Inevitably, as Goulard points out, the European Union's Council of Ministers, which was originally intended to be a coordinating body holding regular meetings twice a year, has transformed itself into a powerful executive, decree-issuing organ, only nominally controlled by a European Assembly
, which is expected to ratify decisions taken at a "higher" level.
The Parliamentary Assembly of BSEC (PABSEC) does of course bear comparison with the European Assembly
which emerged in 1957 and which remained until direct elections transformed it into the European Parliament in 1979.
Our representation in the European Assembly
was, I think, something like four out of 120 or some number of that magnitude.
Ford and VW are unlikely to be interested although don't rule out someone like Hyundai who has said it wants a European assembly
operation," Rhys says.
These are the toughest GMO laws in the world," said David Bowe, the British Labour MEP responsible for guiding the draft legislation through the Strasbourg-based European Assembly
In an address to the parliamentarians of the European Assembly
in Strasbourg (October 6, 1988), after affirming the Church's recognition of the dignity of every person, especially his conscience as a place of responsible freedom, the Pope stated:
Even if the European Parliament has all the attributes of a European Assembly
, it functions in a very different way to the traditional parliamentary model.
Though this would involve "some sacrifice or merger of national sovereignty," Churchill insisted it was necessary for Europe to "make precise arrangements" to create a European Assembly
Ten National Front deputies now sit in the European assembly
, next to their Italian comrades from Giorgio Almirante's neo-Fascist Italian Social Movement.
The fitment of leather in automotive seating applications among vehicle producers with European assembly
Ashrawi expressed her appreciation to the Irish parliament for being the fourth European assembly
for recognizing the State of Palestine:
France has an allocation of 74 deputies in the European assembly
, and voter disaffection could give a big slice of those seats to more extremist political formations, particularly the far-right National Front led by Marine Le Pen.