The European Union’s main achievements are the due to member states working collaboratively.

The EU has made our lives much better in so many ways – and even though there is undoubtedly room for improvement, these achievements are often taken for granted, or go unnoticed.

In today’s globalised world, we share a collective responsibility for a range of vital questions, whether it’s our natural environment, our safety, or the food that we eat. Check out some of the achievements that demonstrate the need for – and the importance of – European collaboration. There is so much we have in common, and the value of our connections is greater than our differences.