European Parliament

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European Parliament

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the assembly of the European Union in Strasbourg. It consists of 626 directly elected members and its role is largely advisory
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Europäisches Parlament
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Following the adoption of the Rome Treaty, a common representative body was established in 1958 for all three European communities, the European Coal and Steel Community, the European Atomic Energy Community (hereinafter Euratom) and the European Economic Community (hereinafter EEC), which was named the European Parliamentary Assembly, but it was renamed the European Parliament four years later.
On 19 March 2008, the European Parliament celebrated with great pomp its 50th anniversary, 19 March 1958 having marked the inaugural session of its ancestor, the European Parliamentary Assembly. In honour of that event, the European University Institute in Florence prepared a dense and thorough work, edited by Yves Meny, aimed at providing insight into this unique institution.

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