European Union Encyclopedia and Directory 2023
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Thoroughly updated, this extensive reference source provides in-depth information on all matters relating to the European Union (EU): the events surrounding the United Kingdom’s departure from the EU are covered in depth, as is the EU’s response to the coronavirus COVID-19 crisis; the EU’s migration policy is discussed, together with the EU’s social framework and enlargement policy; EU-Africa relations are reviewed, and current issues in overall foreign policy and security are addressed.
an up-to date chronology of the EU from 1947 to present
an A-Z section contains definitions and explanations of organizations, acronyms and terms, and articles on each member state. Comprising over 1,000 entries, terms listed include: Brexit; the European Institute for Gender Equality; Erasmus+; the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund; and the European System of Financial Supervision
articles written by experts on the EU provide an overview of its policies and activities.
a directory of principal names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail and internet addresses of all major European Union institutions and their official bodies. This information is supplemented by summaries of important treaties, and details of EU-level trade and professional associations. Users will also find details of MEPs and the political groups and national parties contributing to the European Parliament
a statistical survey gives tables covering: population, employment, agriculture, energy and mining, industry, the environment, finance, trade, transport and communications, tourism, health and welfare, and education across the EU
This title will prove valuable to academic and public libraries, politicians and government agencies and the media, as well as to all those in need of accurate and reliable information on the European Union.
Table of Contents
A- Z of the European Union. Essays on the European Union. Directory of the European Union Council of the European Union European Council European Commission European External Action Service (EEAS) European Parliament European Court of Auditors European Economic and Social Committee Committee of the Regions European Investment Bank (EIB) European Central Bank (ECB) European Ombudsman The EU's Other Agencies Treaties EU-Level Trade and Professional Associations Statistical Survey of the European Union Population Labour Health and Welfare Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing Energy and Environment Industry Finance Consumer Prices National Accounts Balance of Payments External Trade Transport Communications Tourism Education.
Europa Publications’ regional publications are compiled by a team of editors and researchers, with introductory and country-specific material provided by specialists in their field.