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Ever Closer Union – The legacy of the Treaties of Rome for Today’s Europe (1957-2017) - Lecture and exhibition - FREE EVENTS



Ever Closer Union – The legacy of the Treaties of Rome for Today’s Europe (1957-2017) - Lecture and exhibition - FREE EVENTS

Exhibition: Monday 23 October - Monday 30 October

Opening ceremony and talk: Wednesday 25 October (Time: 2:30 - 3:20 pm)

Talk venue: R502, Core R, 5/F, PolyU Campus

Exhibition venue: Podium level, Communal Building, PolyU Campus


On the occasion of the celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome (1957-2017), the itinerant exhibition "Ever closer union" – The Legacy of the Treaties of Rome for Today’s Europe will be displayed at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University from Monday 23 October to Monday 30 October 2017. This exhibition is the result of a collaboration among the Archives of the Council of the European Union, the Historical Archives of the European Union, the European Parliament and the European Commission, with contributions from the European Investment Bank, the Italian Presidency of the Council of Ministers, The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and ANSA.

The exhibition, made up of 14 panels in English, narrates the history and successes of the first 60 years of the European Union and illustrates the historical steps that led to its constitution taking into consideration its economic, political and social aspects. The final part is dedicated to the contemporary challenges being faced by the European Union, including the preservation of the environment, the migration crisis, the question of internal cohesion among member states and the role of the EU on the international arena.


Lecture presented by Mr. Dini Sejko (Wednesday 25 October 2017, 2:30 - 3:20 pm) 

Mr. Dini SEJKO will illustrate the legal and political steps that have lead to the formation and evolution of the European Union under a historical perspective.


Dini SEJKO is a Ph.D. candidate at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law. He has a strong multicultural background having studied or worked in Albania, Italy, Tunisia, the United Kingdom, Switzerland and China. Dini is an active member of the Hong Kong legal research community. He has participated in various domestic and international conferences and seminars.



Date: from Monday, October 23, 2017 to Monday, October 30, 2017

Organized by : Italian Cultural Institute / The European Union Office to Hong Kong and Macao

In collaboration with : Consulate General of Italy / Minor in European Studies, Department of English, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Entrance : Free


R502, Core R, 5/F, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 11 Yuk Choi Rd, Hung Hom