Saturday, March 01, 2003

EU Resources

A collection of useful resources, which I plan to keep expanding - let me know if you've found any I'm missing:

Main Official websites

  • Europa portal
  • Europa search
  • European Commission
  • European Parliament
  • Council of Ministers

  • Other EU linkdumps
  • A-Z Index of EU links
  • EurActiv policy news and links
  • European Commission in the UK near-comprehensive EU links portal
  • EU statistics
  • Keele University EU resources
  • University of Exeter European information page
  • University of California Berkeley EU links page
  • University of Pittsburgh Archive of EU Integration

  • Useful resources
  • Euromyths A-Z
  • House of Commons European Scrutiny Select Committee Reports

  • BBC EU Jargon Glossary
  • Acquis Communautaire
  • Amsterdam Treaty
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights
  • Closer Co-operation
  • Common Agricultural Policy
  • Convergence Criteria
  • Council of Europe
  • Council of Ministers
  • Ecosoc
  • Ecu
  • EMU
  • Enlargement
  • ERM
  • Euro
  • European Central Bank
  • European Council
  • European Court of Auditors
  • European Court of Human Rights
  • European Court of Justice
  • European Commission
  • European Parliament
  • European Union
  • IGC
  • Maastrict Treaty
  • Paris Treaty
  • Presidency
  • Qualified Majority Voting
  • Rapid Reaction Force
  • Schengen Agreement
  • Single Market
  • Social Europe
  • Treaty of Rome
  • Unanimity
  • Veto
  • Voting Rights

    Organisations Examined/Explained
  • BBC - EU Institutions page
  • European Union
  • Member States
  • European Parliament
  • What the European Parliament Does
  • European Commission
  • Council of Ministers
  • European Council
  • Council of Europe
  • European Court of Justice
  • European Court of Auditors
  • European Court of Auditors Website
  • European Court of Human Rights
  • European Central Bank
  • European Central Bank website
  • European Economic Area
  • European Free Trade Association

  • Terminology Examined/Explained
  • EU Directive
  • EU Regulation
  • EU Recommendation
  • EU Decision
  • Codecision procedure
  • Consultation procedure
  • Co-operation procedure
  • Assent Procedure

  • Issues Examined/Explained
  • EU Law
  • EU Economy
  • The Euro
  • Treaty of Rome
  • Maastricht Treaty
  • Treaty of Amsterdam
  • Treaty of Nice
  • Lisbon Strategy
  • Lisbon Strategy (detailed)
  • Common Agricultural Policy
  • CAP Reform 2004-2010
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union
  • EU Enlargement
  • Democracy and Accountability and the Role of National Parliaments
  • Euroscepticism
  • Europhilia

  • EU Constitution
  • Europa - EU constitution
  • Key Constitutional Changes
  • EU Constitution handy hyperlinked version
  • Wikipedia - EU constitutional treaty
  • "Reader friendly" version from Eurosceptic site "EUABC"
  • University of Zaragoza's EU Constitution history site
  • EU Constitution Glossary
  • Pro-EU European Policy Centre Constitution pages
  • A selection of articles and opinions on the constitution
  • The Eu constitution - where member states stand

  • The EU acquis.

