A banner celebrates 60 years of the Treaties of Rome, at the European Commission in Brussels, on March 21. European Union leaders and presidents of EU institutions will come together in Rome on March 25 to commemorate the twin treaties that laid the foundation for the EU. Photo: AFP

The EU at 60: a beacon for peace and prosperity in an uncertain world

Carmen Cano recalls how the European Union turned a continent historically ravaged by wars and conflict into one championing freedom and rights. The unique community continues to be an inspiration today amid the drift towards populism and protectionism

TOP PICKS

A banner celebrates 60 years of the Treaties of Rome, at the European Commission in Brussels, on March 21. European Union leaders and presidents of EU institutions will come together in Rome on March 25 to commemorate the twin treaties that laid the foundation for the EU. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE