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European politics

Referring to terms with relevance to the historical or current political situation within Europe and the European Union.

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European politics

Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF)

Politics; European politics

The multiannual financial framework (previously known as the financial perspective) is intended to ensure that EU spending takes a well-ordered course within the limits of its resources. The ...


Politics; European politics

(in the UK) the highest legislature, consisting of the sovereign, the House of Lords, and the House of Commons

Cohesion Fund

Politics; European politics

The Cohesion Fund was set up the by the European Union in 1994 in order to speed up economic, social and territorial convergence among regions and Member States. It is aimed at countries whose GDP ...

Structural Funds

Politics; European politics

The Structural Funds are the main financial instruments of European Union (EU) regional policy, which aims to strengthen economic, social and territorial cohesion in the European Union by reducing ...

Anette Schavan

Politics; European politics

Annette Schavan (born 10 June 1955 in Jüchen, district Grevenbroich) is a German politician (CDU). She was from 1995 to 2005 Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports in Baden-Württemberg and from 2005 ...

Swiss executive pay rules

Politics; European politics

Due to polls on March 3, 2013, Switzerland voted in some of the toughest executive pay rules in the entire world. The new rules allow shareholders at Swiss-listed companies a binding vote each year ...

Silvio Berlusconi

Politics; European politics

Silvio Berlusconi may no longer be the Italian prime minister, but his tax evasion, general corruption and sex with an underage prostitute made it a very memorable run. Before entering politics, ...

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