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 European Union
The European Union or EU is an international organisation of 25 European states, established by the Treaty on European Union (the Maastricht treaty).
Agreement on a final draft of the European constitution was reached on the 18 June 2004 at an Intergovernmental Conference in Brussels and now awaits ratification by the EU member states.
The term European Community (or Communities) was used for the group of members prior to the establishment of the European Union.
www.findthelinks.com /politics/European_union.htm   (2722 words)

  
 Best Relations - THE EUROPEAN IDENTITY - Ignasi Vendrell
In 1949, the European Council was founded by ten European countries to defend European parliamentary democracies and the human rights of their citizens, as well as to work toward European unity.
This was the birth of the European symbol of identity.
The European flag is made in the form of a rectangle in azure color with a circle integrated by 12 gold stars of five rays each.
www.bestrelations.es /html/articulos/european_identity.htm   (1613 words)

  
 AICGS: EVENTS (Culture, Social Values, and Politics 4/29/2004)
A sudden shift to a western European concept of identity by these countries should not be expected, especially because many of these countries define themselves by what they are not--namely, like their neighbors.
Europeans tend to ignore the deep political divisions in the United States and assume that the entire nation is united behind the agenda of the current administration.
Europeans also appear to be divided--as evidenced by the more functional pro-Americanism visible in the central and eastern European countries and the anti-Americanism in western Europe.
www.aicgs.org /eventlist/view.aspx?id=29   (1175 words)

  
 European Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
It was the European Parliament which took the initiative for a flag to be adopted for the European Community.
The European Commission and the Council of Europe are responsible for ensuring that all uses of this symbol respect the dignity of the European flag and emblem, and for taking whatever measures are necessary to prevent misuse.
In the beginning of 1986, the European Commission believed that adoption date of the flag and the anthem should be 9 May, the anniversary of Robert Schuman's declaration of 9 May 1950, which is considered as the founding act of the European Union.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/eu-eun.html   (1366 words)

  
 European symbols - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although the flag is most commonly associated with the European Union, it was initially used by the Council of Europe in 1955, and is considered to represent Europe as a whole as opposed to any particular organisation such as the EU or the COE.
The Council of European Ministers officially announced the European Anthem on January 19th 1972 at Strasbourg: the prelude to "The Ode to Joy", 4th movement of Ludwig van Beethoven's 9th symphony.
The European motto is In varietate concordia (Latin for Unity in diversity).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/European_symbols   (1559 words)

  
 EUROPA - The EU at a glance - The symbols of the EU
EUROPA > The EU at a glance > The symbols of the EU The European flag
The 12 stars in a circle symbolise the ideals of unity, solidarity and harmony among the peoples of Europe.
The ideas behind the European Union were first put forward on 9 May 1950 by French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman.
europa.eu /abc/symbols/index_en.htm   (120 words)

  
 Mathematical Symbols
This symbol (on the left) for right angle was used as early as 1698 by Samuel Reyher, who symbolized "angle B is a right angle" as illustrated on the right, using the vertical line for equality.
This symbol for pi was used by Oughtred in an expression to represent the ratio of the diameter to the circumference.
The symbols of elementary arithmetic are almost wholly algebraic, most of them being transferred to the numerical field only in the 19th century, partly to aid the printer in setting up a page and partly because of the educational fashion then dominant of demanding a written analysis for every problem.
www.roma.unisa.edu.au /07305/symbols.htm   (5941 words)

  
 peo European citizenship
European symbols One of the ways for people to identify with a complex political entity such as Europe and the EU is through the use of symbols.
Other symbols used by the EU are annual awards of European prizes, European signs in place of the customs signs at internal frontiers, the European passport (1985), the standardised driving licence (1996) and Europe Day on 9 May. The new single currency, the euro, is gaining momentum as a symbol of a unified Europe.
In the beginning, moves towards European integration were sustained by a consensus of the elite and the basic consent of the people.
presidency.finland.fi /doc/eu/peo_1euro.htm   (716 words)

  
 EUROPA - The EU at a glance - The symbols of the European Union - The European Flag
EUROPA - The EU at a glance - The symbols of the European Union - The European Flag
It is the symbol not only of the European Union but also of Europe's unity and identity in a wider sense.
So the European flag was born, representing the ideal of unity among the peoples of Europe.
europa.eu /abc/symbols/emblem/index_en.htm   (403 words)

