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COP15 Copenhagen Town Hall Exhibition 20091214

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The COP15 exhibition at the town hall square of Copenhagen, Denmark, taken on an early, cold evening, where everybody was occupied by demonstrations or other important tasks.

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A: COP15 Copenhagen Town Hall Evening 20091214

od Leif Nygaard Eilertsen, 10 meters away

Panorama taken during the COP15 summit in Copenhagen, Denmark. The exhibition at the town hall square...

COP15 Copenhagen Town Hall Evening 20091214

B: Denmark, Copenhagen, Radhushaven City Hall

od Thomas Blanket, 100 meters away

Denmark, Copenhagen, Radhushaven City Hall

C: Vester Voldgade Sightseeing bus

od Christof Martin -, 120 meters away

Vester Voldgade Sightseeing bus

D: Garden Inside The Town Hall

od Flemming V. Larsen, 160 meters away

Garden Inside The Town Hall

E: Tivoli Copenhagen

od Bengt, 160 meters away

World famous main entrance of Tivoli in Copenhagen.

Tivoli Copenhagen

F: Copenhagen Palace Theatre Ferris Wheel

od Leif Nygaard Eilertsen, 260 meters away

Ferris wheel at the square in front of the multi-colored Palace Theatre (cinema) on a rainy evening i...

Copenhagen Palace Theatre Ferris Wheel

G: The Box Hall at Axelborg

od Flemming V. Larsen, 290 meters away

The Box Hall in the basement of Axelborg - formerly the bank deposit  vault of the Danish Cooperative...

The Box Hall at Axelborg

H: Tivoli, Afternoon in Winter

od MoUzEs- Maciej J. Lorek, 290 meters away

Tivoli, Afternoon in Winter

I: Tivoli in December

od MoUzEs- Maciej J. Lorek, 300 meters away

Tivoli in December

J: Tivoli , December 2013

od MoUzEs- Maciej J. Lorek, 310 meters away

Tivoli , December 2013

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Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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