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Enlargement of the European Union

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The process of expanding the European Union (EU) through the accession of new member .... When a country formally applies for membership, the Council asks the ... 2002, December, All chapters closed...

EUROPA - The history of the European Union: 2000 - 2009

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During the decade more and more countries adopt the euro. ... 1 January 2002 ... Two more countries from eastern Europe - Bulgaria and Romania - join the EU, ...

What year did Greece join the European Union? | Reference.com

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Greece joined the European Union on Jan. 1, 1981. It joined the Eurozone on Jan. ... of countries that issued euro banknotes on Jan. 1, 2002. Continue Reading ...

RL334D WHY BRITAIN SHOULD JOIN THE EURO 1-8-02.DOC

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1 August 2002. 1 ... And now the countries of Europe have taken ..... So, if we want to join a large single currency market, the best one for us is undoubtedly the .

European Union Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com ...

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The European Union (EU) is an economic and political federation consisting of .... Phase three, which began on 1 January 2002, set the Euro banknotes and coins ... these countries requires them to join the Euro; some have already joined the ...

Turkey and EU Membership - The University of North Carolina at ...

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was a candidate country, destined to join the European Union, once it fulfilled ... made at the 2002 Copenhagen European Council that accession negotiations could ..... Greece wanted to join the Euro and was willing to exhibit a more positive ...

EU expansion: Which countries are waiting to JOIN? | World | News ...

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Jun 22, 2016 ... Vote Leave chair Gisela Stuart, a Labour MP, said: “Rather than sending money abroad to countries that want to join the EU I believe we should ...

Britain's EU membership: New insight from economic history | VOX ...

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Feb 3, 2015 ... This column argues that, among others, Britain joined the EU as a way to ... Temin (2002) convincingly argues that structural change (labour shifts out of ... The Marshall Plan aid required European countries to coordinate.

Central European Countries and EU Accession: A Blessing or a ...

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Feb 17, 2015 ... [14] Countries looking to get EU membership should also bring their institutions, .... From 1992 to 2002 most CEECs underwent serious political ... the EU incarnated what CEECs wanted to achieve: a democratic system and a ...

Turkey's Place in the 'New Europe'

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who want to exclude Turkey are misplaced or exaggerated, that Turkey largely meets EU ... not a European country (Turkish accession to the EU) would be the end of Europe. Former French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing, 2002.2.

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BBC News - A timeline of the EU

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Mar 12, 2007 ... The European Union of Federalists organises a Congress at The Hague in ... The three countries and Norway had failed to join 10 years earlier because .... On 1 January 2002 euro notes and coins were introduced in the 12 ...

A History of the European Union and Great Britain - History Learning ...

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Citation: C N Trueman "A History of the European Union and Great Britain" ... had a referendum on Britain's membership – the last national referendum this country has had. ... This meant that we were part of the European Community and wanted to be a part of it, but not to ... 2002, The Euro was introduced on January 1st.

Why do countries not want to join the EU? - Quora

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Jan 31, 2016 ... A. Countries that applied but did not join: 1. Switzerland They have the thing with neutrality. They even joined UN in 2002 after a referendum; ...