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View Resource Cardiff European Council, 15 and 16 June 1998: Presidency Conclusions

Europa, the European Union's server, has recently posted the Presidency Conclusions from the European Council meeting in Cardiff, Wales on June 15-16, 1998. The revolving EU Presidency is currently held by Britain, and the document contains official statements on a number of issues such as Monetary Union, Economic Reform and Public Finances, Developing the Union, and a number of External Issues....

http://www.consilium.europa.eu/uedocs/cms_data/docs/pressdat...
View Resource Enlargement - Key documents on Enlargement 1998

On November 10 1998, the European Union began accession negotiations with the six countries to be considered in the first wave of enlarged membership: Poland, Hungary, Estonia, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, and Cyprus. This was the first step in a long process that would shift the center of gravity in the European Community eastwards. In this collection of its regular reports on candidate...

http://www.europarl.europa.eu/enlargement/default_noscript_e...
View Resource The European Commission Representation in the United Kingdom: The Week in Europe

Published online each Thursday by the UK Offices of the European Commission, The Week In Europe offers a weekly summary of political, social, and economic developments in the European Union (EU). Indexed by title and topic sentence, the summaries consist of short paragraphs with links to full-text documents, statistics, or other sites with further information.

https://ec.europa.eu/unitedkingdom/
View Resource BBC News Inside Europe: Your Guide To Life Inside the European Union

Created by BBC News, this site is a very useful reference for both students and general readers interested in the European Union and European integration. At the site, visitors will find several reference guides, including a timeline, interactive maps of planned and possible EU enlargement, overviews of key institutions, an explanation of the EU budget, and information on the Euro. Other reference...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/in_depth/europe/2001...
View Resource Committee of Independent Experts: First Report Regarding Allegations of Fraud, Mismanagement and Nepotism in the European Commission

Released on March 15, 1999, this report has created the worst political crisis in the European Union's 42-year history. The 140-page report by independent experts looked into charges of widespread fraud, nepotism, and corruption in the European Commission, the executive body of the EU, and found numerous cases where "commissioners or the Commission as a whole bear responsibility for instances of...

http://www.europarl.europa.eu/experts/report1_en.htm
View Resource The EU's Dark Hour: Special Report

Released on March 15, 1999, a 140-page report by independent experts looked into charges of widespread fraud, nepotism, and corruption in the European Commission, the executive body of the EU, and found numerous cases where "commissioners or the Commission as a whole bear responsibility for instances of fraud, irregularities or mismanagement." In response, the President of the Commission, who is...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/297584.stm
View Resource Problems Continue to Plague Unification of Cyprus

There were more developments in the very thorny question of whether a united Cyprus will enter the European Union on May 1st, as the largest Greek Cypriot political party indicated that it would not support the United Nations' plan to reunite the island. Earlier this week, Russia vetoed a United Nations resolution that was designed to encourage a yes vote on the plan. Both Greek and Turkish...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2004/0423
View Resource EPIN

With the recent expansion of the European Union into Eastern Europe, there has been an increased level of interest around various policy issues in the region. The European Policy Institutes Network (EPIN) is one such organization that is interested in these pressing matters, and includes over 40 member think tanks spread across 28 countries. As the website notes, "EPIN aims to contribute to the...

http://www.epin.org/
View Resource Archive of European Integration

The creation of a so-called “common market” and throughout the European countries has taken decades, and this valuable scholarly resource created by a team of academics will be of great interest to anyone with a penchant for this subject. The idea for this archive of European Integration was devised by Phil Wilkin (who now serves as its editor), and over the years, his efforts have been aided by a...

http://aei.pitt.edu/
View Resource EU Reform: A New Treaty or an Old Constitution?

The future of Europe is a subject that has intrigued scholars, policymakers, and politicians since long before the Treaty of Westphalia, and this working paper is an interesting reflection on that subject. Released in July 2007, the paper was authored by Vaughne Miller on behalf of the British Parliament's House of Commons. Miller's work takes a critical look at the failure of the European Union...

http://researchbriefings.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefing/Summ...
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