The European Parliament (EP) was founded in 1952 as the Common Assembly of, at that time, the European Coal and Steel Community. The new name of the Parliament was adopted in 1962. Nowadays the Members of the European Parliament are elected directly for the period of five years. During the last elections held in 2009 736 Members from 27 member [...]
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At first, some General information about the European Parliament: It is situated in Strasbourg, but it also has functions in Brussels and Luxembourg. The citizens of the EU select the members of the European Parliament every five years. There is no real difference between government members and opposition members, because the European Parliament doesn´t elect a government in the traditional [...]
Europe was built as an economic organization after the Second World War. Her first name was European-Tax-Union (EWG) in 1964. It was a connection between France and Germany in the economic sector. Before this happened the European Union was only an idea, also a definition of a continent. The next step was the enlargement of the compact in the year [...]