The Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2005

The Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2005

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National and European Political Institutions


Chambre des députés
The Chamber of Deputies, the Luxembourg Parliament, comprising 60 members of Parliament

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Gouvernement
The Luxembourg government

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Ministère des Affaires étrangères - Hôtel Saint Maximin
Hôtel Saint Maximin, seat of the minister for Foreign Affairs. Built in 1751 as a refuge for monks from the St. Maximin Abbey in Trier

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Ministère
Hôtel de Bourgogne, Presidency of the government, seat of the Prime minister

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Palais & Chambre des députés
The Palace of the Grand Duke and the Luxembourg Parliament are two adjoining buildings at the centre of Luxembourg-city

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Palais
The Palace of the Grand Duke

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Centre de communication du Gouvernement - Château de Senningen
Schengen: it was in this Luxembourg village that in 1985 the Member States of the European Union signed the "Schengen Accords" opening national frontiers within the EU. In 2005 the “Schengen Agreements” celebrate twenty years

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Hémicycle
The former hemicycle of the European Parliament is today a European conference centre

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Centre de communication du Gouvernement - Château de Senningen
The castle of Senningen, venue for foreign high representatives

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"Porte de l'Europe" et Bâtiment Alcide de Gasperi
Next to the Alcide de Gasperi building, ancestor of the EU buildings in Luxembourg, rise two towers, 70 m in height, the so-called "gate to Europe" in the centre of Luxembourg-city towards the European area of Kirchberg

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Armoirie
Coat of arms of the Luxembourg state, represented on the entrance gate of the ministry of Foreign affaires

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Chambre de commerce
The Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce, location of a limited number of meetings during the Luxembourg Presidency

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Centre de conférence du Kiem
The conference centre Kiem, including the EU Council meeting locations, which are traditionally held during April, June and October in Luxembourg, and comprising the locations for ministerial meetings during the Luxembourg Presidency

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