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#EuropeDay 🇪🇺 marks the anniversary of the 1950 Schuman Declaration.

Determined to prevent another terrible war, European governments concluded that pooling coal and steel production would make war between historic rivals "not merely unthinkable, but materially impossible".
Reconciliation. Solidarity. Peace.

Jean Monnet dedicated himself to the cause of European integration.
He was the inspiration behind the ‘Schuman Plan’, which led to the creation of the European Coal and Steel Community.
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The Schuman Declaration. The typed manuscript with handmade annotations.

"World peace cannot be safeguarded without the making of creative efforts proportionate to the dangers which threaten it."

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Today is #EuropeDay!
It marks the anniversary of the 1950 Schuman Declaration, paving the way for even greater achievements in the decades that followed. Check out how we communicated about EU milestones through the years…
50 years ago, in 1968, we announced the creation of the #CustomsUnion with the aid of a well sharpened pencil and state-of-the-art technology. #EuropeDay
31 years ago, in 1987, we launched a student exchange programme: #Erasmus
All those years of mobility and cooperation have given Europe an open-minded and entrepreneurial generation of 9 million people. #EuropeDay
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