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  Europe Region — Installation Management Command — Homepage
MECKLENBURG REGION, Germany – As Joey Patridge skimmed along the Baltic Sea during his first sailing expedition, his stance was more like an old sea dog than a novice sailor.
Standing watch on the schooner’s port side, he scanned the icy fl waters ahead for other vessels and floating obstacles, such as wayward fish nets or weather buoys.
Marcus spent the lion's share of his career, which spanned some 50 years, in Europe, serving in Italy (Vicenza); Germany (Berchtesgaden, Heidelberg, Augsburg); and the Balkans.
www.imcom-europe.army.mil   (764 words)

  
  Europe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Europe is bounded to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by the Mediterranean and, according to the traditional geographic definition, by the Caucasus.
Europe's boundary to the east is vague, but has traditionally been given as the divide of the Ural Mountains and the Caspian Sea to the southeast: The Urals are considered by most to be a geographical and tectonic landmark separating Asia from Europe.
Geographically, Europe is the western portion of the larger landmass known as Eurasia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Europe   (3977 words)

  
 Region (Europe) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Regions of Europe are represented by the Committee of the Regions headquarters in Brussels.
The regions of Europe have lobbied for an increased say in EU affairs, especially the German Länder.
This has resulted in the creation by the Maastricht Treaty of the Committee of the Regions, and provision for member states to be represented in the Council by ministers from their regional governments.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Region_(Europe)   (513 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Europe
In this region native fruits are the apple, pear, and cherry; finer kinds of fruit trees, as the peach, apricot, plum, and of nut trees, the walnut and almond, have been introduced from the south.
The region of the Mediterranean, that is the Iberian Peninsula, Provence, Italy to the foot of the Alps, and the Balkan Peninsula south of 42 deg.
A convincing proof of this was the courageous struggle of Europe against the attempted inroads of Islam, and especially the expeditions of conquest to the Holy Land repeatedly undertaken by the various nations of Europe acting together.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05607b.htm   (7597 words)

  
 Europe
Europe is important because many traits present in the world today have a European, or "Western" origin, and historically Europe has had a disproportionate effect on the rest of the world.
Europe is famous as a core region for Christianity, although significant minorities of Jews and Muslims have historically existed as well.
Europe is responding to many of these challenges by initiating new forms of economic and political cooperation under the auspices of the EU.
www.uwplatt.edu /~stradfot/world113/Europe.html   (858 words)

  
 GEO-1: Chapter 2: Regional Perspectives: Europe and CIS countries: Major Environmental Concerns
Whereas the main emission sources are in north-western and central Europe, the greatest impacts are in the industrialized, densely populated zone that extends from Poland and the Czech Republic through Germany and the Benelux countries to the United Kingdom and Scandinavia.
Europe is responsible for around a third of global CO emissions, with Russia, Germany, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom being major emitters.
As a region, Europe is in a prime position to contribute to remedial action, as it produces 35-40 per cent of the global emissions of CFCs, which destroy stratospheric ozone (EEA, 1995a).
www.grida.no /geo1/ch/ch2_7.htm   (7203 words)

  
 HDR - HD Reports - Human Development Reports :Europe & the CIS 2004
Several countries in the region are experiencing some of the fastest growing HIV epidemics in the world.
Lack of proper access to health care systems for care and treatments is worsening the current condition in the region, especially in the poorer states.
The impact of HIV on human development in the region is pervasive: it threatens economies, national security, family and community stability, intellectual and industrial growth, and public health.
hdr.undp.org /reports/detail_reports.cfm?view=876   (295 words)

  
 ISGF - AISG - Gathering of the Western Europe Sub-Region, June 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
This gathering will be held in Luxemburg, more precisely in Clervaux, a touristic city with four big hotels in the centre to accommodate the participants.
The members of the National Scout and Guide Fellowship of Luxemburg are looking forward to welcoming a lot of members from the National Fellowships of the region and of the neighbouring countries.
The responsible persons from the other ISGF National Fellowships are invited to publish this invitation in their magazines in order to inform their members on time.
www.isgf.org /Members/annick/Folder.2004-03-15.3219/Folder.2005-01-13.4034/Folder.2005-01-13.4106/Document.2005-01-14.4317/view   (204 words)

  
 Cabuild: Region: Europe and the CIS/Capacity building of CSOs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
This provides a profile of each region, identifies key leaders, highlights the assets and strength of communities, discerns an emerging vision, and notes obstacles to social and economic development.
Building upon the existing strength of each region, universities, private industry, non-profit organizations, government, and other key leaders are drawn together and supported based upon the defining principles of civil society.
Each region develops its capacity to act as a conduit for resources to local ventures which, in return provide local expertise and technical exchange to participating members.
magnet.undp.org /Docs/dec/monograph/CapBuil-ROM.htm   (692 words)

