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EC

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for ECUADOR.

EC

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Republic of Ecuador. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Ecuadorian bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Ecuador. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Ecuador. Each province has its own code with the prefix "EC." For example, the code for the Province of Cotopaxi is ISO 3166-2:EC-X.

EC

see EUROPEAN UNION.

EC

(EUROPEAN COMMUNITY) see EUROPEAN UNION.
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Once the Yugoslav state entered a phase of difficult economic and political conditions in the later 1970s, the European Community took on an even more fundamental role.
(1) Treaty Establishing the European Community, opened for signature 7 February 1992, [1992] OJ C 224/6 (entered into force 1 November 1993) ('EC Treaty').
(147.) JONI HELISKOSKI, MIXED AGREEMENTS AS A TECHNIQUE FOR ORGANIZING THE INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY AND ITS MEMBER STATES 6 n.21 (2001).
The European community has survived many struggles--including problems with fascists and communists--during its fifty-year lifetime; Europe needs to maintain its unity more than ever as it faces globalization, immigration, and expansion.
In this country many of those opposing ratification of the Nice Treaty and Community enlargement opposed our original membership of the European Community.
The case has gained worldwide attention and is being keenly watched as it marks the first head-on legal clash since the UK joined the European Community between laws made by Parliament and an EC Directive.
Transfusion-associated cases of malaria have occurred in recent years in the European Community and the United States, although the residual risk of receiving a unit of erythrocyte concentrate contaminated with malaria parasites is very low (estimated at 1 case per 4 million units donated) (4).
Editorial covers such topics as the security of financial transactions, data protection, liability for site content, copyright and patent protection, pending national and international regulations, developments at the European Community and competition.
He served the European Community as Deputy Permanent Representative before becoming Dutch Ambassador to Warsaw and later Madrid.
The psychoanalytic overtones (Lacanian Slavoj Zizek is a shadow figure here) imply the desire, particularly in Eastern Europe, to assimilate into the new European community but also the fear of losing national identity in the process.
Eritja holds the position of tenured professor in Public International Law and has taught and researched in the field of public international law, European community law, environmental international law and environmental European community law since 1988.

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