  
 Numerical disaster? - Ummah.com
The Arab contribution was the symbols for numbers one through nine, the concept of and the symbol for zero, and the idea of the place value of numbers that made it possible to write all numbers, no matter how big or small, using these ten symbols alone.
While the European numerals are Arabic in their genesis, their shapes are not the same as those of the Arabic numerals that have been used for centuries in the Arabic world.
But there is also a misconception that the European numerals are actually Arabic or that this is a change for the better or at least that it does not matter.
www.ummah.net /forum/showthread.php?t=48873   (717 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The European Union or EU is an international organisation 2 of European states, 8 established by the Treaty on European Union (the Maastricht treaty).
The original impetus for the founding 7 of (what was 2 later to become) the 7 European Union was 7 the desire to rebuild 4 Europe after the 3 disastrous events of 9 World War II, and 6 to prevent Europe 0 from ever again 1 falling victim to 7 the scourge of war.
The European 0 Community is one of 7 the three "pillars" 2 of the European Union, 0 and the most important, 4 being the only 7 one with formal 5 institutions.
www.thub.net /eu_.htm   (3258 words)

  
 1053-UDJT.htm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
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Boian is one of the earliest cultures of the Old European Civilization.
The people of the original land which invented European civilization and even civilization in short, was described as a just, most numerous and pious people.
www.iris-ward.com /_HTM/SITE/SYMB/1053-UDJT.htm   (6380 words)

  
 Europe Symbols: A Complete Reference (GeoSymbols)
The European Union is seen largely as a response to an overly powerful and agressive United States.
European national trees are apparently limited to the European white birch (Finland), European beech (Denmark), English oak (Latvia) and linden or lime (Latvia and Slovenia).
The most famous European tree symbols are probably the laurel branch and olive, both legacies of ancient Greece.
www.geosymbols.org /World/Europe   (689 words)

  
 EU news: An Independent View from European Voice
THE European Commission is strengthening its internal disciplinary proceedings as part of a wider campaign to improve internal management and increase public confidence in the institution.
EUROPEAN Commission plans to tighten a controversial broadcasting quota regime aimed at restricting the number of Hollywood blockbusters on European television screens have run into a new obstacle.
European Monetary Institute President Alexandre Lamfalussy presented ministers with a report on a series of “provisional agreements” reached between EU central bankers last week on areas within their powers.
www.europeanvoice.com /archive/issue.asp?id=3   (2129 words)

  
 Music Therapy Resouces, Multicultural
All songs are recorded and written with lead sheet symbols and are notated in authentic styles.
Chord symbols and one to three voice parts are included with each of the fifty songs.
Most European countries, many Asian countries, and some South American countries are represented here with several songs about the immigrant experience.
www.uwec.edu /rasarla/resources/mutx.multi.htm   (3047 words)

  
 Information on European
The Europeans have an extremely rich history with their railways and we encourage you do to more research on your own either on the Internet or through the many books and magazines that are available on the subject.
So you see, the very first N-Scale models were European prototypes, in fact it wasn’t until the late 1960’s that enterprising U.S. toy companies asked for models of North American trains to try their hand at marketing them over here.
The European companies would be happy to supply the North American firms but their finest and most technically innovative models were offered for their home markets within Europe.
www.nscaledivision.com /information_on_european.htm   (906 words)

  
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In 1986, the European Communities (now the European Union) also adopted the same flag, as they used their own political and institutional methods to pursue the same fundamental aim.
The ceremony was held on 16 November 2005, on the forecourt outside the Council of Europe, in the presence of the Heads of the Organisation, the President of the European Parliament, Josep Borell, and the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso.
The Council of Europe and the European Commission make sure that the European symbols are used in an appropriately dignified manner and may take any necessary measures to combat their improper use.
www.coe.int /T/E/Com/Files/events/2005-12-drapeau   (307 words)

  
 SIMBOLS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
European symbols are Hymn, Flag and Europe Day.
European Hymn adapted Ninth symphony was adopted by Council of Europe and have been used in European Union since 1972.
European day is opportunity for activities and festivals which makes Europe closer to her citizens and nations.
www.emins.org /english/abouteu/symbols.htm   (276 words)

