European Heritage Label Network

by Kim Dumont


Since the implementation of the Schengen Agreement in 1995 free movement without border controls has been part of our every day lives. A borderless Europe is one of the key elements towards European integration and the name « Schengen » stands for it. When borders closed temporarily during the COVID crisis people came to the village of Schengen to show their solidarity and left objects like this brick to emphasize the importance of open borders.
EHL site: Village of Schengen, Schengen