The program manager for the graduating Central European
countries and Baltic States, Real Lalande, believes these countries are currently changing their status in the world since they are on the verge of joining the European Union (EU).
The UK Government has donated the money and offered the use of vital equipment to help towns in the Czech Republic recover from the devastating floods which have struck the central European
Some Europeans are afraid that if Eastern and Central European
countries join the EU, their young people will flood into Western Europe, leaving their motherlands behind.
He thinks that the arrival of Central European
art in Western consciousness has fundamentally changed the way art history can be written.
According to market advisory firm IDC, business-to-business e-commerce in the Central European
region is set to increase.
In addition to some European tire production moving into Central Europe, Central European
SR became part of the supply for all of Europe, and North American product was no longer needed to meet demand there.
In the past proposals have been made to change the time in the UK to coincide with Central European
Time but supporters of the switch have not been successful.
In economic terms, Croatia has a Central European
tradition, but almost fifty years of Communism, seventy years of Yugoslav exploitation, and five years of aggression against Croatia have caused extensive damage and left far-reaching consequences.
In the early 1990s, having been freed from Soviet domination, small east central European
countries, such as Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Romania, strove to establish democracy and a free market economy, and made a determined effort to join western democracies, by gaining admission to the European Union (EU) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
In its annual report for 2000, the EIB reports that during last year, the Bank lent Euro 30.6 billion to projects in the EU Member States and 2.9 billion to Central European
countries lining up for EU membership (Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia), whereas lending for projects in the partner countries (non-EU Mediterranean countries, African, Caribbean and Pacific - ACP - countries, Latin American countries, Asian countries, Balkans) totalled 2.4 billion.
The ACM Executive Committee and senior staff hosted an international meeting in Budapest in September, 1999 with ACM members and ACM chapter leaders from 10 Eastern and Central European
countries: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Slovakia, and Ukraine.
PRAGUE British-based TV company Zone Vision is poised to branch out both within and beyond its Central European