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  ILAB - Foreign Labor Trends - European Union
The European Council, which represents the governments of the member states, and the European Commission, which is the executive and the body maintaining the right to initiate legislation, have identified employment and social affairs as prominent issues for the EU’s internal agenda in the near future.
Unions within the EU face the challenge of operating at the supranational level, in an effort to influence common EU social and economic policy directly affecting their interests.
The European notion of social exclusion is defined as a person’s inability to participate fully in the life of his country or the EU because of poverty, lack of education, disability, age, race, gender, or nationality, among others.
www.dol.gov /ILAB/media/reports/flt/european-union-2003.htm   (9644 words)

 European Union information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
For example, in the United Kingdom one poll suggested that around 50% of the population are indifferent to the European Union and 20% voted for parties that wanted to withdraw from the EU in the 2004 EU elections.
Supporters of the European Union argue that the growth of the EU is a force for peace and democracy.
The European Communities are one of the three pillars of the European Union, being both the most important pillar and the only one to operate primarily through supranational institutions.
c10-ss-1-lb.cnet.com /reference/European_Union   (6321 words)

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The European Union (EU), comprising 27 member states, is the largest political and economic entity by area and population covering the European continent, while Russia (excluding portions in Asia) is the second largest entity and largest country.
European integration has been a theme in European relations since the end of the second World War, and has accelerated since the end of the Cold War.
European membership of NATO has also increased since the end of the Cold War, with the admission of a number of Eastern European countries.
www.gamecheatz.net /games.php?title=European   (4117 words)

The European Union and the United States are the two largest economies in the world.
The United States has maintained diplomatic relations with the European Union and its forerunners since 1953, when the first US Observers to the European Defence Community and the European Coal and Steel Community were nominated.
The European Commission is represented in the United States by a Delegation in Washington, which was established in 1954 largely thanks to the work of the then President of the ECSC, Jean Monnet.
www.eurunion.org /profile/facts.htm   (788 words)

 European Union Encyclopedia Article @ EconomyTrader.com (Economy Trader)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
European jurisdiction is not currently enforced in Northern Cyprus.
Further information: Accession of Bulgaria to the European Union,  Accession of Romania to the European Union,  Accession of Croatia to the European Union,  Accession of Turkey to the European Union,  Accession of the Republic of Macedonia to the European Union,  Iceland and the European Union,  Norway and the European Union,  Ukraine and the European Union, and Israel and the European Union
The earliest EU treaty was the Treaty of Paris of 1951 (took effect in 1952) which established the European Coal and Steel Community between an original group of six European countries.
www.economytrader.com /encyclopedia/European_Union   (5600 words)

 WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources--European Union
European Documentation Centre-- At the University of Mannheim, part of a network set up by the European Commission to offer "access to official documents and publications of the EU institutions in printed or electronic version." Much information about the EU and many of its full-text electronic documents are accessible on or through this site.
European Anti-Poverty Network-- "An independent coalition of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and groups involved in the fight against poverty and social exclusion in the Member States of the European Union," supported by the European Commission.
European Union Legal Research-- From the Harvard Law School Library, a thorough guide to research on all aspects of EU law, through all the relevant media.
www2.etown.edu /vl/eurunion.html   (2154 words)

 The Ultimate European Union - American History Information Guide and Reference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Union was established under that name by the Treaty on European Union (commonly known as the Maastricht Treaty) in 1992.
Regarding non-economic issues, supporters of the European Union argue that the EU is also a force for peace and democracy.
The term European Community (or Communities) was used for the group of members prior to the establishment of the European Union.
www.historymania.com /american_history/EU   (3925 words)

 European Union - Article from FactBug.org - the fast Wikipedia mirror site
The European Union or EU is an intergovernmental and supranational organisation of European countries, which currently has 25 member states.
Major issues facing the European Union at the moment include its enlargement to the south and east (see below), its relationship with the United States of America, the revision of the rules of the Stability and Growth Pact, and the ratification of the European Constitution by member states.
The European Union has 25 member states, an area of 3,892,685 km² and approximately 460 million EU citizens as of December 2004.
www.factbug.org /cgi-bin/a.cgi?a=9317   (4121 words)

