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Effective Roma integration measures in the Member States

9.12.2013: The Council of the EU adopted a recommendation for effective Roma integration measures in member states. The recommendation aims to provide guidance to member states in enhancing the effectiveness of their measures to achieve Roma integration and to strengthen the implementation of their national strategies. The EUI Library holds several primary and secondary resources […]

New elected European Ombudsman: Emily O’Reilly

Emily O’Reilly (Ireland) was elected European Ombudsman on Wednesday, 3 July and she is the first woman to become European Ombudsman. She was backed by 359 MEPs in a secret plenary vote. Read more at the European Parliament’s website The European Ombudsman What does he do? The European Ombudsman is an independent and impartial body […]

1 July: Croatia’s accession to the European Union

On Monday 1 July Croatia will become the 28th Member State of the European Union. Croatia’s accession marks another milestone in the construction of a united Europe. Read more Croatia applied for EU membership in 2003 and negotiations ended in 2011. The Accession Treaty of Croatia (2012) is available at EUR-Lex Most recent press coverage […]