European Union

Hungary Between Former Soviet Union and the European Union

With the demise of Communist governments throughout the area of Soviet hegemony, new regimes have undertaken the privatization of many sectors of the region’s economies and political systems. The new changes faces numerous obstacles, some universal and some unique to the practice of law. While the problems plaguing other sectors of these privatizing economies have […]

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European Union: Peril or Panacea

Europe is conventionally associated with the practice of altering national borders to form new countries and colonies, which in turn results in dynamic political and government systems (Perry, Berg, & Krukones, 2009). This is typical of both the times of feudal kingdoms and serfdom and the modern day parliamentary system of government. Irrespective of changing […]

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The European Union’s Data Protection Reform

Introduction Internet users all over the world and Europeans in particular have adjusted the new ways of sharing their information using various social networks. Therefore, the remote data storing has become a significant part of people’s lives. It is also important to note the importance of personal data to many businesses as it has become […]

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Spain’s Transition to the European Union

Over the last 35 years Spain has developed from an agricultural and rural country into a flourishing nation with a diversified economy made up of a strong manufacturing and service sector. During the 1960’s and the early 1970’s the growth of the Spanish economy was 7% per annum with a per capita income of on […]

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Opportunities and threats generated by the European Union

The European Union has come a long way from 6 members to 15 today. Its members are able to enjoy the benefits of having no trading barriers and are able to expand within the member states. They are able to enjoy the single currency and are able to rationalize their business potential across the biggest […]

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The European Union

Europe’s history has been tumultuous at best. It has been the stage for countless domestic revolutions, interstate conflicts, two World Wars and the Cold War. It is not ignorant of this past, nor is it willing to undergo another great war between states; rather Europe is looking to redeem itself and no longer be a […]

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To Regions In The Eu

In the EU problem regions can be classified in numerous ways depending on what the problems are, but collectively they are grouped into Objective 1 areas. This can simply be defined as where development is lagging behind. Objective 1 areas gain assistance from the EU, and in order to qualify for this assistance the criteria […]

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The government’s ability to control domestic policy would be limited

Joining the European Union, Britain has already lost some of her power to control Domestic policy, but will joining the single currency lead her to losing more? Will Britain’s government eventually lose sovereignty to the European Union? Britain originally had ultimate decision making authority and was able to act with out undue external constraint; however […]

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The Major Characteristics Of The

Europe wide policy making became fashionable after the Second World War when there was a mood for cooperation and integration across mainland Europe. It was also becoming more and more important for European countries to work together with the development of internationalism and big government across the Americas, Australasia and Asia. Joint policy making started […]

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Outline the evolution of EU competition policy

Competition Policy is the branch of law concerned with the regulation of anti-competitive practices, restrictive trade practices, and abuses of a dominant position or market power1. EU competition policy dates back to 1951 with the Treaty of Paris. Since then, EU policy on competition has evolved somewhat, however not to the extent that it will […]

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European Union History

As elections for the ratification of the European Constitution approach it is interesting to look at what direction Europe is headed in. While some scholars argue that the rallying of the euro and the possible passage of the Constitution show signs that Europe is a “superpower in the making” I fail to see this reality. […]

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Treaty on European Union

Article 6 of the Treaty on European Union claims that the Union is built upon a principle of democracy, in assessing this claim it important to understand what is meant by this term. An excellent definition of democracy has been offered by Beetham. He defined it as being “responsible rule according to related principles of […]

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European Union developement

For over half a century, the European project has promoted political and economic integration. Economically the union represents a leading trading power and a common currency. The original desire of an ‘even closer’ Europe arose from the desire to rebuild and prevent another war after 1945. Also to promote not only peace and security but […]

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Reform in European Union Elections

The first election to the European Parliament was in 1979 under a non-uniformed voting system. This was because at the point of the 1st election there was still no decision on the system that would be used by all countries, so it was decided as a temporary measure that all countries would just use decide […]

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European Union

In May 2004, 10 new countries will join the European Union. These new countries will be Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia. Many European citizens already believe that their national identity is being lost within the European Union, and this enlargement puts it at risk once again. The […]

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EU and Britain – the treaty of Rome, source related study

1. Source A is a primary source; part of a speech made by Konrad Adenauer, chancellor of West Germany, at the signing of the Treaty of Rome. The source is quite reliable but may not reflect the true situation, as we can see later when Britain applies for a membership, and also the source is […]

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The European Union does already share a common culture in certain respect

The European Union does already share a common culture in certain respect. With more and more countries wanting the benefits that the EU provides, a European culture surely is imminent. One of the shared cultures already tolerated is the factor of religion. Even though many of the EU countries are primarily Christian countries, some even […]

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EU Working Language

Its easy to see why the European Union does not so far have a language policy and why every document is transferred from one language to another, even though this means that 21 translations have to take place. While, this may be seen as a problem there are a number of drawbacks that a working […]

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The UK has consistently held back European integration and as such, held back European business

Membership of the European Union is a central fact about life in Britain today. The benefits of being in the EU affect almost every aspect of the way in which British citizens live: their economic prosperity, the way they are governed, and their quality of life. Yet after more than 25 years in the European […]

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European Union

In a variety of forms the European union (EU) has been in existence for over 40 years, originally formed as the European Economic Community (EEC) with the treaty of Rome in 1957 and came into operation on 1 January 1958. The six original member countries (Belgium, France, Italy, Luxemburg, Netherlands and West Germany. ) had […]

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The Enlargement of the European Union

Modern times are challenging the European Union with one of its greatest tasks to date. The issue of enlargement has become the key EU project for completion in 2002. The enlargement of the European Union to the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEEC’s) raises many issues of concern. In order to understand the problems […]

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European Union: Leading the Path Toward European Solidarity and Distinction

The Conclusion of the Cold War during the early 1900s witnessed the establishment of the European Union (EU), an economic, social, regulatory, and financial organization comprising of 27 European member states. It aims at continually striving to mend the divisions with the continent of Europe, upholding harmony and prosperity among states, promoting balanced economic and […]

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