 European Union’s Plunging Birthrates Spread Eastward - New York Times
European women, better educated and integrated into the labor market than ever before, say there is no time for motherhood and that children are too expensive anyway.
European Union statistics put the rate at 1.2 children per woman in the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Latvia and Poland, far below the rate of 2.1 needed to maintain population.
No European country is maintaining its population through births, and only France — with a rate of 1.8 — has even the potential to do so, according to a recent report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
www.nytimes.com /2006/09/04/world/europe/04prague.html?ex=1315022400&en=a4147d10215ad926&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss   (955 words)

 ERS/USDA Briefing Room - European Union
The European Union (EU)-15, in combination with the 10 member states that joined in 2004, accounted for about 20 percent of the world's agricultural exports and imports in 2002-03.
European agricultural policy has long had a major impact on world agricultural markets, and the EU is one of the key participants in World Trade Organization (WTO) negotiations on agricultural trade.
The European Union and United States are the world's largest agricultural traders and among the largest producers and consumers.
www.ers.usda.gov /briefing/EuropeanUnion   (776 words)

 European Union at AllExperts
The European Union is a highly populated, culturally diverse union of 25 member states, constantly expanding and developing.
Examples are the EUROPOL (the European Police Office), the European Environment Agency, the European Aviation Safety Agency or the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market, the Political and Security Committee, established in the context of the Common Foreign and Security Policy, monitoring and advising on international issues of global security.
The European Council published estimations on 17 November 2005 that the economy of the European Union will have grown approximately 1.5% in 2005 (1.3% in the eurozone), and 2.3% 2006 (2.1% in the eurozone) surpassing earlier growth predictions.
en.allexperts.com /e/e/eu/european_union.htm   (6923 words)

 CBI - Statistics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This annual report is presented to the European Parliament by the Commission, as required by Article 212 of the EC Treaty, Article 17 of the ECSC Treaty and Article 125 of the EAEC Treaty and provides a general picture of Community activities during 2002.
This annual publication contains a wide range of macroeconomic data on the European Union and its Member States, and where possible, comparable data is given on the EU candidate countries, the EU's main trading partners and other economic areas of the world.
It is a statistical overview of key data on the Information Society in the European Union and, for comparison, the USA and Japan.
www.tso.co.uk /cbi/bookstore.asp?FO=43233   (744 words)

 EU news: An Independent View from European Voice
UNION leaders need to do a better job of defining the EU's mission and future role in world affairs if they want to improve Brussels' standing with the public, say two major advisors to the Belgian presidency.
European Parliament Vice-President Catherine Lalumière has predicted that legal challenges will be mounted if the internal reform commissioner presses ahead with his preferred option to streamline the existing staff grading structure.
When it becomes operational at the end of this year, it will be possible for the European Union to play a greater global role, commensurate with the size of its population and its economic strength.
www.europeanvoice.com /archive/issue.asp?id=280   (1743 words)

 Euro-zone inflation steadies - Boston.com
Inflation in the 12 nations that used the euro in December stayed at 1.9 percent, the same as the previous month, the European Union's statistics agency said Wednesday.
Annual inflation in the currency zone is closely watched as the European Central Bank decides whether to push on with a series of rate rises.
Eastern European euro-candidates are still experiencing high prices, with Latvia reporting 6.8 percent compared with the same month last year, while Hungary was at 6.6 percent.
www.boston.com /news/world/europe/articles/2007/01/17/euro_zone_inflation_stays_at_19_percent   (455 words)

 Richest EU Countries: European Union Statistics Including Poorest GNP per Capita
Boasting the world's second-largest economy by GDP and third-highest population, the European Union (EU) is an international trade powerhouse.
Based on World Bank Development Indicators published in July 2006, here are the 25 European Union countries and their corresponding GNP per capita based on global purchasing power parity (PPP) in international dollars.
True, the European Commission (the EU's executive body that proposes and implements legislation and is guardian of legal treaties) works only in English, French and German.
internationaltrade.suite101.com /article.cfm/richest_european_union_countries   (783 words)

 European Union Depository Libraries in the United States
Official Journal of the European Union, the approximate equivalent of the US Federal Register.
Depositories also hold the legislative proposals and communications of the Commission in their original "COM" document form, as well as reports and debates of the European Parliament (also available on EUROPARL), opinions of the European Economic and Social Committee and decisions of the Court of Justice (also available on Curia).
European Documentation Centres elsewhere in the world may be found here.
www.eurunion.org /infores/libmap.htm   (318 words)

