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Council of the EU Presidency

Configurations

General Foreign Justice and Home Economic

Euro

Legislative procedure Voting Secretariat

Secretary-General

Uwe Corsepius

Directorates-general COREPER

Judiciary

Court of Justice

Members Rulings

General Court

Central Bank

President Draghi

ESCB Euro EMU Eurozone

Court of Auditors

Budget OLAF

Other bodies

Agencies Investment Bank CoR EESC Ombudsman National parliaments

Policies and issues

Foreign relations

High Representative

Federica Mogherini

Ext. Action Service Foreign Policy Defence Policy Customs Union Enlargement

Budget Four Freedoms

Economic Area Area of FS&J Schengen Area

Policies

Agricultural Energy Fisheries Regional

Citizenship

Identity Pro-Europeanism Euroscepticism

Integration

Supranationalism Federalism United States of Europe Multi-speed Opt-outs Enhanced co-op Withdrawal

Elections

1979, 1984, 1989 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009 2014 (last election) Political parties Constituencies

Referendums

Law

Treaty on European Union Acquis

Primacy Subsidiarity

Treaties

Rome Single European Act Maastricht Amsterdam Nice Lisbon

Article 50

Fundamental Rights Membership Treaties of Accession

1972, 1979, 1985, 1994, 2003, 2005, 2011

European Council

President Tusk (EPP)

Parties List of meetings

Other countries Atlas

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The Official Journal of the European Union
European Union
(the OJ) is the official gazette of record for the European Union
European Union
(EU). It is published every working day in all of the official languages of the member states. Only legal acts published in the Official Journal are binding. It was first published on 30 December 1952 as the Official Journal of the European Coal and Steel Community. This was renamed Official Journal of the European Communities
European Communities
with the establishment of the European Community
European Community
before taking its current title when the Treaty of Nice entered into force on 1 February 2003. Since 1998 the Journal has been available online via the EUR-Lex
EUR-Lex
service. As of the 1st of July 2013, the electronic version of the Official Journal bears legal value instead of the paper version. Each issue is published as a set of documents in PDF/A format (one per official language) plus one XML
XML
document ensuring the overall coherency through hashes and a qualified electronic signature (a kind of digital signature defined in European law) extended with a trusted time stamp. The Journal comprises two series:

The L series contains EU legislation
EU legislation
including regulations, directives, decisions, recommendations, and opinions. The C series contains reports and announcements including the judgments of the European Court of Justice
European Court of Justice
and the General Court (formerly known as the Court of First Instance).

There is also a supplementary S series which contains invitations to tender, and other documents relating to the EU Procurement Directives (see: Government procurement in the European Union). The S Series is also the only series that is not issued in every working language of the Union. Each contracting authority issues notices in the language of its choice. See also[edit]

EUR-Lex Directive (European Union) European Documentation Centre European Union
European Union
law Community acquis Public journal Federal Register
Federal Register
(of the United States Government) Official Journal of the European Patent Office Publications Office of the European Union

External links[edit]

Online version of the Official Journal Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union Explanation of the Official Journal of the European Union
European Union
from the EU Publications Office

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European Union articles

History

Timeline

Pre-1945 1945–57 1958–72 1973–93 1993–2004 Since 2004

Predecessors

Timeline Founders European Coal and Steel Community
European Coal and Steel Community
(1951–2002) European Economic Community
European Economic Community
(1958–1993/2009) Euratom (1958–present) European Communities
European Communities
(1967–1993/2009) Justice and Home Affairs (1993–2009)

Geography

Extreme points Geographic centre Largest municipalities Urban areas Larger urban zones Member states Regions (first-level NUTS) Special
Special
territories

Politics

Institutions

European Council European Commission European Parliament Council of the European Union Court of Justice of the European Union European Central Bank European Court of Auditors

Agencies

Banking Border and coast security (Frontex) Disease prevention and control Environment Foreign affairs (External Action Service) Judicial cooperation (Eurojust) Law enforcement cooperation (Europol) Maritime safety Reconstruction

Law

Acquis Charter of Fundamental Rights Competition law Copyright law Directive

Citizens’ Rights Directive

Enhanced cooperation Environmental policy Four freedoms

labour mobility

Government procurement Journal Mechanism for Cooperation and Verification Legislative procedure Citizens' Initiative Regulation Rural Development Policy Schengen Area Treaties

opt-outs

LGBT rights

Politics

Elections

parliamentary constituencies

Enlargement

1973 1981 1986 1995 2004 2007 2013 Future

Euromyths Political parties (National parties by affiliation) Euroscepticism Foreign relations Integration Parliamentary groups Pro-Europeanism Withdrawal (Brexit) 2012 Nobel Peace Prize

Economy

Budget Central bank Agricultural policy Fisheries policy Currencies Energy policy Euro Eurozone Free trade agreements Investment bank Investment fund Regional development Single market Societas Europaea Solidarity Fund Transport

Galileo navigation system

minimum wage average wage unemployment rate health expense per person Healthcare Health Insurance Card Driving licence European Common Aviation Area

Culture

Citizenship

passports identity cards

Cultural policies Demographics Douzelage Driving licence Education House of European History Institute of Innovation and Technology Laissez-passer Languages Media freedom Public holidays Religion Sport Telephone numbers Statistics Symbols

Lists

Concepts, acronyms, & jargon Agencies Books Companies Cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants Largest cities by population within city limits Directives Tallest buildings Terrorist incidents Vehicle registration plates

Theory

Eurosphere Intergovernmentalism Multi-speed Neofunctionalism Optimum currency area Supranational union

Outline

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