This academic year 2020-2021, the Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence at FIU is part of the Jean Monnet in the U.S.A. Series, #JMintheUS
This Fall 2020, the European Studies Center, a Jean Monnet European Union Center of Excellence at the University of Pittsburgh is organizing a virtual roundtable series on "Conversations on Europe" on the theme "Creating Europe."
The 2019-2020 EESP-Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence newsletter has been published.
EU Leaders agreed a package of €1,824.3 billion combining the multiannual financial framework and the extraordinary recovery fund Next Generation EU that will help the EU to rebuild after the COVID-19 pandemic and will support investments in the green and digital transitions.
On July 1st, 2020, Germany takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union for six month. Its motto is "Together for Europe's Recovery."
The EU and Global Citizen’s "Global Goal: Unite For Our Future" summit on June 27th mobilized $6.9 billion in additional funding from 40 countries to help develop and ensure equitable access to coronavirus vaccines, tests and treatments.
During the June Plenary session of the European Parliament, President Ursula von der Leyen said, "it was time to talk about racism openly and called for joining forces at all levels to build a Europe that is more equal, more humane and more fair." She said, “Let me be very clear: In our Union there is no place for racism or any kind of discrimination.” Read the full European Commission's article
Congratulations to our Florida team, Gulliver Preparatory School, for winning fourth place at the final in the 2020 Euro Challenge Competition!
70 years after the Schuman declaration, Europe faces a crisis which makes standing together more important than ever. Today we remember how Europeans made history in 1950 and pay tribute to those who are making history today. Read the Schuman declaration
Laurent Gallissot, Consul General of France in Miami, and Andreas T. Siegel, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany, gave their insights on the pandemic in France and Germany.