The Institutions of the European Union

 

Presentation of the Institutions of the European Union

 
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The functioning of the European institutions is sometimes difficult to understand. Who provides the ideas, who puts forward the proposals and who finally makes the decisions? "Brussels," "Strasbourg," and even "Luxembourg" are among the most frequent answers, while other people evoke the words "eurocrats" or "technocrats".
But what is the meaning behind the words "Brussels," "Strasbourg," and "Luxembourg" so often employed?

 
 

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European diary


    • 21 february 2017

      International Mother Language Day

    • International Mother Language Day was proclaimed by the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in November 1999.

    • 28 february 2017

      Rare Disease Day

    • The Rare Disease Day 2017 theme is research. Rare disease research is crucial to providing patients with the answers and solutions they need, whether it is a treatment, cure or improved care.


    • 4 march 2017

      World Day against sexual exploitation

    • In 2009 held the first World Day against sexual exploitation, created on the initiative of the NGO named GIPF (Groupe International de Paroles de Femmes), which means Group International of therapy of women.