Citations with the tag: EUROPEAN Union
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- Government spells out priorities for UK's EU Presidency.
Smith, Richard // Credit Management; Mar1998, p8
Reports on the priorities for the Great Britain Presidency of the European Union. Effective single market; Improvement of employment prospects; European competitiveness.
- Update on Europe.
Wilson, Fran // People Management; 01/22/98, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p61
Reports on Great Britain government's announcement to focus on employability in its term as president of the European Council of the European Union. Aim of the government to improve balance between regulations in the labor market; Launching of a redesign version of the monthly publication...
- Balkan States Fear EU Delay.
Wilson, Fran // Emerging Markets Monitor; 12/23/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 35, p15
Looks at the sentiments regarding the timetable for negotiations proposed by the European Union for the inclusion of Bulgaria and Romania in the union. Implications of the proposal for Bulgaria and Romania; Political and economic conditions of Bulgaria and Romania; Plan to boost support for the...
- Court slams EU tender methods.
Misser, Francois // African Business; Feb98, Issue 229, p20
Provides updates related to the European Union (EU) as of February 1998. Lack of transparency of EU's tendering procedures according to the EU's Court of Auditors; Projects adopted by the European Development Fund by the end of 1997; Two programs approved by EU for structural adjustment efforts...
- Monnet's nightmare.
Newman, George // Across the Board; Mar1996, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p51
Focuses on the European Union. Trade liberalization in 1992; Agricultural extortion racket; Redistribution of income among member countries.
- European Community export controls beyond 1992.
Newman, George // Brookings Review; Summer92, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p22
Examines the European Community's politically sensitive task of developing a Community-wide policy governing the export of arms and military related goods and technologies. Tackling Article 223; Arms industry in transition; Shrinking defense market; Curbing the demand for arms; The EC--case...
- The Euromess.
Codevilla, Angelo M. // Commentary; Feb1993, Vol. 95 Issue 2, p37
Examines the situation in Europe in the light of the difficulties with the Maastricht treaty and the European Community (EC). People's resistance to governments out of their control; Modern European state as a historical anomaly; Discrediting of nationalism; Germans striking out against alien...
- One Europe, one currency: Can this dream be saved?
May, John Allan // Christian Science Monitor; 11/26/96, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p18
Reports that some countries in Europe are having difficulties in meeting the criteria for joining the European Union in 1999 with a single currency. Information on the criteria; Details on debt and unemployment in some countries; Reference to economic climate in Britain; Possible result of...
- Greek attitudes toward political and economic integration into the EEC.
Kourvetaris, George A. // East European Quarterly; Sep93, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p375
Discusses the historical and dynamic configurations concerning the integration of Greece in the European Economic Community (EEC). History of the idea of European integration; Attitudes of Greek political parties and voters towards the EEC.
- Uncle Sam Had a Hand in Forming European Union.
Elvin, John // Insight on the News; 12/11/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 46, p34
Reveals that declassified documents showed that the United States (U.S.) played a major role in establishing the European Union. Fund made available by the U.S. to the European Movement and European Youth Campaign; Details on how the U.S. channeled funds for the formation of the European Union.
- Net financial transfers in the European Union: Who gets what and why?
Carrubba, Clifford J. // Journal of Politics; May97, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p469
Questions why the wealthier European Union (EU) member states agreed to make financial transfers to poorer member states. Claim that the financial transfers are a function of economic need; Arguements that the financial transfers are a device to smooth the market integration process; Average net...
- Whistling in the dark.
Johnson, R.W. // New Statesman & Society; 4/5/91, Vol. 4 Issue 145, p10
Opinion. Condemns the Bruges Group, which was launched after an anti-EC speech by Margaret Thatcher, as an outdated bunch of losers. The group boasts that it is growing and setting up branches and that it is no longer dependent on Thatcher, but the author sensed uncertainty within the group. ...
