The european Parliament in its many Shapes and Forms
Practical vade mecum on the European Parliament against the backdrop of enlargement
The aim of this practical vade mecum on the European Parliament against the backdrop of enlargement, drawn up with the support of the Brussels-Capital Region, is to provide a clear and accurate overview of this European institution.
It is intended not only for the wider public in the new Member States, rather also provides concise, practical explanations for state authorities, businesses, political groups, students and all of the new players in the enlarged European Union of 25 Member States, whether voters or candidates.
The wide-ranging information that is currently available on the European Parliament can sometimes be difficult to understand. This succinct hand-book aims to impart key facts for better understanding the Parliament, an institution faced with a series of challenges and situated at the centre of an in-depth debate on the reform of the European institutions. This vade mecum looks at all of the issues currently being discussed.