  
 Symbol Over Substance - By Nathan Barton - Price of Liberty
The group from Estonia, Lithuania, Slovakia, Hungary and the Czech Republic said the communist symbols should be included in any ban because of the suffering caused by Soviet-backed regimes in eastern Europe.
I’m sure that there are some other American symbols of evil to be added – perhaps even the use of the initials USA (like the initials NSDAP or the contraction “Na-zi” (for National Socialist)) should be outlawed.
But this is not enough – there are the symbols of that evil that is even greater than America, greater than the Soviets, greater than the Nazis – an evil that has been around now for nearly 2,000 years.
www.thepriceofliberty.org /05/02/07/nathan.htm   (550 words)

  
 Old European / Vinca writing
These symbols have been found on many of the artefacts excavated from sites in south-east Europe, in particular from Vinča near Belgrade, but also in Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, eastern Hungary, Moldova, southern Ukraine and the former Yugoslavia.
The artefacts date from between the 7th and 4th millennia BC and those decorated with these symbols are between 8,000 and 6,500 years old.
Symbols dating from the oldest period of Vinča culture (6th-5th millennia BC)
www.omniglot.com /writing/vinca.htm   (156 words)

  
 MEPs: ban hammer, sickle and swastika
Landsbergis, along with his fellow MEP Jozsef Szajer, proposed in a letter to the justice commissioner that the public display of the communist-era hammer-and-sickle also be banned.
Discussion on banning Nazi symbols was prompted by a scandal that erupted in Great Britain when Prince Harry was photographed wearing an armband with a large swastika displayed on it.
Even in Lithuania, where the memories of communism raise painful resonance, the future of the SSRS vodka, or Stalin’s World, a park in Druskininkai containing Soviet sculptures from across Lithuania and one of the country’s biggest tourist attractions, would become unclear.
www.baltictimes.com /news/articles/11860   (552 words)

  
 YWAM Europe | News & Events | Weekly Word
The cross appears on the flags of many European nations: Denmark, England, the Faroe Islands, Finland, Georgia, Greece, Guernsey, Jersey, Iceland, Malta, Moldova, Norway, Scotland, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom, not to mention the ensigns of hundreds of cantons, provinces, states and cities across the continent.
Yet both the use and abuse of the cross is evidence of the indelible imprint the Easter story has made on the European peoples.
It is the symbol of hope for all humanity - the hope of resurrection.
www.ywameurope.org /news/word/readWord.asp?word=162   (1059 words)

  
 Flag and anthem of the European Union
The EC, now the European Union, adopted the flag as its official symbol on 21 April 1986.
In 1972, the Council of Europe introduced a version of the final movement of Ludwig van Beethoven's Ninth Symphony ("Ode to Joy") as the European anthem.
Since 1986, the anthem has also been used by the European Community, the present European Union.
www.hdg.de /eurovisionen/html_eng/gg1_2.html   (105 words)

  
 Palgrave Macmillan : Catalogue Page
Symbols of European Integration, Institutional Inertia, and News on Europe: 1970-2000
MICHAEL BRUTER is Lecturer in European Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.
His work specializes in the study of European identity, public opinion, electoral behaviour, and extreme right politics.
www.palgrave.com /products/Catalogue.aspx?is=1403932395   (265 words)

  
 The Exchange Online
In addition to the new depth content, we’ve now added the OFEX (a market for the very newest U.K. companies that include a couple of hundred under-researched and fast-growing companies) and the Bern Stock Exchange, which is available through the Swiss Stock Exchange.
As with the domestic symbols, we’ve now mapped the European symbols to the different news services.
The 7.8 release focused on European content, but we also took time to clean out some reported bugs and enhance a few things based on user feedback.
www.esignalcentral.com /exchange/01_2005/product_news.asp   (733 words)

  
 WEUR W405 26821 Special Topics in W European Studies: Cultures of Modern Europe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
We shall look at a series of European symbols and myths over the past two centuries.
These symbols will be literary (including poetic), musical (from classical to popular), journalistic, cinematic, and theatrical.
Many issues are raised by the variety of cultural works we’ll review, including different models for male and female behavior and for the relations between men and women This course explores history through culture.
www.indiana.edu /~deanfac/blspr06/weur/weur_w405_26821.html   (235 words)

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