We are honoured to announce that United Europe will receive the “Future Prize of the Foundation for Future Issues” in the category Integration in Communication on the evening of 24 May as part of the SignsAward. “With this special award on the occasion of its 40th anniversary, the Foundation honors United Europe’s impressive commitment to European cohesion,” the jury giving the reason for its decision.
The laudation for United Europe will be given by EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger. The award is accepted by Baroness Jay of Paddington, Member of the House of Lords and Member of the Board of United Europe.
Düzen Tekkal, Woman of Europe 2018 and also a member of United Europe, will then make a plea for “Europe as a place of longing”.
The award, also known as the “Oscar of the communications industry“, comprises ten categories and will take place at the Ritz Carlton in Berlin. The programme with all awardees can be found (in German) here.
Before the SignsAward, for the first time the Future Day of the Foundation for Future Issues will take place. Under the direction of Ulrich Reinhardt, the charitable foundation for research into the future of society will discuss urgent European issues of our time and formulate solutions together with guests such as Kai Diekmann, European politician Ingo Friedrich and Mario Ohoven, President of the Bundesverband mittelständische Wirtschaft. “Shortly before the European elections, we are committed to the European Union in politically difficult times,” emphasize the organizers Christiane Goetz-Weimer and Wolfram Weimer.