European Parliament
8th European ParliamentThe European Parliament (abbreviated as EU Parliament or the EP) is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union (EU). Together with the Council of the E...
Extraordinary architecture of Europe's abandoned border posts
Thirty years ago, a journey across Europe meant a passport full of stamps, a wallet full of different currencies and plenty of time spent waiting in line to be glared at by border officials. That a...
European Parliament May Propose Breaking Up Google
European politicians leery of Google's inescapable presence on the Internet may propose that EU regulators break up the company. Google has been under investigation for anticompetitive business tactic...
History of the European Union
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History of the European Union
The European Union is a geo-political entity covering a large portion of the European continent. It is founded upon numerous treaties and has undergone expansions that have taken it from 6 member stat...
Barroso Commission
The Barroso Commission was the European Commission in office from 22 November 2004 until 31 October 2014. Its president was José Manuel Barroso, who presided over 27 other commissioners (one from each...
Member of the European Parliament
A Member of the European Parliament (MEP) is a person who has been elected to serve as a popular representative in the Parliament of the European Union.When the European Parliament was first establish...
Political groups of the European Parliament
The political groups of the European Parliament are the parliamentary groups of the European Parliament. The European Parliament is unique among supranational assemblies in that its members (MEPs) org...
Elections in the European Union
Elections to the European Parliament take place every five years by universal adult suffrage. 751 MEPs are elected to the European Parliament which has been directly elected since 1979. No othe...
President of the European Parliament
The President of the European Parliament presides over the debates and activities of the European Parliament. He or she also represents the Parliament within the EU and internationally. The President'...
Committees of the European Parliament
The Committees of the European Parliament are designed to aid the European Commission in initiating legislation.Standing Committees are made up of Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), who are di...
Location of European Union institutions
The seven institutions of the European Union (EU) are seated in four different cities, i.e. Brussels, Frankfurt, Luxembourg and Strasbourg, rather than being concentrated in a single capital city. The...
Espace Léopold
The Espace Léopold (French, commonly used in English) or  Leopoldruimte  (Dutch) is the complex of parliament buildings in Brussels (Belgium) housing the European Parliament, a legislative c...
Seat of the European Parliament in Strasbourg
The city of Strasbourg (France) is the official seat of the European Parliament. The institution is legally bound to meet there twelve sessions a year lasting about four days each. Other work takes pl...
European Parliament constituency
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) are elected by the population of the member states of the European Union (EU), divided into constituencies.Belgium, France, Ireland, Italy, Poland and the Uni...
Quaestor (European Parliament)
Five Quaestors in the European Parliament look after the financial and administrative interests of Members of the European Parliament.
The current Quaestors, elected 2 July 2014, are:
Extraordinary architecture of Europe's abandoned border posts
Thirty years ago, a journey across Europe meant a passport full of stamps, a wallet full of different currencies and plenty of time spent waiting in line to be glared at by border officials. That a...
Portugal (European Parliament constituency)
In European elections, Portugal is a constituency of the European Parliament, currently represented by twenty-one MEPs. It covers the member state of Portugal.
As of September 2010
European Parliament in Luxembourg
The European Parliament's presence in Kirchberg, Luxembourg currently consists of the Parliament's secretariat, although the Parliament had held plenary sessions in the city for a brief period.
Th...
Merger Treaty
The Merger Treaty (or Brussels Treaty) was a European treaty which combined the executive bodies of the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC), European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) and the Eur...
Secretariat of the European Parliament
The secretariat of the European Parliament is the administrative body of the European Parliament headed by a Secretary-General. It is based in the Kirchberg district of Luxembourg and around the Bruss...
House of European History
4°22′48″E / 50.83833°N 4.38000°E / 50.83833; 4.38000The House of European History is scheduled to open in 2016 as a museum of European history. It is an initiative of the Eur...
Young European of the Year
The Young European of the Year title is, under the auspices of the European Parliament, awarded to those people between the ages of 18 and 28 who have worked in an honorary capacity towards the unders...
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
The Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) is an international treaty adopted in 1979 by the United Nations General Assembly.Described as an international b...
National parliaments of the European Union
The national parliaments of the European Union are those legislatures responsible for each member state of the European Union (EU). They have a certain degree of institutionalised influence which was ...
Europarl corpus
The Europarl Corpus is a corpus (set of documents) that consists of the proceedings of the European Parliament from 1996 to the present. In its first release in 2001, it covered eleven official langua...
Vice President of the European Parliament
There are fourteen vice-presidents of the European Parliament who sit in for the president in presiding over the plenary of the European Parliament.
Vice-presidents are members of the Bureau and c...