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A green Europe Day for us in Singapore. The European Union Ambassador to Singapore Iwona Piórko welcomed our Guest-of-Honour, Minister for Transport and Minister-in-charge of Trade Relations S.Iswaran at the Dairy Farm Nature Park. In partnership with NParks, Minister Iswaran, Ambassador Piórko, Ambassadors of EU Member States and Ukraine’s Ambassador to Singapore planted trees.  They were accompanied by youth as we mark 2022 as the European Year of Youth. Trees are both about a shared commitment for Green Recovery and they also symbolise hope for the future.

Watch Minister Iswaran’s message and event highlights: https://bit.ly/3991yoQ

 

 

 

 

 

A green Europe Day in Singapore

Why is Europe Day this year so important? We put the question to Ambassadors and warmly invite you to watch this collective video message: https://bit.ly/3snmv5U

The Straits Times reports on Europe Day 2022 in Singapore: https://str.sg/wXK7

Europe Day 2022 pictorial highlights

Going green on Europe Day

Europe Day in Singapore

Events for Europe Day 2022

1. Going Green on Europe Day: We start the day with a joint #TeamEurope tree planting exercise in partnership with NParks. Minister for Transport and Minister-in-charge of Trade Relations S. Iswaran is the Guest of Honour. Minister Iswaran, EU Ambassador to Singapore Iwona Piórko, Ambassadors of EU Member States and Ambassador of Ukraine will be accompanied by youth in this tree planting exercise as we mark the European Year of Youth. #EuropeDay #EuropeDay2022
2. Joint video message by EU Ambassador Iwona Piórko and Ambassadors of EU Member States. Ambassadors respond to the question: Why is Europe Day this year so important? Watch their replies on our YouTube channel on 9th of May.
3. EU Ambassador Iwona Piórko participates in Live Chats with EU Ambassadors on Europe Day: The European External Action Service (EEAS) hosts live sessions with EU Ambassadors on its Facebook page. There will be two sessions on the ‘Global impact of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine.’ Don’t forget to put your questions.
4. EU at Your School: #TeamEurope project sees the EU and Member States introduce the European Union to secondary school students in Singapore.
5. Cultural Diplomacy: European Film Festival (EUFF). For peace and freedom, we open this year’s European Film Festival opening with Mother of Apostles from Ukraine. The festival runs from 12-26th May at the iconic independent cinema space The Projector. In the European Year of Youth we deepen our engagement with youth by showcasing alongside the main festival films, student short films from three schools in Singapore.
www.euff.com.sg
Watch our festival trailer: https://bit.ly/3yf2pyw
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