Main objective was to eradicate the conflicts that took
place among these countries of the continent and that
had culminated in the Second World War.
"This European Community was the first
step to consolidate an economic and
political union among European countries to
achieve a lasting peace"
Germany, France, Belgium, Italy, Luxembourg and the
Netherlands were the founders of the European
Cold war was emerged
On May 9th,
of the EU.
This paper talks about the world peace as
a project in which all countries should join
hands to defeat the dangers that
threatened the peaceful stability.
The aim was to prevent another world war by
creating this forum of states, in which solidarity
and the establishment of peace were more
important and were the principal factor to counter
the ultra nationalist movements and the
differences of nations.
Solidarity as a
What are the motivations that
justify its existence today?
It was motivated by the
opportunities to maxify its
own interests through
The possibility to foster peace
Stability and economic
prosperity throughout the
European continent by
maintaining and developing its
status as the highest
integration project in the world.
capital and goods and having a
How is structured
The European union is
characterized by being a
Council: the presidents of
each member state of
the EU and the
president of the
The European Commission: EU’s executive and it
implements and manages the union decisions and
common policies and has the legislative power.
The Council of the European Union:
This council enacts legislation based
on proposal by the Commission and
agreed on by the Parliament. It
represents the 28 national
citizens of the EU.
It’s formed by 751
members who are
directly elected for
five year terms.
The European Central Bank: it
manages the euro and the union’s
What are its goals?
Establish and affirm
the european identity in
the international arena
The encourage of
the civil, political and
rights of the citizens.
The maintenance and
development of sense
What are its challenges and
most important defiances?
The "Grexit" and the
Greek debt management
The fragmentation of the
Increase of nationalist
parties and anti-European
Never again would the fate of minorities be
left to national parliaments, and racist and
The impact of people unification was
brought into different places a new ideology
and opening governments.
The neo nationalist movements
have been taking strength and even
they have been provoking decontrol
inside different governments putting
in danger the order of the societies.
Fear from nationalism: European integration is
closer institutional ties with Europe and the
apparent uselessness of the modern