Johnson, R.W. // New Statesman & Society; 11/1/91, Vol. 4 Issue 175, p5
Editorial. Advises British representatives in Maastricht on what positions to take on European unity. Importance of recognizing that however Britain proceeds, some form of union will come; How to view the concept of sovereignty; Determining where to bestow power.
- Theatre of the absurd.
Coleman, J. // New Statesman & Society; 11/1/91, Vol. 4 Issue 175, p9
Observes the various levels of conflict in efforts to bring union to the 12 European Community members. Declaratory level; Issue of timing; Human factors; Level of national politics; How Britain is acting on each of the levels.
- Another afternoon of pure, unalloyed hooey.
Pearce, E. // New Statesman & Society; 12/20/91-12/27/91, Vol. 4 Issue 182/183, p26
Comments on the Tory party's response to Prime Minister John Major's performance at the Maastricht summit on European unity. Concerns for the future of the European Community (EC); Comparison with the response from Labour party members.
- Europe: The subject no one wants to think about.
Baxter, S. // New Statesman & Society; 2/7/92, Vol. 5 Issue 188, p27
Considers the implications of this week's treaty signing in Maastricht. Indications that the Maastricht treaty is far more federalist than the British government will admit; Difficulty of the press in trying to establish what exactly has been agreed upon; Importance of the treaty as an election...
- The best fairytale of all.
Rayner, Tim // New Statesman & Society; 6/12/92, Vol. 5 Issue 206, p14
Investigates the surprising rejection of the Maastricht treaty by the Danish people in a recent referendum. Anxieties and fears over a federal Europe; Focus on the perceived threat to the nation's fundamentally participatory democratic system; Why Danish leaders believed the treaty would be...
- We may have lost the battle but we can still win the war.
Martin, David // New Statesman & Society; 6/19/92, Vol. 5 Issue 207, Supplement p14
Urges the left to push for a democratic, federal Europe. How the European Community (EC) is becoming the site of an intensive battle between confederalism and federalism; Defining the two systems; Implications of each for the future of socialism in Europe; How a federalist system would give...
- Does tomorrow belong to the bullets or the bouquets?
Nairn, Tom // New Statesman & Society; 6/19/92, Vol. 5 Issue 207, Supplement p30
Explores the way regions have become a key part of current debates on the future of Europe. Overview of the growing range of political forms composing Europe ; Uncertain future of the so-called new order; Focus on defining regions in socio- economic terms or cultural factors; Projected problems...
- The only show in town.
Nairn, Tom // New Statesman & Society; 5/21/93, Vol. 6 Issue 253, p5
Editorial. Contemplates on the effects of the possible rejection of the Maastricht treaty unifying European countries. Devaluation of five currencies as a result of a No vote in 1992; Growing opposition in Britain, France and Germany; Eurobarometer poll results; Disagreements over the social...
- Decisions on Maastricht debt and deficit accounting rules.
Nairn, Tom // Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin; Nov97, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p358
Focuses on the Maastricht Treaty which sets out the procedure for the determination of excessive public debt of a European Union Member State. Framework for accounting decisions; Rulings made by the Statistical Office of the European Communities (EUROSTAT); Impact of EUROSTAT decision on the...
- EU raises issues for US OEMs.
Nairn, Tom // Appliance Manufacturer; Dec96, Vol. 44 Issue 12, p21
Focuses on the two issues raised by the European Union (EU) action that call for some thoughtful consideration by those U.S. manufacturers who view the appliance business in global terms. Analysis on the two issues.
- Europe: Superstate or Superpower?
Walker, Martin // World Policy Journal; Winter2000/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p7
Explores the prospect of a European superpower or the European Union (EU) countries as a superpower. Economy of the EU countries; Status of Europe's military and political power; Difficulties faced by EU in preparing an army designed for a superpower; Role of the United States in developing...
- Fact sheet: Council of Europe.
Walker, Martin // U.S. Department of State Dispatch; 12/31/90, Vol. 1 Issue 18, p365
Presents a listing of facts concerning the Council of Europe, founded in 1949 to encourage greater European unity and cooperation, pluralistic democracy and human rights. Structure; Relations with the European Community; Relations with Eastern Europe and the USSR; Activities beyond Europe. ...
