29 July 2016 – The common European emergency number 112 turns 25! On 29 July 1991, the Council of the European Union (EU) established 112 as the common emergency number for all the EU.

To celebrate, here are some important milestones of its journey:

We want to make sure that 112 keeps growing, for every European citizen in need.

Join us in raising awareness among your friends and family: Emergency in the EU? Dial 112!

“You can dial 112 everywhere in the EU, free of charge,
24/7, for the police, ambulance, or fire brigade.”


Learn more:

Useful information about 112 – Available here

EENA Awareness Partners – Available here

112 Campaigns – Available here

112 promotional material – Available here