 IIT Downtown Campus Library -- International Statistics
Keep in mind that time lags are normal for many kinds of statistics, such as trade statistics collected by the United Nations and you may find that none of the statistical information you are working with is as up to date as you would like.
Published by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, the UNESCO Statistical Yearbook is a comprehensive collection of international data in the fields of education, science and technology, culture, and communication.
Eurostat is the statistical office of the European communities that provides the European Union with statistics that enable comparisons between European countries and regions.
library.kentlaw.edu /tutorials/EmpTutorial/IntlStats.htm   (533 words)

 European Union
Statistics are for the EU as a whole.
"Statistics showing the development of the European Union's society, economy, ecology and entrepreneurial activity over the period 1992-2002; Comparable data for the 25 Member States, the Euro-zone, the European Economic Area and other global key players..." The EUROSTAT Yearbook is also available in paper in the University Library.
The European Volunteer Centre (CEV) is a European umbrella association of 38 National and Regional Volunteer Centres across Europe, that together work to support and promote volunteer activity.
library.albany.edu /divs/gov/europeanunion.html   (730 words)

 CNN.com - Prodi: No reason to quit over fraud - Sep. 25, 2003
European Commission President Romano Prodi was adamant that no one should step down over allegations of fraud at the European Union's statistics agency, Eurostat.
Prodi came to office in 1999 promising "zero tolerance" of corruption after the previous commission was forced to resign en masse over a corruption scandal.
Some members of the European Parliament have been calling for the resignation of Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Pedro Solbes, who has oversight over Eurostat.
cnn.com /2003/WORLD/europe/09/25/prodi.eurostat/index.html   (563 words)

 European Union Statistics
State Aid scoreboard - transparent and publicly accessible source of information on the overall State aid situation in the European Union and on the Commission's current State aid control activities.
Statistics including: ECHI (European Community Health Indicators) - list of ‘indicators’ for the public health field arranged according to a conceptual view on health and health determinants
HASTE - The European Health and Safety Database: Selected Data in the field of Occupational Safety and Health for the European Union Member States, Czech Republic and Norway
www.lib.gla.ac.uk /Depts/MOPS/Stats/EUStats.shtml   (551 words)

 BUBL LINK: European union
European Union Web server, with information on the Parliament, the Council, the Commission, the Court of Justice, the Court of Auditors, and other bodies of the European Union.
Objective is to establish a European school information network as a multimedia and communications platform as well as a framework for collaboration between schools in Europe.
CORDIS (The Community Research and Development Information Service) is a service provided by the European Union and aims to coordinate the dissemination of information regarding the latest research and innovative practices from member countries.
bubl.ac.uk /link/e/europeanunion.htm   (1021 words)

 Lymphoma Statistics
European and world cancer statistics are available from the Cancer Mondial web site, which is an exceptional resource for world wide statistics.
Use their Globocan database to see cancer statistics for every country in the world, or their WHO database to see the European Union statistics.
It takes you to the National Statistics database "Statbase" for Cancer statistics in England and/or the United Kingdom for the year 2003.
www.nhlcyberfamily.org /statistics.htm   (461 words)

 The European Statistical System
Eurostat is the Statistical Office of the European Union.
Established in 1953, and situated in Luxembourg, its mission is to offer the EU statistics on a European level that will allow for comparisons between countries and regions.
To fulfil its mission, Eurostat collects the data that is provided by the different European statistics offices, analyses it and based on same offers comparable and harmonised figures, in such a manner that it is possible to define, undertake and analyse community policies.
www.ine.es /en/ine/sistestaeur_en.htm   (80 words)

 The World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Environment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The European Environment Agency (EEA) plays a key role in environment in the EU.
Factsheets on the European Union, on the Europarl server, has a section on Environmental Policy.
A February 1996 Supplement entitled Review of European Union Legislation, End of February, 1996 includes list, with sources, of all EU environmental legislation in force, by environmental component (air, land, water, etc.).
www.library.pitt.edu /subject_guides/westeuropean/wwwes/environment.guide.html   (247 words)

 Euro-zone inflation holds steady in Dec. - Boston.com
Consumer prices remained steady at 1.9 percent in December in the nations that use the euro currency, according to an estimate released by the European Union's statistics agency Thursday.
BRUSSELS, Belgium --Consumer prices remained steady at 1.9 percent in December in the nations that use the euro currency, according to an estimate released by the European Union's statistics agency Thursday.
But the estimate indicates the inflation rate remains below the European Central Bank's upper target of 2 percent.
www.boston.com /news/world/europe/articles/2007/01/04/euro_zone_inflation_steady_in_december   (118 words)

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