Fact Sheets On The European Union, 2004
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Fact Sheets On The European Union, 2004

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Published by Office for Official Pubns .
Written in English


  • Government - Comparative,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages393
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12906640M
ISBN 109282318109
ISBN 109789282318102

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Since their inception in , the European Parliament’s Fact Sheets have proven to be very useful for the public as a source of information about the EU, with a particular focus on Parliament’s contribution to European integration and policy-making. Designed for non-specialists interested in finding out more about European integration, they have also very often been useful as background.   The White Paper on the Future of Europe was presented by President Juncker on 1 March. It marks the beginning of a process for the EU27 to decide on the future of their Union. This series of factsheets will help the discussion. The European Council. The European Council is the EU institution that defines the general political direction and priorities of the European Union. It consists of the heads of state or government of the member states, together with its President and the President of the Commission. Read more about the role of the European CouncilPages: Fact Sheets provide an overview of European integration and the role of the European Parliament. Access to page content (press "Enter") Fact Sheets on the European Union. Plenary. Plenary sitting Around plenary Questions and declarations Legislative texts adopted Calendar. Committees.

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It still has no identifiable, legitimate, democratic basis. The European parliament isn’t a real parliament. It can’t raise taxes, or declare war, for instance, which is one of the key things that parliaments can do. In fact, the EU has delivered a great deal in terms of people’s living standards and . The World Factbook provides information on the history, people and society, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for world entities. The Reference tab includes: a variety of world, regional, country, ocean, and time zone maps; Flags of the World; and a Country Comparison function that ranks the country information and. The largest expansion of the European Union (EU), in terms of territory, number of states, and population took place on 1 May The simultaneous accessions concerned the following countries (sometimes referred to as the "A10" countries): Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, and of these were part of the former Eastern Bloc. European Union Fact Sheet; For detailed statistics and explanations regarding the European Union, please consult the EU's official website (Europa). President of the European Commission: José Manuel Durão Barroso (since ) European Council President: Herman Van Rompuy (since ).