events punctuate the celebrations: the Te Deum in the Cathedral of Our Lady of Luxembourg and the taking up of arms, accompanied by a civilian event, organized the Liberty avenue in Luxembourg.
    • 25 june 2017

      Slovenia National Day

    • The National Day commemorates the independence of Slovenia, obtained in 1991.
      The first Slovenes, the Slavic people, settled down in current Slovenia, at the borders of the Italy, Austria and Hungary, during the fourth century.
      Since the eighth century, Slovenia was incorporated into various empires or states. The last one was ex-Yugoslavia from which it would become independent in 1991.
      Its independance was recognized by Germany in December, 1991 and by the international community in January of the following year.

    • 26 june 2017

      International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

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      Torture is a crime under international law. According to all relevant instruments, it is absolutely prohibited and cannot be justified under any circumstances. This prohibition forms part of customary international law, which means that it is binding on every member of the international community, regardless of whether a State has ratified international treaties in which torture is expressly prohibited. The systematic or widespread practice of torture constitutes a crime against humanity.

      On 12 December 1997, by resolution 52/149, the UN General Assembly proclaimed 26 June the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, with a view to the total eradication of torture and the effective functioning of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, (resolution 39/46), annex, which entered into force on 26 June 1987.