- Europe's road map to unity torn by mad cow and jobless.
Chassock, Gail Russell // Christian Science Monitor; 3/29/96, Vol. 88 Issue 86, p6
Reports on the impact of the Britain's mad cow disease affair on the goal of European unity. Meeting of the European Union in Italy on March 29, 1996; Emotional headlines on health hazards of British beef; Details of the Maastricht Treaty.
- EU and Canada conclude agreement on competition laws.
Chassock, Gail Russell // International Law Update; Jul99, Vol. 5, p92
Repors that on June 17, 1999, the EU and Canada concluded an Agreement regarding the application of their competition laws. The purpose of the Agreement being to promote cooperation between the competition authorities of the parties.
- Europe on hold.
Gelb, Norman // New Leader; 4/5/93, Vol. 76 Issue 5, p7
Discusses how the enthusiasm for the transformation of the European Community (EC), expected to be achieved before 1993, has been replaced by skepticism, cynicism and, in some cases, violence. Rejection of the Maastricht Treaty, designed to accelerate the unity process, a serious manifestation...
- Internal combustion.
Blake, Catherine // International Business: Strategies for the Global Marketplace; Sep96, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p20
Speculates on the future of the European Union. Anxieties and tensions over the proposed economic and monetary union; Great Britain's skepticism on the benefits of the political and economic arrangement. INSETS: What is EMU?.;It's only money.;The employment factor..
- Doubts about the European Union.
Wooster, Martin Morse // American Enterprise; Jul/Aug95, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p98
Presents a summary of the report `The Case Against Europe,' by Noel Malcolm published in the March/April 1995 issue of the periodical `Foreign Affairs.'
- Europe's new licensing law.
Wooster, Martin Morse // Chemical Week; 2/7/96, Vol. 158 Issue 5, p7
Reports that the European Commission has made an agreement on the revised version of the European Union law. What the agreement allows for.
- EU's MSG duties.
Wooster, Martin Morse // Chemical Week; 2/7/96, Vol. 158 Issue 5, p32
Reports that the European Union has added to the antidumping duties on monosodium glutamate. How much the duties for 1996 amount to.
- The European Union under construction.
Romano, Gerry // Association Management; Feb97, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p30
Presents information on the European Union (EU), highlighting the free movement of people and products across the EU country lines between the Netherlands and Belgium. Advantages of European integration to residents and businesses; Importance of EU and United States to each other; Objectives of...
- OECD GEOGRAPHICAL NOMENCLATURE.
Romano, Gerry // Monthly Statistics of International Trade -- Statistiques mensue; Sep2005, Vol. 2005 Issue 9, p118
The article presents geographical nomenclature groupings of Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development member countries. The G7 include Canada, the U.S., Japan and Germany. The Commonwealth of Independent States include Armenia, Belarus and Georgia. The European Union-15 include...
- Eastern economies towards European Union: Statistical measures of perspective evaluation.
Michalski, Tomasz // International Advances in Economic Research; Aug95, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p227
Presents taxonomy methods in economics to make the integration criteria of countries which are candidates for the European Union (EU) more objective. Proposal of similarity and distance measures; Estimation of integration program realization.
- Maastricht Treaty takes effect as EC leaders hold summit.
Michalski, Tomasz // Business America; 11/15/93, Vol. 114 Issue 23, p22
Reports on the European Community (EC) Heads of Government's meeting in Brussels, Belgium on October 29, 1993, to declare the effectivity of the Maastricht Treaty on November 1, 1993. Naming of sites for EC regulatory bodies; Location of the European Monetary Institute.
- Poland, Turkey aim at EU membership.
White, Michael D. // World Trade; Oct97, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p119
Focuses on the efforts of Poland and Turkey to gain acceptance in the European Union. Statement of the World Bank in a published report on the state of Eastern Europe's economies about market reforms in Poland; Prediction of Turkey Prime Minister Mesut Yilmaz on European Union's acceptance of...
