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The European Strasbourg Register

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ISBN13: 9780792327264
ISBN: 0792327268
Published: July 1997
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Format: Paperback
Price: £188.00

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This reference offers a complete survey of all Strasbourg-based organizations with a European dimension. Strasbourg is not presented as a competitive site to Brussels, but rather as a city with a distinct focus and definite role to play in the construction of Europe. The geostrategic location of Strasbourg is of paramount importance in bridging Northern and Southern Europe, as well as in linking West and East. The presence in Strasbourg of such institutions as the European Parliament, the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights, coupled with the outstanding education and research facilities the city offers, accounts for Strasbourg's popularity among the international business and academic community.;Part One of contains in-depth articles by a number of leading personalities. Part Two provides a comprehensive, practical and detailed review of Strasbourg-based organizations with a European dimension, including intergovernmental organizations, such as the European Parliament, as well as non-governmental organizations, education and training institutions, trans-border cooperation associations, permanent foreign representatives and accredited press agencies. This volume provides a useful tool for diplomats, journalists, lawyers, national and international civil servants, businessmen, lobbyists, researchers and all those interested in European institutions and public affairs.

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Part One Articles and Opinions: Strasbourg, Laboratory of Europe; A. Muller. Strasbourg - Infrastructure and Links of Today and Tomorrow; F. Cuillier. Strasbourg and Alsace: a Welcome Land for Foreign Investors with Special Reference to American Investments; B. Higel. The Role of the European Parliament Towards More Democracy in Europe; E. Klepsch. Parliamentary Government at the European Level; M. Martinez. The Role of the Council of Europe and Human Rights; C. Lalumiere. Strasbourg, Geostrategy and its Instruments; F. Clerc. Strasbourg, European Audiovisual Hub; G. Adinolfi. Strasbourg, University Platform and Centre of Research and Technology; J.C. Bernier. Languages and Language Studies in Strasbourg: the European Dimension; E. Hotzel. Introduction to Transborder Co-operation Strasbourg/Upper Rhine; C. Kunz. District Kehl and Strasbourg, a Common Destiny; D. Prossdorf. Strasbourg, Bridge Toward Central and Eastern Europe; A. Novak. Part Two Institutional Guide: European Institutions. International Organizations. International Audiovisual Organizations. Organizations Recently Based in Strasbourg. Education and Training. Transborder Co-operation. Diplomatic Representations. Accredited Press Agencies. Useful Numbers. Index of European and International Institutions.