Frameworks for regional co-operation

The EU

Authored by: Benjamin Görlach , Matthias Duwe , Nick Evans

Handbook of Transitions to Energy and Climate Security

Print publication date:  November  2016
Online publication date:  November  2016

Print ISBN: 9781857437454
eBook ISBN: 9781315723617
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Almost 60 years after its inception as the European Economic Community, the European Union of today is a peculiar construction. It shares common markets for goods and services, capital and labor, freedom of movement for its 500 million citizens, common institutions and an extensive body of common legislation. Several of its Members share the euro as a common currency as well as open borders within the Schengen Area. In these regards, the EU is far more than just an organization to enhance regional cooperation.

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