    (The laws and rules adopted on the basis of the EU's founding treaties - mostly Rome, Maastricht , Amsterdam and Nice)
  • Chapter 1: Free Movement of Goods
  • Chapter 2: Free Movement for Persons
  • Chapter 3: Freedom to Provide Services
  • Chapter 4: Free Movement of Capital
  • Chapter 5: Company Law
  • Chapter 6: Competition Policy
  • Chapter 7: Agriculture
  • Chapter 8: Fisheries
  • Chapter 9: Transport Policy
  • Chapter 10: Taxation
  • Chapter 11: EMU
  • Chapter 12: Statistics
  • Chapter 13: Employment & Social Policy
  • Chapter 14: Energy
  • Chapter 15: Industrial Policy
  • Chapter 16: SMEs
  • Chapter 17: Science and Research
  • Chapter 18: Education and Training
  • Chapter 19: Telecommunications and IT
  • Chapter 20: Culture and Audiovisual Policy
  • Chapter 21: Regional Policy and Co-ordination
  • Chapter 22: Environment
  • Chapter 23: Consumers and Health Protection
  • Chapter 24: Justice and Home Affairs
  • Chapter 25: Customs Union
  • Chapter 26: External Relations
  • Chapter 27: Common Foreign and Security Policy
  • Chapter 28: Financial Control
  • Chapter 29: Finance and Budgetary Provisions
  • Chapter 30: Institutions
  • Chapter 31: Other

  • EU Agencies
  • Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO)
    - Administers plant variety rights, a specific form of industrial property rights relating to new plant varieties, across the EU
  • European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products (EMEA)
    - Coordinates the scientific resources of the EU states to ensure a high level of evaluation of medicines in Europe
  • European Agency for Health and Safety at Work (EU-OSHA)
    - Promotes safety and health in the workplace, runs a network of Health and Safety websites, and publishes specialist information on Health and Safety issues
  • European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)
    - Acts as a monitoring and advisory body on aviation safety standards across the EU
  • European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP)
    - A reference centre for vocational education and training, providing information on and analysis of vocational education and training systems, policies, research and practice
  • European Police College (CEPOL)
    - Aimed at increasing cooperation between European police forces in fighting crime, preventing delinquency and maintaining law and order
  • European Committee of the Regions
    - A representative assembly with the job of giving local and regional authorities a voice at the heart of the European Union. Its members are drawn from municipal and regional authorities in the member states. Gives opinions but does not have any formal powers
  • European Environment Agency (EEA)
    - Promotes sustainable development and provides information on environmental issues to policy makers and the public
  • European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
    - Provides independent scientific advice on food safety issues for producers and consumers
  • European Foundation for the Improvement of Living And Working Conditions (Dublin Foundation)
    - Provides guidance and advice to social policy makers on living and working conditions
  • European Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)
    - Researches and monitors major security and defence issues, and promotes dialogue on all security issues between the EU and the United States and Canada
  • European Investment Bank (EIB)
    - The EU's financing institution. Contributes towards integration, balanced development and economic and social cohesion of member Countries. Also raises funds to help finance capital projects
  • European Investment Fund
    - An offshoot of the European Investment Bank EIB) jointly owned by the EIB, the European Commission and 28 European banks and financial institutions. The Fund is the EIB's specialised financial institution, responsible for looking after portfolio guarantees and venture capital
  • Eurojust
    - Works to enhance co-operation and co-ordination between national investigation and prosecution authorities on matters of organised crime
  • European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA)
    - Provides technical and scientific advice to the EU Commission on safety at sea and the prevention of pollution by ships and monitors the development and implementation of new maritime legislation
  • European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)
    - Collects and disseminates information on drugs and drug addiction in Europe
  • European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia (EUMC)
    - Provides information on racism, xenophobia and anti-Semitism, and advises on action to combat such phenomena. Also recommends good practice regarding the integration of migrants and ethnic and religious minority groups
  • European Ombudsman
    - Deals with complaints of maladministration by EU institutions from EU citizens
  • European Satellite Centre (EUSC)
    - Processes information from satellite imagery in support of the EU's Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP)
  • European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
    - An advisory/consultative body to the Commission, Council and Parliament on relations with employers' organisations, trade unions, farmers, consumer groups and professional associations. The only way for these interest groups to have a formal say on draft EU legislation
  • European Training Foundation (ETF)
    - A centre of expertise for the development of training and skills in the EU
  • Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM)
    - Manages and provides information on trade mark regulations across the EU
  • Translation Centre for Bodies in the European Union
    - Coordinates translation services for the other EU agencies
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