  
 Balkan Region Map - Europe
Mountains, rivers, geography of the regions, population information about Map of Central Balka n Regio n, Europ e.
Mapof Centra l BalkanRegion, Europe Maps ofthe Europeancountries.
Where is can i find a place to practice sports.
www.europe-atlas.com /central-balkan.htm   (1866 words)

  
 European companies news – FT.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The European Commission slapped fines totalling €388m ($491m) on seven companies involved in a chemicals cartel, one of the highest financial penalties imposed by the regulator.
Europe’s largest media company said it would continue to pursue ‘systematic acquisitions and expansion to new markets’ after reporting bumper first-quarter results.
Deutsche Bank trounced expectations for performance in the first three months of the year, with a 55 per cent surge in net profits to a record level of €1.7bn.
news.ft.com /companies/europe   (469 words)

  
 Pravda.RU Karelia, European Region of the Year 2003, Prepares to Be Russia's Face in Europe
The purpose of these competitions is to increase awareness of the activity of Europe's regions and to attract new participants into the process of European regional construction.
On Monday an official delegation of the Chelyabinsk Region (the Urals area) headed by speaker of the Legislative Assembly of the Region Viktor Davydov and vice-governor of the Region Vladimir Dyatlov left for the Rhineland-Palatinate state of Germany on a week-long economic mission.
The number of fires in the Moscow region continues to decrease, RIA Novosti was told at the regional governor's press-service on Saturday.
newsfromrussia.com /region/2002/10/09/37921.html   (2201 words)

  
 IEEE Region 8 Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Recognized as essential guides for every industry, more than 800 active IEEE standards are in use today with 700 currently in development.
Region 8 is part of the transnational Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
Please send any comments, suggestions and complaints to Jeremy Newberry (Region 8 ECC) or use the Region 8 Feedback Form.
www.ewh.ieee.org /reg/8   (156 words)

  
 ICHEFAP-Region-Europe-Russia
In 2000, the Uniform State Exam was used in some regions of the Russian Federation.
As mentioned above, the Law on Education guarantees the right for free access to public higher education on a competitive basis and sets the quota of students (minimum 170 students per 10.000 citizens of region) that are financed from the Federal Budget.
Therefore, a certain proportion of top scoring students are awarded free tuition and scholarships (“stipend”) from the federal budget to cover their costs.
www.gse.buffalo.edu /org/inthigheredfinance/region_europe_Russia.html   (1760 words)

  
 Address to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The monarch recounts the impact of Europe on the Middle East, specifically the drawing of borders and the disruption of social and economic patterns in the region after World War I, and the birth of Israel due to the catastrophe Jews suffered in Europe during World War II.
The unity of the Arab lands was frustrated, and the Jewish state of Israel was born in violence.
Europe and our region are extensions of one another.
www.kinghussein.gov.jo /95_sep25b.html   (2341 words)

  
 GLOBIO Europe: Mapping human impacts on the biosphere
Analysis performed in November 2001, using the GLOBIO methodology as of November 2001, and the DCW as data source, together with the GLCCv2 landcover.
Modelling of the future development of human impact and infrastructure for this region is under way, using the GLOBIO methodology.
Please refer to the Polar regions for studies that has been performed on the arctic parts of Europe.
www.globio.info /region/europe   (132 words)

  
 Rotary International: Newsroom: Press Center: News by Region: Europe and the Middle East: PolioPlus
Rotarians have also educated medical and health personnel, community leaders, parents and others in the importance of polio immunization, delivered polio vaccines to geographically difficult areas, and provided logistical support to immunization centers such as record keeping, transportation, and assisting in the care, service and immunizations of the children as needed.
Additionally, Rotary has urged leaders in countries with high rates of polio to conduct routine immunizations in accordance with WHO guidelines and informed the general public about the benefits of polio eradication to garner support for continued diligence until the disease is eradicated.
The NID in the Kosovo Region of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY) was a mopping up operation brought about mainly because of an outbreak of polio in Albania two years ago.
www.rotary.org /newsroom/presscenter/regnews/euromide/polio.html   (2010 words)

  
 Welcome To Air Cargo World -- Region -- Europe
Germany, as you could have guessed, is the carrier's biggest single European market, accounting for 20 percent of the 100,000-plus tonnes moved out of Europe last year.
But according to Tony Nothman, BAWC's vice president of Europe and Africa, it is second place Italy which the airline has set its sights on for the biggest traffic gains.
In the case of Italy, for example, the airline flies 80 percent of ex-Italy cargo from the country and trucks the rest.
www.aircargoworld.com /archives/regions/euro_jul02.htm   (1495 words)

  
 Europe & CIS region
The Regional Preparatory Meeting for Europe, organized by the Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT), took place in Bucharest from 18-20 April 2005, at the invitation of the Government of Romania.
The Regional Preparatory Meeting for Europe for the World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC-06) Shapes the Future of the ITU Development Action Plan
Regional Seminar on E-commerce, E-commerce Sentres for CEE, CIS and the Baltic States, 14-17 May 2002, Bucharest, Romania
www.itu.int /ITU-D/eur   (272 words)

