Frankly, it almost defies belief that IMF head Christine Lagarde last week should warn of the dangers that this supranational institution
and umpteen other "thought-leaders" were instrumental in creating.
It is an independent supranational institution
dedicated to the collection, analysis, and dissemination of official data on member states for the benefit of decision makers, researchers, and other users.
It is the result of the activity of an independent and supranational institution
such as the European Parliament, where the parliament members are elected and organise their activity not on behalf of the national governments or parliaments but on the base of their agenda and the agenda of the European political groups they belong to.
On the one hand, it is a supranational institution
to which member states have granted a measure of decision-making power (e.
The principle of subsidiarity (decisions are to be made at the lowest level possible and the highest level necessary to be effective) may limit its scope but, within the acknowledged areas of its authority, the supranational institution
trumps national sovereignty.
A historical comparison might be drawn between the Trevi Council, a decentralized intergovernmental institution of the Treaty of Rome, and its latter day successor, the Office of Justice and Home Affairs, a centralized supranational institution
of the European Union.
Fairlie considers the European Community not only to be an 'exclusive club' which would restrain 'trade and economic co-operation with the rest of the world,' but, more importantly, a supranational institution
in which its essential aim is to create a closer political union, acting as an antithesis to the 'SNP's policy of the restoration of sovereignty to the Scottish people.
CABEI was established under a 'Constitutive Agreement' signed by founding members, which confers on the bank the status of a supranational institution
and grants CABEI several immunities and privileges, including preferred creditor status.
If you have arrived at a view which says that the only solution is that banking is too important to be left to the bankers and needs to be under state control; well think again, the World Bank, itself a supranational institution
, disagrees - as you'll read elsewhere in this issue.
The ICC is a permanent supranational institution
designed to hold citizens accountable for their acts, allowing them to be prosecuted for crimes of genocide, war crimes, or crimes against humanity.
This agreement, which confers on it the status of a supranational institution
, grants CAF several immunities and privileges.
The EU is a politico-economic union of 28 member states that are located primarily in Europe and operates through a system of supranational institutions
and intergovernmental negotiated decisions by the member states.