The European Union

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The European Union 1. INTRODUCTION 1 1.1. MISSIONS AND VISIONS FOR THE EUROPEAN UNION 1 1.2. THE GENERAL VIEW OF THE EUROPEAN UNION 1 1.3. THE LEVEL OF INVOLVEMENT FOR EUROPEAN UNION 2 2. THE EUROPEAN UNION 4 2.1. HISTORY OF THE EUROPEAN UNION 4 2.1.1. HOW THE EU WAS BUILT 4 2.1.2. MEMBER STATES OF EU 8 2.1.3. HISTORY OF THE EUROPEAN INTEGRATION 9 2.2. DEPARTMENTS AND POLICIES 11 2.2.1. THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION 11 2.2.2. THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS 11 2.2.3. THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT 12 2.2.4. THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE (ECOSOC) 12 2.2.5. THE EUROPEAN COURT OF JUSTICE 12 2.2.6. THE EU CONSUMER COMMITTEE 13 2.2.7. THE EUROPEAN BUREAU OF CONSUMER ORGANIZATIONS 13 2.2.8. HOW EU LAWS ARE MADE 13 2.2.9. EU-SPEAK 14 2.2.10. THE COMMON AGRICULTURAL POLICY 14 2.2.11. FOOD SURPLUSES 15 2.3. THE CONSUMER PROGRAM 15 3. EUROPEAN SINGLE MARKET 19 3.1. WHAT IS THE EUROPEAN SINGLE MARKET? 19 3.2. BACKGROUND 19 3.3. CON... ... middle of paper ... ...at the Single European Market table. Statistics • The European Commission says that the Single Market has helped create 2.5 million new jobs and generated €800 billion in additional wealth since 1993 • After enlargement in 2004, firms selling in the ESM zone have access to more than 450 million consumers BIBLIOGRAPHY • HOW THE EU WAS BUILT BBC News; Tuesday, 5 December, 2000 • THE EU AT A GLANCE, HISTORY OF THE EUROPEAN UNION http://europa.eu.int/abc/history/index_en.htm • ENLARGEMENT OF THE EUROPEAN UNION http://www.answers.com/main/ntquery?method=4&dsid=2222&dekey=Enlargement+of+the+European+Union&gwp=8&curtab=2222_1 • HISTORY OF EUROPEAN UNION http://www.dadalos-europe.org/int/grundkurs3/grundkurs_3.htm • AN HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION TO THE EUROPEAN UNION Philip Malcolm Waller Thody, NetLibrary, Inc. • THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE EUROPEAN UNION Lucy Lyons; Hendrik Spruyt, Columbia University.; Press.

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