EXCO & Konrad Adenauer Forum

On 7-8 February the European Seniors’  Union (ESU) held its Presidium meeting and General Assembly in Brussels. The delegates enjoyed the speeches of MEP Heinz Becker on social policy and of the Belgian Minister of State Mark Eyskens presenting his quirky reflections  on today’s ever changing  world.

In the evening of 8 February delegates enjoyed the Dinner Debate organized by the European Office of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) and the ESU. Mr. José Maria Gil-Robles, former President of the European Parliament  brought a convincing speech in favor of the Social Market Economy and outlined the current problems in a broad historical context. “Also today we will overcome the difficulties and together in the EPP we play a decisive role in Europe”, said MEP Antonio Lopez, general secretary of the EPP.

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Events in 2017

Regional Conference: Technology & Active Ageing

Nicosia - Cyprus

On 14 October the Senior Citizens Organization of Cyprus and the ESU organised a South Regional Conference in Nicosia around 'Technology & Active Ageing'.

International Day of Older Persons 2017


On the occasion of the International day of Older Persons on 1 October 2017, the ESU released a message of ESU President Hermans.

Regional Conference: Security and Trust - the Future of the EU

Munich - Germany

On 28-30 September 2017, the ESU and the CSU-Seniorenunion organised a regional conference in Munich about 'Security and Trust - the Future of the EU'.

Summer Academy 2017: Europe’s Future

Vienna - Austria

From 30 June till 2 July, the ESU held its Summer Acadamy around 'Europe's Future'.

Seminar: Promoting political responsibility of youth and seniors

Budapest - Hungary

The ESU and RSI organized a seminar on the relations between generations and promoting political responsibility of youth and seniors.

ESU-APAN Conference: Future of Europe

St. Julian's - Malta

At the occasion of the EPP Congress in Malta, the ESU organized in cooperation with APAN, a conference on the "Future of Europe".

Regional Conference: Quality of life

Prague - Czech Republic

On 11-12 March 2017, the ESU and its Czech member organisation (SKS CR) organised a regional conference in Prague about the 'Quality of Life' of seniors.

ESU Annual Report 2016

Brussels - Belgium

The ESU Annual Report 2016 was presented in the Executive Committee Meeting (General Assembly) of 8 February 2017