"United in Diversity"
"United in Diversity" & Working for a Common and Greater Good.
The European Parliament Hemicycle of today and the Spirit of Europe in the Parlamentarium's Dynamic and Interactive design.
Brussels hosts the main offices of the Members of the European Parliament. A visit to the Hemicycle is a great way to soak up the exciting atmosphere of the world’s largest transnational parliament and find out about its powers and role.
The Hemicycle can seat all 751 Members of the European Parliament.During plenary sessions it is used for the European Parliament’s largest and most important debates,providing the setting for many historic votes.
The Parlamentarium walks you through the European countries which have worked closer together since 1945, from post-war problems to current challenges.You can find out about how laws are made in a 360° cinema,travel the continent on the giant interactive floor map or discover how European legislation affects your country and your daily life.There is also a history area where some historical and digital photos from 1940 until today are displayed.
Handheld multimedia guides accompany visitors to the heart of the European Parliament,explaining the path towards European integration,how the European Parliament works and what its Members are doing to meet the challenges of today.
Visitors can sit in the middle of a huge 360-degree digital surround screen,projecting the Plenary Chamber or the hemicycle,where they can see how decisions are taken in the Parliament and find out more about the people who make things happen.They can also listen to debates,see votes being taken and be guided through the legislative process in an educational but entertaining way.There is also a touch-screen application which enables them to find out more about the MEPs.
Who works in the European Parliament? What impact does it have? How can you make your voice heard? Through a whole range of high tech supports,the centre tells you all about it and more.
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Follow plenary sessions although a limited number of places are available for individual visitors.
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