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Title: EUROPEAN UNION


1
EUROPEAN UNION
2
EU basics
  • When did the European project start?
  • Why did it start?
  • How many members does it have? What are its
    member states?
  • What is the aim of the EU today?

3
THE EUROPEAN UNION (EU) http//europa.eu.int/po
l/singl/overview_en.htm
  • aim stability, peace and prosperity
  • the rule of law (The Treaties),
  • acquis (communautaire)
  • unity in diversity

4
COMMON MARKET - SINGLE MARKET INTERNAL
MARKET
  • THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SINGLE MARKET
  • 1960s .. tariffs and quotas
  • from 1985 other barriers to trade
  • How does it work?
  • removing obstacles - opening national markets to
    EU consumers more competition ? lower ..,
    greater for consumers, higher ..)
  • The four freedoms
  • free movement of .., , .. and
  • The aim raising competitiveness on the .
    market

5
COMMON MARKET - SINGLE MARKET INTERNAL
MARKET
  • THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SINGLE MARKET
  • 1960s abolishing tariffs and quotas
  • from 1985 removing other barriers to trade
  • How does it work?
  • removing obstacles - opening national markets to
    EU consumers more competition ? lower prices,
    greater choice, higher quality)
  • The four freedoms
  • free movement of goods, services, people and
    capital
  • The aim raising competitiveness on the global
    market

6
EUMatch the words below (1)
  • common
  • acquis
  • Treaty
  • member
  • harmonisation
  • admission
  • single
  • states
  • process
  • to the EU
  • market
  • market
  • communautaire
  • of Rome

7
EUMatch the words below (2)
  • apply for
  • single
  • accede to
  • candidate
  • enlargement
  • euro
  • pre-accession
  • process
  • area, zone
  • currency
  • membership
  • funds
  • country
  • the EU

8
EUMatchings
  1. common market
  2. acquis communautaire
  3. Treaty of Rome
  4. pre-accession funds
  5. member states
  6. harmonisation process
  7. single market
  8. apply for membership
  9. single currency
  10. accede to the EU (join the EU)
  11. candidate country
  12. enlargement process
  13. euro area, euro zone

9
EU
  1. zajednicko tržište
  2. pravna stecevina EU
  3. Rimski ugovor
  4. predpristupni fondovi
  5. države clanice
  6. proces uskladivanja (zakonodavstva)
  7. jedinstveno tržište
  8. prijaviti se za clanstvo u EU
  9. jedinstvena valuta
  10. pristupiti EU
  11. zemlja kandidat
  12. proces proširenja
  13. eurozona

10
RB p.24 (text Fit at 50?) Find the right place
for the following headings
  1. Recent achievements
  2. Waves of enlargement
  3. Birth of the EEC
  4. ECSC, EDC and EEC
  5. Importance of the economy
  6. Objection
  7. EU responsibilities

11
MAIN INSTITUTIONS
  • The ........... Council
  • The Council of the European Union (Council of
    ..)
  • The European .
  • The European ..
  • The European .. of Justice
  • The European Bank (ECB)
  • The European ... Bank (EIB)
  • ...

12
INSTITUTIONS
  • The European Council
  • The Council of the European Union (Council of
    Ministers)
  • The European Commission
  • The European Parliament
  • The European Court of Justice
  • The European Central Bank (ECB)
  • The European Investment Bank (EIB)
  • ...

13
HISTORY OF ENLARGEMENT
  • 1951, 1957
  • 1973
  • 1981
  • 1986
  • 1990
  • 1995
  • 2004
  • 2007
  • ?

14
HISTORY OF ENLARGEMENT (ACCESSION)
  • 1951, 1957 Belgium, the Netherlands,
    Luxembourg, West Germany, France, Italy
  • 1973 Denmark, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • 1981 Greece
  • 1986 Spain, Portugal
  • 1990 East Germany (reunification)
  • 1995 Austria, Sweden, Finland
  • 2004 Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Czech
    Republic, Slovakia, Poland,
    Hungary,Slovenia, Cyprus, Malta
  • 2007 Bulgaria, Romania
  • 2013 Croatia ?

15
EU AND CROATIA
  • 2001 Stabilisation and Association Agreement
  • 2003 application for EU membership
  • 2004 Candidate Country
  • 2011 Accession Treaty signed
  • 2012 referendum (66.27 Yes), ratifications
  • 2013 Member State?

16
Words missingratification, Accession, acceding,
observer, Treaty, Member State(s), membership
  • Croatia is an 1...country. It applied for EU 2..
    in 2003 and has been negotiating from 2005 until
    2011. The EU and Croatia signed the EU 3...
    Treaty in December 2011. The Treaty is subject to
    4... by all the 5... and Croatia. The country
    will become the EU's 28th 6... on 1 July 2013.
    Throughout the interim period until the 7...,
    Croatia will have active 8... status in EU
    institutions.
  • Source www.europa.eu

17
EU affairs (revision)

18
INSTITUTIONS
  • The European Council
  • The Council of the European Union (Council of
    Ministers)
  • The European Commission
  • The European Parliament
  • The European Court of Justice
  • The European Central Bank (ECB)
  • The European Investment Bank (EIB)
  • ...

19
EU Institutions
  1. Which institution consists of EU heads of state
    (e.g. presidents)?
  2. Which institution is in charge of the euro?
  3. Which institution will soon have 12 more members?
  4. Which institution proposes legislation to the
    European Parliament and to the EU Council (headed
    by Mr Barroso)?
  5. Which institution deals with disputes between
    member states?
  6. Which institution consists of ministers from
    respective member states?

20
Croatia and the elections for the European
Parliament
  • True or false?
  • There are 23 official languages in the EP.
  • The EP has 2,000 members.
  • In the EU, all the legislative decisions (parts
    of the acquis) are made by the EP.
  • The European Parliament (EP ) is a democratically
    elected body.
  • A member of the EP must speak English, the only
    offical language of the EP.

21
Croatia and the election campaign for the
European Parliament
  • True or false?
  • There are 23 official languages in the EP. T
  • The EP has 2,000 members. F
  • In the EU, all the legislative decisions (parts
    of the acquis) are made by the EP. F
  • The European Parliament (EP ) is a democratically
    elected body. T
  • A member of the EP must speak English, the only
    offical language of the EP. F

22
Watch the video and compare it to the text in RB
(p.24).
  • What topics are the same in the video as in the
    RB text ?
  • What new information did you identify in the
    video?
  • What parts of the RB text and/or the video
    should be updated?
  • Video link http//www.youtube.com/watch?vRE6Qgoy
    kLZU

23
Home assignment (RB, p.23)
  • Read the text Oh, sweet reason (The Economist)
    and answer the following questions
  • a)Why is it surprising for Europe to grow sugar
    beet?
  • b)What are the effects of EU sugar subsidies?
  • c) Who are the winners and losers in this?
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