Sweden is the most gender equal country in the EU-- ""[The Gender Equality Index] enables each member state to evaluate and compare amongst each other the progress they've made in various fields of gender equality, as well as where progress is most needed," Michael Gustafson.
As Brexit becomes a reality, Ireland is soon set to be the only English speaking country in the EU and an increasingly attractive location for international job seekers and employers.
During the Doha Round, the US government blamed Brazil and India for being inflexible and the EU for impeding agricultural imports. The then-President of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (above right), responded to the criticisms by arguing that progress would only be achieved if the richest countries (especially the US and countries in the EU) made deeper cuts in agricultural subsidies and further opened their markets for agricultural goods
Both eastern and western missionaries competed in eastern Europe. Roman Catholics and their Latin alphabet, prevailed in czechoslovakia, Hungary, and Poland. Eastern Europe also received influx of Jews from the Middle East and western Europe.