After World War II, various European countries formulated
economic partnerships in an effort to rebuild.
These agreements eventually became institutionalized in the form of the
European Union in 1993. Members of the
EU have worked together to achieve common goals on the international stage, such
as economic prosperity, defense policy, technological advancement, health and
safety, and environmental protection.
Both the EU and the US have benefitted from these strong economic
ties. In 2015, the EU exports to the US
totaled over €350 billion and
US exports to the EU surpassed €200
Please join the World Affairs Council - Washington, DC as His
Excellency David O’Sullivan, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to
the United States, opens his Residency to the Council for an evening reception
to discuss the EU and bilateral relations with the US.