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1 Europe in the World A selection of information sources on Europe in the World

2 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 Europe in the World The European Unions policies have an impact on, and are impacted upon by, the wider world – foreign and security policy, trade policy, enlargement policy, environmental and energy policies, development assistance and humanitarian aid, etc. This powerpoint highlights some of the key sources that can be used to find information in these areas.

3 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 Europe in the World Communication priorities for 2009 Primary priorities for 2009: European Parliament Elections 2009 Energy and Climate Change 20th Anniversary of democratic change in Central and Eastern Europe Sustaining Growth, Jobs and Solidarity Secondary communication priorities for 2009: Future of a Europe for citizens Europe in the world

4 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 Europe in the World A communication priority for Why? An economic giant but a political dwarf Some facts… Population: almost 500 million (third largest after India and China) Greatest share of world trade Generates 25% of global wealth The is the second international currency of the world Largest provider of development assistance in the world Seen as a leader on climate change reform Currently, 12 missions in the name of ESDP (from Georgia and Kosovo to Afghanistan and Sudan - and the waters off Somalia (and ten completed)

5 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 European citizens want the EU to deal with: Terrorism [79%] Protecting the environment [67%] Defence and foreign affairs [64%] Energy [63%] Immigration [60%] Fighting Crime [59%] [Standard Eurobarometer, No.70, Dec 2008] Europe in the World A communication priority for Why?

6 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 Institutional issues: Who speaks for the EU to the world? Common Foreign and Security Policy [CFSP – ESDP] External trade policy [CCP] Enlargement European Neighbourhood Policy Development policy Relations with the ACP countries Humanitarian aid Freedom, security and justice Management of external borders, immigration & asylum International terrorism Europe in the World What does this cover?

7 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 EU NAVFOR – Atalanta, the first EU maritime operation EU NAVFOR – Atalanta, the first EU maritime operation Five years of an enlarged EU + Croatia / Turkey etc Eastern Partnership : Launch conference EU-China Summit, Prague, 20 May 2009 Supporting developing countries in coping with the crisis (COM(2009) 160, April 2009) Supporting developing countries in coping with the crisis (COM(2009) 160, April 2009) US-EU accord ends beef import rift, May 2009 Europe in the World Issues in the news

8 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 The EU in the World Europe in the World Information sources

9 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 International agreements Legislation in force: External relations CFSP Preparatory Acts: External relations CFSP Europe in the World Legislative information See also the Agreements database + Treaties Office databaseAgreements database Treaties Office database You can find most of the adopted and proposed EU legislation in the area of Europe in the World through these links

10 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 Legislative Observatory (OEIL) [search by country or region] PreLex General Report Summaries of Legislation [SCADPLUS] External Relations Council Register of Documents Europe in the World Legislative information Click on List by Subject Matter field

11 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May st Pillar: Legislation adopted under the original EC Treaties by the Community Method: Supranational Legislative acts: Regulations – Directives – Decisions – Recommendations – Opinions etc Key areas: CCP – Development policy 2 nd Pillar: Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP / PESC): Intergovernmental Legislative acts: Common Strategies – Common Positions – Joint Actions – Decisions – Declarations Key areas: CFSP – ESDP Europe in the World The Three Pillars: Legislative instruments

12 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 Europe in the World The Three Pillars: Legislative instruments 3229R0116: Legislation adopted under The First Pillar Legal basis Commission proposes / Council adopts

13 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 Europe in the World The Three Pillars: Legislative instruments 32009E0405: Legislation adopted under the Second Pillar Legal basis Council leads

14 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 Europe in the World Judicial information Search for recent case law on CFSP, Commercial Policy, External Relations etc using these pre-defined searches

