23rd Edition

European Union Encyclopedia and Directory 2023

Edited By Europa Publications Copyright 2022

    Thoroughly updated, this extensive reference source provides in-depth information on all matters relating to the European Union (EU): EU energy policy in the context of the Russian Federation’s invasion of Ukraine is covered in depth, as is the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on EU policy; EU citizenship after Brexit is discussed, together with EU migration policy and the EU’s social framework; EU-Africa relations are reviewed, and current issues in overall foreign policy and security are addressed.

    Key Features:

    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 some 1,000 entries, terms listed include: Brexit; the European Institute for Gender Equality; Next Generation EU; REPowerEU; and Team Europe

    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.

    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.