The EU

The EU Flag

The EU flag has a blue background symbolising the sky twelve stars symbolising perfection and unity a circle symbolising union It was chosen in 1955 and has been used since 1986. Although the EU did have 12 member states in 1986, the… Read More ›

The EU Flag

Against the background of blue sky, twelve golden stars form a circle, representing the union of the peoples of Europe. The number of stars is fixed, twelve being the symbol of perfection and unity.

Trio and Troika

These are two terms which are often incorrectly used The “Troïka” represents the European Union in external relations that fall within the scope of the common foreign and security policy (CFSP).Since the Treaty of Amsterdam, the Troïka has brought together:… Read More ›