Identifier :
Object_Type: Institution
Object_Type: Pubic
Object_Type: governmental
Title: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities
Acronym: EUR-OP
Parent: European Commission
Description: EUR-OP is the official publisher of all the organs of the European Union, such as the European Parliament, the Council of Ministers, the European Commission, the Court of Justice, the Court of Auditors, the Economic and Social Committee, the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, the European Investment Bank, and other Union authorities such as the Agencies created during the course of 1994.
Based in Luxembourg, EUR-OP systematically publishes in more languages than any other publishing house in the world. When it was established in 1969, the number of working languages was four. By 1986 this number had increased to nine - Spanish, Danish, German, English, French, Greek, Italian, Dutch and Portuguese. With the accession of three new countries, on 1 January 1995, the number of working languages, which now includes Finnish and Swedish, has increased to 11.
EUR-OP publishes about 6 000 monographs and around 110 periodicals a year, as well as an important number of CD-ROMs, databases, videos, etc.
Keywords (GEMET): community regulation; community regulation; administrative organization; Court of Justice of the European Communities; EC policy; European Communities; European Parliament
Keywords: publications; international organisation
Language: en
Metadata_Contact: Karel Maesen
Metadata_Date: 20/05/1994
Metadata_Source: EUR-OPHomepage