- British propose EU super council.
White, Michael D. // World Trade; Sep98, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p22
Reports on the British government's proposal to create a high-level council of ministers to oversee the European Union's economic and political reforms. Initial efforts of the French and German governments to create an oversight body; Composition of the proposed body.
- Education and European unity.
Rust, V.D. // Education Digest; Apr92, Vol. 57 Issue 8, p35
Discusses the Single European Act, which was passed by the twelve nations of the European Community (EC) in 1987 and aims to formalize a `Europe without internal frontiers' by December 31, 1992. Variability of notions of European unity; Two main objectives of unification; Implications of the...
Rust, V.D. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 01/23/98, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p18
Reports that the Algeria government has given the European Union permission to send a team to study the security situation. What prompted the government in their decision; Comments made by Minister Ahmed Attaf.
Rust, V.D. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 01/30/98, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p14
Present information on talks held by the European Union (EU) mission on January 20, 1998 in Algiers focusing on the continuos violence in the country. Comments from the EU mission's leader, United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister of State Derek Fatchett; Indepth look at the...
Rust, V.D. // World Monitor; Dec92, Vol. 5 Issue 12, p44
Discusses how politicians in Europe merrily rolled along with `integration by stealth' and then the people woke up and and forced the debate over European unity to become a public debate that would be decided through a democratic process. The recent Danish and French referendums; The vision of...
- Franco-German corps strains NATO's post-cold war strategic relations.
Rust, V.D. // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 6/1/92, Vol. 136 Issue 22, p23
Investigates the independent Franco-German corps, expected to be formed by July 1, and seen by its creators as the foundation for a `Eurocorps' that would serve NATO's main European defense role, peacekeeping and humanitarian missions. Attack on the corps by the US and the UK as running contrary...
- In the vanguard of a new EU.
Ford, Peter // Christian Science Monitor; 7/7/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 158, p6
Discusses the questions surrounding the future of the European Union, including France's presidency of the union.
- Britain steers to slow lane in drive to unite Europe.
MacLeod, Alexander // Christian Science Monitor; 9/23/96, Vol. 88 Issue 209, p7
Focuses on a split among European Union members, over the issue of whether they should proceed to integrate, and adopt a single currency. Countries which are ready to plunge into political and economic union among themselves; Deadline by which a single currency will be adopted by Germany and...
- EU offers to help re-integrate former guerrillas into society.
Kayaya, Musengwa // New York Amsterdam News; 01/01/98, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p2
Reports that the European Union allocated $160 million, to assist South African countries in their efforts to re-integrate former guerrillas into society. What prompted the European Union to lend its support.
- A Primer on the European Union and Its Legal System.
McCormick, Michael J. // Army Lawyer; Dec2002, Issue 358, p1
Provides a primer on the European Union and its legal system.
- European union: Now what?
Kaplan, Roger // Freedom Review; Feb1994, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p53
Presents the after effects of the establishment of the European Community. Conflicts in the approval of the Maastricht treaty; Economic and political apprehensions; Preserving Europe for the natives.
- Europe's tug of war between national, supranational.
MacLeod, Alexander // Christian Science Monitor; 1/18/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 38, p7
Reports on the difficulty members of the European Union (EU) have in accepting some of the EU decisions. The examples of a ban on British beef imports in France and Germany despite an EU ruling and others.
MacLeod, Alexander // Czech Business & Trade; 2003, Issue 3/4, p11
Reports on developments related to the Czech Republic's accession to the European Union as of May 2003. Communication strategy between the European Commission and Czech Republic concerning the expansion of the European Union; Collaboration between Czech Republic and Austria to fight drugs;...
- Info overload.
Levy, Mike // Director (00123242); Apr98, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p23
Discusses how business persons can find out more information about the European Union. Type of information that can be accessed at European Information Centres; Number of centres around Britain; Other information sources businesses can use; Contact information.