Presentation on theme: "Technical Form Kind of government; Constitutional monarchy Electoral system; The king is chosen by the heredity. The government can be chosen by the elections."— Presentation transcript:
Technical Form Kind of government; Constitutional monarchy Electoral system; The king is chosen by the heredity. The government can be chosen by the elections. GDP; 68,1 per inhabitant Human Development Indicator; 0,2 %. Birth rate 10/1000 inhabitants. Mortality rate 9/1000 inhabitants. Population; 45.116.894 in 2007 Economical expansion; The Spanish economy has thus been regarded lately as one of the most dynamic within the EU, attracting significant amounts of foreign investment. During the last four decades the Spanish tourism industry has grown to become the second biggest in the world, worth approximately 40 billion Euros in 2006 More recently, the Spanish economy has benefited greatly from the global real estate boom, with construction representing 16% of GDP and 12% of employment National debt; 62,70% of the measures of national income and output Spain Trade Balance Thousands (USD) Acreage and density; Acreage: 505.992 km² Density: 89,2 / km²
1950 May 9 Robert Schuman, Minister of Foreign Affairs in France, has an important speech inspired by Jean Monnet. He suggested that France and the Federal Republic of Germany to pool their resources in the field of coal and steel, within an organization to which the other countries of Europe can join.. Since this day as the birthday of the European Union may be considered, on May 9 at a holiday: "Europe Day". 1951 April 18 In Paris, six countries - Belgium, Germany (Federal Republic of), France, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands-the Treaty establishing the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC). The Treaty on July 23, 1952 in force for a period of fifty years. 1955 1-2 June The foreign ministers of the six countries, meeting in Messina, decide to European integration should be extended to all economic sectors. 1957 March 25 The six sign the Treaty of Rome establishing the European Economic Community (EEC) and the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom). The treaties act on January 1, 1958 into force. 1960 January 4 On the initiative of the United Kingdom in Stockholm the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), consisting of a number of European countries that are not members of the EEC. 1963 July 20 In Yaounde close the EEC and eighteen African countries were associated. 1965 April 8 There is a treaty signed with the executive bodies of the three Communities (ECSC, EEC and Euratom) will be merged and a Council and Commission. It comes into force on July 1, 1967 to apply. 1966 Jan. 29 After a political crisis gave France agreed to his place in the Council to take the same way, if there is unanimity maintained when there is "very important interests" are at stake: the "Luxembourg compromise". 1968 July 1 The latest customs duties between Member States on industrial goods are eliminated, eighteen months earlier than planned, and there is a common customs tariff. 1969 1-2 December At a summit in The Hague decide the government and state of the EEC to European integration in the next stage, what the road free for the first enlargement. 1970 April 22 In Luxembourg, a treaty was signed which allows for gradually from the European Communities' own resources "to fund and that the European Parliament's control. 1972 Jan. 22 In Brussels, the Treaty on the accession of Denmark, Ireland, Norway and the United Kingdom. 1973 Jan 1 Denmark, Ireland and the United Kingdom join, bringing the number of members to nine. Norway stays out, because the majority of the population in a referendum against membership has voted. 1974 9-10 December At a summit in Paris decide the government and state of the nine Member States to three times a year as the European Council meeting. They also give direct elections for the European Parliament, and agree to the establishment of the European Regional Development Fund. 1975 February 28 In Lome sign the EEC and 46 countries in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP countries) the first Lomé Convention. July 22 A treaty is signed that the budgetary power of the European Parliament and the European Court extends up. It comes into force on June 1, 1977 to apply. 1979 7-10 June The first direct election of the 410 deputies of the European Parliament. 1981 Jan 1 Greece is a member of the European Communities and brings its membership to ten. 1984 14-17 June The second direct elections for the European Parliament. 1985 Jan. 7 Jacques Delors, President of the European Commission (1985-1995). June 14 The Schengen agreement is signed, aimed at abolition of checks at the borders between member states of the European Communities. 1986 Jan 1 Spain and Portugal join the European Communities, bringing its membership to twelve. 17 and Feb 28 The European Act in Luxembourg and The Hague and will be signed on July 1, 1987 to apply. 1989 15 and June 18 The third direct elections for the European Parliament. November 9 The Berlin Wall falls. 1990 Oct. 3 Germany is reunited. 1991 9-10 December The European Council adopted the Maastricht Treaty on European Union and thus explains the basis for a common foreign and security policy, closer cooperation in the field of justice and home affairs, and the creation of an economic and monetary union with a single currency. 1992 February 7 In the Maastricht Treaty on European Union signed. It comes into force on November 1, 1993 to apply. 1993 Jan 1 The internal market is established. 1994 9 and June 12 The fourth direct elections for the European Parliament. 1995 Jan 1 Austria, Finland and Sweden join the European Union, bringing its membership to fifteen. Norway will again not because the majority of the population in a referendum against membership has voted. Jan. 23 A new European Commission takes office (1995-1999), with Jacques Santer as president. 