France_EuropeandGlobalization

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FRANCE, GLOBALIZATION AND THE EUROPEAN UNION NORMAN A. GRAHAM CENTER FOR EUROPEAN AND RUSSIAN/EURASIAN STUDIES AND JAMES MADISON COLLEGE Nov. 13, 2006
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I. EVOLUTION OF THE COMMUNITY 1948 - Marshall Plan -US has been a key support for European integration, as a key requirement of receiving post-WWII reconstruction aid -period of writings and plans of two French politicians, chief planner Jean Monnet and Foreign Minister Robert Schuman led to… 1951 – Treaty of Paris set up theEuropean Coal and Steel Community (ECSC): Implementing the Schuman Plan
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1957 - Treaty of Rome: EEC and European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) Belgium France Federal Republic of Germany Italy Luxembourg Netherlands Joining with the European Coal and Steel Community and EURATOM to form Common Institutions as of July 1967 EFTA: UK, Scandinavia, Southern Eur.
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ENLARGEMENT OF THE COMMUNITY 1973 - First Expansion Denmark Ireland United Kingdom 1981 - Second Expansion Greece 1986 - Third Expansion: European Community Portugal Spain
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1995 - Fourth Expansion Austria Finland Sweden 2002 – Decision to Add 10 More Members (in 2004) ESTONIA LATVIA LITUANIA CZECH REPUBLIC HUNGARY POLAND SLOVAKIA SLOVENIA CYPRUS MALTA BULGARIA, ROMANIA (LATER)
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TURKEY???? 1987 – SINGLE EUROPEAN ACT At the same time that enlargement was underway, the Community sought to integrate more “deeply” Completing the Market: EC-92 (Four Freedoms) -key legislation adopted by end of 1992 to remove barriers (still being implemented) THE EUROZONE 1999 – Decision to Launch the Euro --after fits and starts since the seventies over Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), ultimately in 2002, euro notes and coins came
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into circulation in 12 of the 15 member EU countries (the “euro area”) II. STAGES OF REGIONAL INTEGRATION: COMPLETING THE MARKET A. FROM FREE TRADE AREA TO POLITICAL UNION? (see chart) B. SEA, EC 1992 AND THE FOUR FREEDOMS 1. THE FREE CIRCULATION OF PERSONS
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2. THE FREE CIRCULATION OF GOODS 3. THE FREE CIRCULATION OF SERVICES 4. THE FREE CIRCULATION OF CAPITAL TREATIES OF MAASTRICT, AMSTERDAM AND NICE -- TOWARDS UNION 1993- Treaty of Maastricht: European Union European citizenship, new common policies – including a Common Foreign and
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Security Policy (CFSP) and arrangements for internal security AMSTERDAM AND NICE TREATIES III. FACING THE 21 ST CENTURY A. THE “LISBON STRATEGY” March 2000, European Council adopted a comprehensive strategy to modernize the EU’s economy in the face of the challenges of globalization; opens all sectors of economy to competition, encouraging innovation and investment and modernizing Europe’s
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education system to meet the needs of the information society.
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