  
 Open Directory - Society: History: By Region: Europe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
DP Camps in Europe - Information and narratives about camps for Displaced Persons (for refugees and persons deported in the course of the Second World War) in the period 1945-circa 1950, grouped by country and in part by camps.
Evidence: Europe Reflected in Archives - Collection of documents representing the culture of the cities of Reykjavik, Helsinki, Bergen, Cracow, Prague, Bologna and Santiago de Compostela.
Suicide in Early Modern Europe - Bibliography of the history of suicide in Europe in the early modern period, maintained by Jeffrey R. Watt, University of Mississippi.
dmoz.org /Society/History/By_Region/Europe   (405 words)

  
 World Region/Country: Europe & Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Europe is the sixth largest continent in the world, located primarily in the north and west of the eastern Hemisphere, north of Africa and west of Asia.
European Union - The website of the European Union (EU) invites the visitor to learn about this organization whose "mission is to organise relations between the Member States and between their peoples in a coherent manner and on the basis of solidarity."
Erik Herron's Guide to Central and Eastern Europe on the Web - This collection of links is intended to facilitate research on political and economic developments in the post-communist states of Central and Eastern Europe.  It is updated regularly to include sites that provide useful information in English and the languages of the region.
www.msuglobalaccess.net /geo/europe   (391 words)

  
 Western Europe - Council on Foreign Relations
Charles A. Kupchan, CFR's top expert on Europe, says the continuing demonstrations and protests over an attempt to change the labor hiring laws in France are only symptomatic of a wider political crisis in Europe.
A ceasefire called by the Basque separatist terrorist group ETA took effect Friday in Spain, but the Spanish government is determined to test its resilience before moving toward negotiations.
In a move reminiscent of the start of Northern Ireland's peace process a decade ago, the terrorist group ETA, fighting a campaign to separate the Basque region from Spanish control, announced an unconditional, permanent ceasefire effective March 24.
www.cfr.org /region/363/western_europe.html   (642 words)

  
 Region III Boys 1990 Europe Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Regions '90 boys are currently in europe competing.
Selection for the trip was the same team who attended the Regional event in Austin, Texas during Thanksgiving.
However, I must be honest and state that we need to be playing 88 and 89 age groups in Europe for our team to be challenged.We technically are still behind most of the teams we played against.
www.region3odp.org /boys_odp/boys-events/'90_boys_europe_tour.htm   (1731 words)

  
 Europe/Russia - Council on Foreign Relations
An interview with Belarusian opposition leader Alexander Milinkevich about the effectiveness of the EU's policies in the country, the next steps of the Belarusian opposition, and the future of the country's relations with Russia.
Twenty years ago, an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear plant, which spread radioactivity over Europe, seemed to be the death knell of the industry.
But a renaissance of interest in nuclear power is underway, driven by higher energy prices, global warming, new technologies, and, some argue, short memories.
www.cfr.org /region/323/europe.html   (630 words)

  
 DVD Regional Coding Map & Information (Info Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
DVD discs contain Regional Codes which can be used to prevent the playback of certain discs depending upon the geographical area it is played in.
However, the regional coding system is entirely optional, and discs without Regional Codes will play on any player in any country.
The Region Code is usually specified on the back of the individual DVD packages, either with a Regional Coding logo of a globe with the region number superimposed over it, or specifically spelled out.
www.laserrot.com /info/lrinfo/dvdmap.html   (177 words)

  
 Trade By Region
Asia Desk is a useful resource for information and expertise on trade and commerce in the Asian region by providing services, organizing events, programs and outbound trade missions to inform the San Diego community about business with Asia.
Recognizing an important market for environmental and biomedical technology in Europe, through its network of World Trade Centers, SDWTC is well-placed to provide guidance and assistance in accessing the markets of Europe.
Central and Eastern Europe Business Information Center - CEEBIC works to facilitate U.S. business' expansion into the Central and Eastern European Markets by providing the most recent economic, commercial, and financial information on the 15 countries of Central and Eastern Europe.
www.sdwtc.org /tradebyregion.asp?PartnerId=&RegionID=europecentralasia   (743 words)

  
 Europe Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
The following maps were produced by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, unless otherwise indicated.
Europe (Reference Map) 2004 (392K) and pdf format (394K)
Europe: Economic Associations from Handbook of International Economic Statistics (CIA) 1996 (293K)
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/europe.html   (413 words)

  
 Stars & Stripes
Bozin turned over command of Navy Region Europe and NATO’s Maritime Air Naples to Rear Adm. Noel Preston during a formal ceremony Friday at Naval Support Activity Naples.
Preston takes over command of all the Navy shore bases in Europe as well as the local Naples NATO command, which encompass more than 25,000 military and civilian personnel and family members.
Naval forces in Europe are broken down into operational forces, which are run by the 6th Fleet, and into a support function, which is what Navy Region Europe controls.
www.estripes.com /article.asp?section=104&article=29511   (296 words)

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