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UF - INR 2001 - A5: The EU - Class Notes

School: University of Florida
Department: Political Science
Course: Introduction to International Relations
Professor: Richard Nolan
Term: Fall 2015
Tags: European Union and international relations
Name: A5: The EU
Description: Notes covering lecture from module A5, mostly concerned with the European Union.
Uploaded: 02/16/2018
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background image Europe -the EU was created after world war II -people who had resisted totalitarianism during the war wanted to end rivalry in 
Europe
Dates to know  1951: European Coal and Steel Community is set up by 6 founding members 1957: same six countries sign Treaties of Rome, setting up the European Economic 
Community (EEC) and the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom)
1973: The communities expand to nine Member States and introduce more common
policies
1979: The first direct elections to the European Parliament (EP) 1981: The first Mediterranean enlargement 1992: The European single market becomes a reality 1993: The Treaty of Maastricht establishes the European Union (EU) 2002: The euro comes into circulation 2007: The EU has 27 Member states 2009: The Lisbon Treaty comes into force, changing the way the EU works Membership Conditions -legal requirements: -sign on to EU treaties -Follow EU law -Lisbon Treaty -Copenhagen Criteria (stable, democracy, functioning economy, ability to  take on obligations of membership) European Parliament -the elected body that represents the EU’s citizens -supervises the EU’s activities and, together with the Council, enacts EU legislation -Parliament holds its major debates at monthly gatherings (known as ‘plenary 
sessions’) attended by all MEP’s. Held in Strasbourg, any additional sessions are 
held in Brussels
European Commission -1 commissioner from each member state

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School: University of Florida
Department: Political Science
Course: Introduction to International Relations
Professor: Richard Nolan
Term: Fall 2015
Tags: European Union and international relations
Name: A5: The EU
Description: Notes covering lecture from module A5, mostly concerned with the European Union.
Uploaded: 02/16/2018
2 Pages 17 Views 13 Unlocks
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