Category Schwarzkopf-Europa-Preis

Call for nominations: Schwarzkopf Europe Award 2018

Young people from all over Europe honour a decision-maker or institution that today is shaping the future of Europe in a direction they hope for.

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“Maintaining the idealism and the vision of the early years of the union, that is the challenge”

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The Schwarzkopf Europe Award of 2017 will go to the EU Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly for supporting the integrity of the different institutions of the European Union and for upholding the European idea in her work. She will give a speech at the award ceremony on Monday, 24th April in Berlin, which is open to the public.


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Neil MacGregor – An Interview

The Schwarzkopf Europe Award was given to Neil Macgregor for his outstanding dedication to the European self-conception. The exceptional historian manages to unite cultural visions of the past, present and future in an extraordinary way. As an academic person he won’t remain in the alleged ivory tower of academia but co...

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Award Ceremony for the „Schwarzkopf Europe Award“ & “Young European of the Year” 2016

Every year the Schwarzkopf Foundation honors one committed young person who distinguished themselves in an exemplary manner concerning their honorary dedication in the support of international understanding or the integration of Europe, with the „Young European of the Year” Award.

The „Young Europeans“ also honor individuals or civic society organizations, who committed themselves in an outstanding way to a positive development and the

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