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The EURO: One Currency for Europe

Available in eleven languages, three connection speeds, and Java and non-Java versions, the site promotes the currency with enthusiasm. Animated images display the new notes, which flip from front to back to show both sides. A timetable for implementation of the Euro is available, as well as speeches on the new currency from Yves-Thibault de Silguy, Member of the European Commission with special...
Europarl: The Single Currency and the European Parliament

The Single Currency and the European Parliament, hosted by the European Parliament, provides background information, a timetable, and a description of the conditions each nation must meet to join the unified currency. It also features Parliamentary opinions and resolutions on the single currency as well as eight Briefing Reports. After months of doubt and political difficulties in France, Germany,...
Monnet's Brandy and Europe's Fate

When some people think about long-form essays on political science, their eyes might glaze over. Never fear: The Brookings Essay features are here. This latest installment from those good folks in Washington, D.C. explores the world of Jean Monnet and how he was committed to integrating the European countries in a meaningful way. The essay is broken up in a very effective fashion with photographs,...