European Union Day at the University of Illinois is a celebration of transatlantic relations and strives to promote a better understanding between the peoples of the United States and the European Union.
This year, the "State of the European Union" address will be delivered by His Excellency Lauri Lepik, Estonian Ambassador to the United States.
EU Day is open to the public and provides our citizens with the opportunity to learn about the importance of the European Union to the United States and its role in promoting international relations. Invited guests and dignitaries will include members of the Diplomatic Corps from Washington, DC, members of the Consular Corps from Chicago, business leaders, state and local government officials, and faculty and students from universities and high schools throughout Illinois.
This event will feature a reception beginning at 10 am, followed by the keynote at 10:30 am. For additional details, see the event webpage.