The 25th anniversary of the European Central Bank represents an important and historic milestone for Europe. Since 1998, it has had an essential role in European economic integration and the achievement of common goals for the member states. The celebrations were held in Frankfurt. Fundamental speeches were made by President Christine Lagarde and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen. As a symbol of stability and support, in a context of evolving challenges, this represents an important achievement for Europe. For further information, don’t miss the next NEU number.