On 1 November, the European Parliament Information Office in Edinburgh was at the Modern Studies Association conference in Glasgow.Read more : Modern Studies Association Conference 2014
Ahead of the next European Parliamentary elections taking place between 22nd and 25th May 2014, the Scottish Youth Parliament and the European Parliament Office in Edinburgh held the Audio Europa competition, designed to give young people across Scotland the chance to share their views on why it is important to vote.Read more : Audio Europa Competition
The European Parliament's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought is awarded annually to honour exceptional individuals who combat intolerance, fanaticism and oppression. There was a panel discussion for nominees in Glasgow.Read more : Sakarov Prize Discussion
With the European Elections coming up next year, the European Parliament Office in Edinburgh decided to sit down with some experts and see what is at stake for Scotland.Read more : The 2014 European Elections in Scotland: What is at stake?
Looking back at the United Kingdom's 40 years in the European Union, the European Parliament Office in Edinburgh asked professionals in the field what this has meant for Scotland.Read more : UK in Europe 40 Years: What has it meant for Scotland?
Following the success of last year's event, we participated in the Opportunity Europe Fair and Exhibition for schools and colleges again this autumn. The event targeted an invited post-primary schools/colleges audience.Read more : Opportunity Europe and Beyond
At a ceremony at the European Parliament Office in Edinburgh on 19th August, Professor Richard Demarco CBE was presented with the 2013 European Citizen's Medal by Scottish MEP Struan Stevenson.Read more : European Citizen's Prize awarded to Professor Richard Demarco CBE
The European Parliament Information Office in Edinburgh hosted a reception to launch its 2013 Calendar on 6 December 2012. This event celebrated the creativity of Scottish primary pupils and featured an exhibition of the 25 drawings which will appear in the calendar. Rewards and certificates were presented to the winner and the two runners up. The theme of this year's calendar competition was 'Europe's rich animal kingdom'.Read more : 2013 European Parliament Calendar Exhibition
On 23rd November the Scottish European Resources Network (SERN), which is co-organised by the European Commission and European Parliament Offices in Scotland, held its annual meeting at the EP Office in Edinburgh. It was attended over 30 members of SERN who heard three presentations on the "20th anniversary of the completion of the Single Market."Read more : Scottish European Resources Network (SERN)
This years Royal Society of Edinburgh's MacCormick European Lecture, which was support by European Parliament Office in Edinburgh, was given by journalist Allan Little. The Royal Society of Edinburgh's annual MacCormick European Lecture is named after the late Professor Sir Neil MacCormick, a former Member of the European Parliament, in recognition of the contribution made by him to Scottish and European politics and the international work of the RSE.Read more : MacCormick European Lecture
On Friday 16th November, the European Parliament Office in Edinburgh hosted a talk and QandA session with George Lyon MEP entitled: The EU Budget; Deal or No Deal? Mr Lyon is Vice President of the European Parliament Budgets Committee and a Member of the President's Strategy Group on the EU long-term budget (the Multi-Annual Financial Framework). In addressing the controversial topic, discussed the broad political issues that will shape the eventual EU budget as well as the implications for Scotland.Read more : EU Budget: Deal or No Deal? With George Lyon MEP