What is the purpose of European Union(EU)?

Updated: Aug 7

- After Second World War, there was an extreme nationalism among the countries in the European continent.

- European Union is an effort to bring all the countries in Europe together to achieve political, social and economic growth.

- EU is formed as a result of Masstricht Treaty on November 1 1993, comprising 28 nations all over Europe.

- The major goal of EU is to achieve political and economic integration by

.Having a single currency (Euro).

.common foreign and security policy.

.common citizenship where people can travel freely across the EU borders.

.cooperation among nation when it comes to immigration,asylum.

- EU was awarded Nobel Peace Prize in 2012, for maintaining peace and democracy in Europe.