On the first EED an exhibition with the them ‘The Many Faces of Epilepsy’ took place at the European Parliament in Strasbourg and was hosted by Irish MEP Gay Mitchell. Representatives of epilepsy organisations from all around Europe met with a number of MEPs in the European Parliament and meetings were also arranged with the Commissioner for Research, Mr Maire Geoghegan-Quinn and the Health Commissioner – John Dali. At a special lunch in the Parliament, people with epilepsy told the 27 MEPs present of their very moving experiences of living with epilepsy.
Since 2011 EED has grown in and is celebrated across most European countries. To find out more about previous EED events, please scroll down view to reports, photographs and videos.
The 2014 poster has been translated into several languages to date. If you would like a version prepared in your language, please email the required text to email@example.com and we will send the translated poster to you. There is also a space on the bottom right of the poster to place your association’s logo. Please send your logo […]Read More
European Epilepsy Day 2014 is now less than five months away and the Joint Task Force is busy preparing to celebrate the event in the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The theme for EED 2014 will be ‘Epilepsy is more than Seizures’. The poster for EED 2014 has now been completed. If you would like to […]Read More
Members The members of the task force for the term 2013-2017 are as follows: Co Chairs Committee MembersRead More
European Epilepsy Day (EED), was launched on 14 February 2011. With the plan to celebrate EED each year on the second Monday of February, 2014, which would be close to St Valentine’s Day – St Valentine being the patron of epilepsy – the 4th annual European Epilepsy Day will take place on Monday 10th February […]Read More
Across Europe, many activities and events were held to mark European Epilepsy Day 2013. From videos to art exhibitions, media interviews and reports, and also educational and informative talks – there were many varied and interesting happenings. We will be adding more events from our members over the next few weeks, so please do return […]Read More