Since 1965 the European Documentation Centre (EDC) of the University of Mannheim is part of a worldwide information network, which has been set up in the early 1960s by the European Commission. Today there are more than 350 European Documentation Centres in the EU Member States. The purpose of the network is the support of academic study and research on European integration. The EDC is also open to the interested public. [Flyer ; Video ; BuB article]
Slovenian's Presidency of the Council of the European Union|
From 1 June until December 2021, Slovenia hold the Presidency of the Council of the EU. Together with Germany and Portugal they form the current "Trio Presidency" with a joint programme.
Conference on the Future of Europe|
Through the platform citizens can express their views on all the issues they consider important for the future of the EU.
Virtual visits to the EU in Brussels|
The European Commission Visitors' Centre offers virtual visits for groups of 15 providing information on how the Commission works. These can be general or tailored information visits.
More information: European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) ; Commission Expert Group ; online learning resources ; food safety (q/a) ; EU research database: COVID-19 Data Portal ; COVID-19: desicions (european, health, economy) ; reports on COVID-19 ; EUvsVirus (Pan-European Hackathon, 24 - 26 April: results) ; publication lists (1 ; 2 ; 3) ; datasets (1 ; 2) ; overview of end-of-lockdown in EU Member States ; Re-open EU (Corona travel rules) ; health measures and travel conditions (Robert Schuman Foundation) ; impact of the health crisis on the functioning of national Parliaments (studies ; Robert Schuman Foundation) ; COVID-19 vaccines and vaccine strategy ; Fighting COVID-19 disinformation (monthly reports by online platforms since August 2020) ; EU Digital COVID Certificate (Q&A ; factsheet)
EU Public Consultations 2021|
Contributions can be submitted for: Civil liability – adapting liability rules to the digital age and artificial intelligence (until 10 January 2022) ; Air quality - revision of EU rules (until 16 December) Revision of EU legislation on hazard classification, labelling and packaging of chemicals (until 15 November) ; Integrated water management – revised lists of surface and groundwater pollutants (until 1 November)