The recent European Debt Crisis has exposed economic divisions among the countries using the euro.
In 2005, French and Dutch voters shocked the European establishment by rejecting a proposed European Union Constitution.
The European Union has set a target to reduce its emission levels to twenty percent less than its nineteen ninety levels by two thousand twenty.
Originally, the EU and NATO coexisted with separate goals--the EU worked on economic integration, and NATO dealt with defense.
Member states have been reluctant to cede control in foreign policy matters.
Enlargement brings new opportunities for Indiana residents and businesses, since it simplifies travel and trade with these members.
The treaty extended the EU’s authority to new policy areas and laid the groundwork for the future euro.
Today, both Croatia and Serbia are potential candidates to join the European Union.
The continental currency was created in the hopes that it would stimulate trade and strengthen the coordination of monetary policy among EU member states.
The EU’s Common Agricultural Policy was designed to combat food shortages after WWII, but it still accounts for almost half of the European Union’s budget.