- Age groups
- Ages 15 and over
- About the EUEU countriesEU historyEU laws and institutions
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This publication is a guide to the European Union (EU) and what it does. The first section explains in brief what the European Union is. The second section, ‘What the European Union does’, describes what the EU is doing in 35 different areas to improve the lives of people in Europe and further afield. The third section, ‘How the European Union makes decisions and takes action’, describes the institutions at the heart of the EU’s decision-making process and how their decisions are translated into actions.
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This online quiz has been created for secondary school pupils to help them understand the basics about the EU.
These slides can be used by teachers to make a powerpoint presentation about the EU. Each slide provides some simple facts or keywords in a style that can be easily understood by an audience with no prior knowledge of the EU.
What can a day in the life of people from different European countries look like?In these country-based short videos, discover what the EU does for yo...