ESU-APAN Conference: Future of Europe

At the occasion of the EPP Congress in Malta, the ESU organized in cooperation with APAN (our Maltese member association), a conference on the “Future of Europe”. The main speakers were Mr. Herman Van Rompuy, former president of the Europe Council, Ms. Roberta Metsola, MEP, and Dr. Louis Galea, former minister and member of the European Court of Auditors. The debate was moderated by Prof. Steven Van Hecke. In addition to the Maltese participants, around 25 participants from other ESU member associations attended the conference.

We thank our Maltese colleagues for the organization of this conference, for their enthusiasm, energy and professionalism. In particular we are thankful to Dr. Mario Rizzo Naudi, president of Assocjazzjoni Pensjonanti u Anzjani Nazzjonalisti – APAN, Dr. Louis Galea, Ms. Lina Caruna and Mr. Nazju Abela.

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.

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.

EXCO & Konrad Adenauer Forum

Brussels - Belgium

On 7-8 February the ESU held its Presidium meeting and General Assembly in Brussels. A dinner debate was also organised by the KAS and ESU.

ESU Annual Report 2016

Brussels - Belgium

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