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The European Union

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The European Union
Gregor A. Pecorino
25 minutes
General information
economy

politics

states
capital Brussels
official languages
4,381,376

507,890,191
km²
116.2

/km²
History of the EU
1948
1952
1958
1985
1967
1993
2009
end of WW 2
occupied Germany
defense against communist threat
military purpose only
Paris Treaty
Brussels Treaty
Rome Treaty
Merger Treaty
Schengen Arrangement
Maastricht Treaty
Lisbon Treaty
1 General information
2 History of the EU
3 The institutions of the EU
4 Targets of the EU
5 Summary
free trade zone


diplomatic + economic stability
coal
steel
ECSC
Feel free to ask me
EURATOM
EEC
security standards
cientific knowledge

ECSC EEC EURATOM
commisions
councils
European Communities
commision
council
"Schengen Area"
abolition of border checks
28
24
+
Table of contents
free trade zone
common market
European Union
monetary union
The 3 pillars of the European Union
EC
PJCC
CSFP
foreign policy
-common positions
-human rights
security policy
-terrorism
-joint forces
monetary union

customs union

citizenship EU

-organized crime
-drug trade

judicial cooperation
police cooperation


fighting against:
convergence criteria
1 inflation rate

2 government budget deficit

3 debt-to-GDP ratio

4 monetary exchange rate

5 long-term-interest rates
< 2%
< 1,5%
< 3,0%
< 60%
< 15%
convergance criteria
(over EU avg.)
Institutions of the EU
amendment to
strengthens
European Parliament
EU-Treaty
constitutional basis for
Bill of Rights
slavery, torture and human cloning
privacy, personal data, education
worker's rights
access to health care
right to petition
right to vote
European Parliament
Charter of Fundamental Rights
prohibits:
protects:
European Parliament
European Council
Council of the European Union
European Commission
European Central Bank
Court of Auditors
736 seats
5-year period
directly elected by
7 major parties
EU-citizens
1
2
3
EPP
PES
ALDE
(European People's Party)
(Party of European Socialists)
(Alliance for Liberals and
Democrats for Europe Party)
heads of state/government
1 president (non-voting)
meets 4 times per year

"defining the general political directions and priorities"
(Treaty of Paris)
EU legislature
28 national ministers

voting weights according to population
(configuration depends on topic)
Court of Justice
of the European Union
judicial authority of the EU
interprets EU law
2 major courts
Court of Justice
General Court
central bank for the
Mario Draghi
(president)
administers monetary policy
maintains price stability
Euro
executive body of the
EU
the respective states)
(appointed by the
surveils the implementation of:
the treaties
the legislation
28 "commissioners"
audits all institutions of the
checks all spendings/incomes

basis for the
annual reports to the
EU
European Parliament
European Comission's
work
Summary
6 states
1948
(military purpose)
European
(economy)
1967
1993
European Union
(Schengen)
1985
2009
(Treaty of Lisbon)
Communities
(economy + politics)
7 institutions
28 member states
Targets of the EU
Europe 2020
employment
research
energy
education

75%
(20-64 years)
3%
(of EU's GDP)
20%
(from renewables)
40%
(30-34 years
third-level education)
Thank you for listening
Gregor Pecorino
pecorino-gregor@web.de
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