27-28 November During the Euro-Mediterranean conference in Barcelona, the partnership between the European Union and the countries on the southern shores of the Mediterranean. 1997 Oct. 2 The Amsterdam Treaty is signed. It comes into force on May 1, 1999 in force. 1998 March 30 For Cyprus, Malta and ten other candidate states in Central and Eastern Europe start the accession process. 1999 Jan 1 Start of the third phase of EMU: the currencies of eleven Member States to be replaced by the euro, which is launched on the money, for non-cash payments. The European Central Bank is responsible for monetary policy. Greece joins in these eleven countries in 2001. 10 and June 13 The fifth direct elections for the European Parliament. Sept. 15 A new European Commission takes office, with Romano Prodi as president (1999? 2004). 15 and October 16 The Tampere European Council decision of the EU is a "space of freedom, security and justice". 2000 23-24 March The Lisbon European Council formulates a new strategy for boosting employment in the EU, modernizing the economy and strengthening social cohesion in Europe with a knowledge-based economy. 7-8 December The Nice European Council reached an agreement on the text of a treaty by which the decision-making of the European Union is changed, so that the Union is ready for enlargement. The presidents of the European Parliament, the European Council and the European Commission proclaim the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union. 2001 February 26 Signing of the Treaty of Nice. It comes into force on February 1, 2003 to apply. 14-15 December The Laeken European Council adopts a declaration on the future of the Union. This opens the way for the imminent major reform of the European Union and the creation of a convention for the drafting of a European constitution. 2002 Jan 1 Banknotes and coins in euro went into circulation in the 12 countries of the euro zone. Dec. 13 The Copenhagen European Council reached agreement on the accession of ten candidate countries (Cyprus, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia and the Czech Republic) to the EU on May 1, 2004. 2003 July 10 The Convention on the Future of Europe finishes its work on the draft constitution of the European Union. Oct. 4 Launch of the intergovernmental conference that a draft constitutional treaty will draft. 2004 May 1 Cyprus, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia and the Czech Republic join the European Union. 10 and June 13 The sixth direct elections for the European Parliament. Oct. 29 The European Constitution is adopted in Rome (this will by the member states should be ratified). Nov. 22 A new European Commission takes office, as President Jose Manuel Barroso. 2005 On May 29 and June 1 In France reject the electorate in a referendum, the Constitution, three days later to the voters in the Netherlands. Oct. 3 The accession of Turkey and Croatia are likely to persist. 2007 Jan 1 Bulgaria and Romania join the European Union. Slovenia, the euro.
Conclusies European Union Most people think that the EU is a good organisation, because the plesant things that EU does. That’s also the reason that almost every country benefits have from the EU. People think that when every country join the EU, the EU is going to be very big and going to have a lot of influence on many things. This is a very good solution for many problems In the Debate : Social issue We have concluded that the interviewees hadn’t used much drugs. The majority haven’t never used drugs, because they think it’s bad. They think that drugs should never be legalized. The minority that ever used drugs in the past, think that drugs should also never be legalized. Many people can’t deal with it, if it would be legalized. Intervention or not Irak intervention The interviewees are completely agree with each other. They think that the intervention in Irak haven’t use and that the Dutch soldiers should go back to the Netherlands. The country shouldn’t bring the soldiers under the 25 to Irak. They also think that Irak isn’t a independent country. What wishes for a new constitution? With this subject the opinions are divided of the interviewees. The interviewees who are in favour of the European constitution, says that we should get a European constitution, because we have set up a union and there should be the same rules. The other inteviewees who are against the European constitution, says that the conditions of the import of a European constitution, that the people should be informated better and they have to know what’s in the constitution written. The enlargement question The question was, if the European Union should be extend. The interviewees think that a country should adapt of the conditions of the EU, if they want to be member. A country shouldn’t be too poor and the people of the country shouldn’t go with big numbers to a richer country to work. Extra Assignment The interviewees have different opinions about the subject here. In the religious identity are the interviewees agree with each other. They think that the people should be able to show their religion, but they shouldn’t go too far (for example wear a burqa). With the racedemocrats: you have to say everything are the opinions divided. Some think that you can say everything, but you shouldn’t insulting someone. Other thinks that you can say everything even you’re insulting someone. You have the right to say everything in this country. With the democray are the opinions also divided. Some people think that Geert Wilders go too far with his ideas and are against him. They also think that a christen school shouldn’t dismiss or refuse a gay teacher. They’re also people which you have to respect them. With the burqa the interviewees are completely agree. They says it’s should be forbidden to wear one. Door: Christopher – Tamara – Rafael - Kimberly