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three pillars

a short expression for the aspects of the EUROPEAN UNION which form the basic structure. The first pillar comprises the Community dimension, comprising the arrangements set out in the European Community (EC), European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) - now expired - and European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) Treaties, i.e. Union citizenship, Community policies, Economic and Monetary Union. The second pillar comprises the common foreign and security policy, which comes under Title V of the EU Treaty. The third pillar comprises police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters.
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There are three pillars at the site - only one was open on Sunday - the other two will be opened for the ceremony over the following two days.
Therefore, the three pillars should provide information to the public.
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The National Volunteering Strategy is based on three pillars, two of which are independent but interdependent growth and functionality.
The event featured three guest speakers, each representing one of the three pillars of her initiative (well-being of children, online safety, and opioid abuse prevention), and other guests who embody the work.
Speaking at a discussion at the Minhaj University's School of Sciences here on Sunday, he said there are three pillars of state: Parliament, Bureaucracy and Judiciary.
'Three pillars, i-e the political and security pillar, the economic pillar and the social and cultural pillar, have been created under the council, which will be managed by their own steering committees,' the advisor elaborated.
'Our Collaboration with Oracle will allow us to understand our customers' needs better by focusing on all three pillars of social listening, social analytics.
Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides outlined to MPs on Wednesday the 'three pillars' on which Cyprus' foreign policy is based, which he said serve the ultimate goal of reaching a solution to the Cyprus problem.
In his address, Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar further said that this court has achieved the faith of people of Pakistan through the strength of bench and bar as well as the support of the Legislature and the Executive in understanding the crucial importance of the independent functioning of all three pillars of the State.
The first of the three pillars is the new FIG Ethics Foundation, which is an independent organisation that will investigate misconduct allegations and if necessary, report their findings to the FIG for suspension or expulsion.
Neira explained that if one wants good health for the people, one needs to focus on three pillars, namely access to food, water, and shelter.