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IATE Inter Active Terminology for Europe
Summaries of EU Legislations: Glossary

Main European Institutions
The Council of Europe
EUROPA –The Server of the European Union
The European Commission
The Directorates General and Services of the European Commission
The Council of the European Union (Council of Ministers)
President of the European Council
President of the European Parliament
The European Parliament
The Legislative Observatory

The European Court of Justice and Court of First Instance
The European Court of Auditors
The European Ombudsman
EUROPOL – European Law Enforcement Organization (The European Police Office)
EU Regional Policy
The Economic and Social Committee

European Audiovisual Observatory
The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work
The European Medicines Agency
EBLUL – The European Bureau for Lesser Used Languages
CEDEFOP – The European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training
European Commission Joint Research Centre
ECHO - Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection
CPVI – The Community Plant Variety Office
European Employment Observatory
The European Environment Agency
See Also:
EIONET – The European Environment Information and Observation NETwork
The European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions
EIRO online European Industrial Relations Observatory
EIROnline contains up-to-date information and analysis on the most important events and issues in industrial relations in the 15 EU Member States and Norway, and at the overall European level.
European Medicines Agency
The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
The European Training Foundation
Office of Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Design)

EUR-Lex Access to European Union Law
European Union – Legislation in force – Consolidated Texts
European Law Journal


Treaty Establishing the European Coal and Steel Community (Paris 1951)
Treaty Establishing the European Community (Rome 1957)
Treaty Establishing the European Atomic Energy Community (Rome 1957)
Single European Act (1986)
Treaty on European Union (Maastricht 1992)
Treaty of Amsterdam (1997)
Treaty of Nice (2001)
Treaty of Lisbon (2007)
See Also:
Guide to European Union Research (Cornell University)
The Treaty of European Union (Maastricht Treaty)