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What is the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP)?

The CFP is the EU’s policy for managing fisheries across member states. Its basic aim is to ensure sustainable fishing over the…

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Will I need a visa to travel to the EU after Brexit?

No. From the end of the transition period, British citizens will still be able to travel for short-term visits to all 27…

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What is the Council of Europe?

The Council of Europe is a pan-European body that promotes democracy, human rights and the rule of law. It includes all EU…

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What is NATO?

The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) is a military alliance of 30 countries set up in 1949. Read this fact to find out more.
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What is the difference between the European Convention on Human Rights, the European Court of Human Rights and the European Court of Justice?

This fact explains the difference between the European Convention on Human Rights, the European Court of Human Rights and the European Court of Justice.
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What is the European Convention on Human Rights?

The European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) is the main human rights agreement of the Council of Europe.
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What is the European Court of Human Rights?

The European Court of Human Rights is the body responsible for overseeing that member countries comply with their obligations under the ECHR.
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