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The European Parliament

The European Parliament

The European Parliament is the legislative body of the European Union, with its headquarters in Strasbourg. It is the only international institution whose members are directly elected by universal suffrage. Together with the Council of the European Union, it is actively involved in the drafting of European legislation via its examination of proposed regulations and directives submitted to it by the European Commission. It also acts as a political watchdog over all the institutions.

The European Ombudsman

The European Ombudsman

The European Ombudsman is an independent office that is empowered to hold the EU administration to account. It investigates cases of maladministration in the activities of all the EU’s institutions and bodies. Any citizen or resident of the EU as well as companies, associations and other bodies with a registered office in the EU can lodge a complaint with the European Ombudsman. The office was established by the Maastricht Treaty in 1992.

Eurocorps

Eurocorps

Located in Strasbourg, Eurocorps was founded in 1992 by France and Germany, which together with Belgium, Spain and Luxembourg form its framework nations. Greece, Turkey, Italy and Poland are also represented as associated nations. Eurocorps can be called on to meet the security and defence needs of the European Union, NATO, the UN, the OSCE or the framework nations. It has already been deployed in missions in Bosnia-Herzegovina (1998), Kosovo (2000) and twice in Afghanistan (2004 and 2012).

Lécole européenne

Lécole européenne

L’Ecole européenne de Strasbourg propose un enseignement conforme aux normes pédagogiques de l’ensemble des écoles européennes.
La vocation des Écoles européennes est de dispenser un enseignement multilingue et multiculturel à des enfants des cycles maternel, primaire et secondaire. Elles sont destinées en priorité aux enfants des personnels des institutions européennes.
Ses valeurs sont celles des pères fondateurs de l’Union européenne et contribuent, comme le souhaitait Jean Monnet, à élever au contact les uns des autres des enfants d’âges, d’origines et de cultures différentes pour en faire, « par l’esprit », des Européens.

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14 autres écoles européennes en plus de celle de Strasbourg sont réparties entre 7 pays ; Belgique, Pays-Bas, Allemagne, Italie, Royaume-Uni, Espagne et Luxembourg

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