The European Union (EU) is a politico-economic union of 28 member states that are located primarily in Europe. It has an area of 4,324,782 km2 (1,669,808 sq mi), and an estimated population of over 508 million. The EU has developed an internal single market through a standardised system of laws that apply in all member states. The EU operates through a hybrid system of supranational and intergovernmental decision-making.
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United in Diversity was adopted as the motto of the Union in the year 2000, having been selected from proposals submitted by school pupils. According to the European Commission: The motto means that, via the EU, Europeans are united in working together for peace and prosperity, and that the many different cultures, traditions and languages in Europe are a positive asset for the continent.
European Union culture policies aim to address and promote the cultural dimension of European integration through relevant legislation and government funding. These policies support the development of cultural activity, education or research conducted by private companies, NGO's and individual initiatives based in the EU working in the fields of cinema and audiovisual, publishing, music and crafts.
The European Commission has launched legal action against three EU member states, claiming Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic have not “taken the necessary action” in dealing with migrants and refugees. Infringement proceedings were launched by Brussels on Tuesday. Warsaw, Budapest, and Prague have been accused of not fulfilling their obligations in dealing with migrants and refugees according to a 2015 plan.
Frans Timmermans (Politics)
Cem Özdemir (Politics)
Martin Schulz (Politics)
Jean-Claude Juncker (Politics)
EC Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers ⁕ (Politics)
European Commission against Racism and Intolerance ⁕ (Politics)
European Council On Tolerance And Reconciliation ⁕ (Politics)
Jose Manuel Barroso (Politics)
Bilderberg Group ⁕ (Business)
CIVIS Medienstiftung ⁕ (Business)
EU Agency for Fundamental Rights ⁕ (Politics)
Mikael Barfod (Politics)
Guy Verhofstadt (Politics)
Policy Association For An Open Society ⁕ (Business)
Cecilia Wikström (Politics)
Dimitris Avramopoulos (Politics)
No Hate Speech Movement ⁕ (Business)
✡ Peter Sichrovsky (Politics)
Nils Muižnieks (Politics)
Sabiedrības Integrācijas Fonds ⁕ (Business)
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