Competition, International--European Union Countries
Directorate-General IV: Competition
In English and other European languages. Includes an outline of Treaties,
Legislation, Commission decisions, Case law, press releases, and other documents
in the areas of anti-trust, merger, liberalization, and state aid. In some cases,
the documents are available in full-text
European Environmental Agency
In many languages. "Aims to support sustainable development and to help achieve significant and measurable improvement in Europe's environment through the provisions of timely, targeted, relevant, and reliable information to policy making agents and the public."
Integration--European Community Studies
Association Austria (ECSA Austria)
In English (also available in German). "A scientific organization promoting
pluridiscipline research in the field of European integration. Another aim of ECSA
Austria is transmitting information about European integration to universities and
other scientific organizations"--Home page.
Integration ---The Harvard Law School Jean Monnet Chair
"Under the Jean Monnet Project, the European Commission supports university initiatives aimed at creating
teaching activities in European integration. Launched in 1990 at the specific request of the academic
world, the Jean Monnet Project aims to promote teaching in European integration, in particular in Law,
Economics, Political Science and History - the disciplines where European Union developments are becoming
an increasingly important part of the subject studied and where student demand is at its greatest. In
1995 a Jean Monnet Chair was established by the European Union at Harvard."--Introd. [October 26, 2001].
In English, French, and German). A free, non-profit service funded
by the European Community. Site has information dealing with Intellectual Property
Rights issues: links to hundreds of IPR related websites including
professional bodies, national and transnational patent authorities, and many
others; access to patent search systems such as the European Patent
Organisation's esp@cenet service, which gives access to more than 30
million patent specifications; tutorials and specialized front ends to patent
search services; a document collection including all EU Directives relating to IPR;
and many other sources of information, including IP-Wire, our on-line newsletter,
which is also available by e-mail on request.
Finding the Law: the Micro-States and Small Jurisdictions of Europe
In English. By Andrew Grossman. Published on LLRX October 1, 2001. "Andorra, Cyprus, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican State; also Channel Islands, Gibraltar, Isle of Man, Northern Cyprus; and an addendum including Republika Srpska, Montenegro, Kosovo and Transnistria."
European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI)
ECMI aims to promote interdisciplinary research on various dimensions of
minority-majority relations in a European perspective and to contribute to the
improvement of inter-ethnic relations in those parts of Western and Eastern Europe
where ethnopolitical tension and conflict prevail
Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)
An electronic networking resource for NGOs in Central and Eastern Europe.
European Maritime Law
The "European Maritime Law Organisation" (EMLO) was established to provide a neutral forum for debate and research on issues of interest to those concerned with EC maritime affairs.
European Centre for Space Law
The European Centre for Space Law (ECSL) was established in 1989 at the initiative of the European Space Agency and with the support of a number of pioneers in this field.
European Council on Refugees and Exiles
"ECRE is an umbrella organization of 72 refugee-assisting agencies in 28 countries working towards fair
and humane policies for the treatment of asylum seekers and refugees. ECRE aims to promote the protection
and integration of refugees in Europe based on the values of human dignity, human rights, and an ethic of solidarity"--Title screen, Nov. 13, 2001.
Legal Assistance through Refugee Clinics
"Housed in the Hungarian Helsinki Committee, aims to strengthen the effective legal protection of refugees in Europe's transitioning countries by building the capacity of refugee law clinics, their professionals, and students."