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The EU originated in the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) and the European Economic Community (EEC)
The original members of what came to be known as the European Communities and the Inner Six were: 1957 Belgium France Italy Luxembourg The Netherlands West Germany.
Brexit The United Kingdom shook the world withdrawal from the EU in June 2016. when they announced their
Various organs of the EU
The European Council The Court of Justice Sets the General Political directions and Priorities of the Union Ensures the uniform application of EU law and resolves disputes between EU institutions and member states the European Commission Directs the Commission's permanent civil service. The European Central Bank responsible for monetary stability within member states. The Council of the European Union Amends, approves or rejects proposed legislation from the Commission. The European Court of Auditors Investigates the proper management of finances within both the EU entities and EU funding provided to its member states. The European Parliament It shares with the Council of the EU equal legislative powers to amend, approve or reject Commission proposals for most areas of EU legislation.
Governing Treaties of the EU
Dunkirk Treaty Brussels Treaty Paris Treaty Modified Brussels Treaty Rome Treaty & EURATOM Merger Treaty Council Agreement on TREVI Single European Act Schengen Treaty & Convention Maastricht Treaty (TEU) Amsterdam Treaty Nice Treaty Lisbon Treaty