15 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 Press Pack: The EU in the WorldThe EU in the World RAPID Latest External Relations and Neighbourhood Policy Press Releases Latest Development and Humanitarian Aid Press Releases Latest Enlargement Press Releases Latest Trade Policy Press Releases Latest Trade Press Releases Council of the EU Press Releases General Affairs & External Relations Council (GAERC) Meetings and Agreements with Third Parties CFSP Statements ESDP PressEurop.eu Europe Media Monitor Europe in the World News sources

16 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 European Commission DGs External Relations Regions of the World Countries of the World European Neighbourhood Policy Relations with other international / regional organisations A-Z Trade Bilateral trade relations Market Access database Trade issues Europe in the World European Commission sources

17 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 European Commission DGs Development EuropeAid European Commission Humanitarian Aid (ECHO) European Commission Humanitarian Aid (ECHO) EU Delegations in the World Europe in the World European Commission sources

18 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 International statistical cooperation Co-operation with Mediterranean Countries Candidate & Potential Candidate Countries External trade Foreign-controlled enterprises See also… Europe in the World Statistical sources See also DG Trade StatisticsDG Trade Statistics

19 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 Committees Delegations News Election Observation Assemblies Europe in the World European Parliament sources

20 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 GAERC CFSP ESDP Terrorism Agreements Europe in the World Council of the European Union sources See also: International Agreements (EURLEX) + Treaties DatabaseInternational Agreements Treaties Database See also: Commission CFSP pagesCommission CFSP pages Web-streaming of Council Press Conferences

21 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 Europe in the World Books

22 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 Europe in the World Academic journals

23 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 Europe in the World EU Institutions

24 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 Europe in the World EU Agencies

25 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 Europe in the World Other International Organisations

26 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 Europe in the World National sources

27 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 Europe in the World Think tanks

28 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 Europe in the World Think tanks

29 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 Europe in the World Think tanks

30 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 Europe in the World New media: Blogs etc

31 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 EUROPA Search Engine Search Europa via EJC General Search engines Google Advanced Google Scholar Europe in the World To search for more information

32 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 EU Bookshop European Commission: Library: ECLAS European Sources Online Contact for a Europe in the World To search for more information

33 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 Europe in the World European Sources Online Looking for information on: + Implications of the global economic crisis on Europe + Outsourcing of jobs outside Europe + Doha World Trade negotiations + Role of the EU in combating piracy off Somalia + Does the CAP harm Third World agriculture + Changing role for NATO and the EU in the 21st Century in security matters + Where does power lie in the European Union as regards external policies? + Is the EU suffering from enlargement fatigue + Moldova and the European Union + Is the EU leading the world on climate change policies + Will the NABUCCO pipeline get built

34 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 ESO Simple Search Add keywords or phrases and click go! Refine your search by choosing Source Origin(s) and / or Source Type(s) (optional)

35 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 The keywords of your search Number of results Format of each source List provides brief details of the results of your search. Click on the title for further information

36 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 Show image of full recod of HoL report (although shorten abstract to allow showing of source url (and maybe also geographic indicator) Full index record Title of the source Author of the source Click on link to read full text of the source Geographic Indicators: Countries or regions covered by the source

37 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 EU i The European information network outside the EU Member States [mainly ex-EDCs and Depository Libraries + some new centres] No official list exists of this network! DG Enlargement and DG External Relations responsible EU Centres In universities in the US, Canada, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand Europe in the World and finally… Find the latest information on Europe in the World Keep up-to-date Information added daily

38 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 Information Guides Unique and up-to-date introductions to ACP-EU relations / External trade / Security & defence in Europe / CFSP / EU-US relations / Enlargement with hyperlinks to further information

39 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 EU i The European information network outside the EU Member States [mainly ex-EDCs and Depository Libraries + some new centres] No official list exists of this network! DG Enlargement and DG External Relations responsible EU Centres In universities in the US, Canada, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand Europe in the World and finally…

40 Europe in the World: Information sources © Ian Thomson, May 2009 Europe in the World For further information visit or contact the Cardiff EDC Tel: Ian Thomson Director, Cardiff EDC © Ian Thomson, May 2009


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