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European Union Flag. Motto: United in Diversity. Anthem: Ode to Joy. The European Union was awarded the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize for, according to the Nobel Committee, having "contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe."

In June 1975, the German cartoonist, Mussil, refers to the victory of the ‘Yes’ vote in the referendum held in the United Kingdom on whether the country should remain in the European Economic Community (EEC).


Cartoon by Behrendt on European cooperation (1982) - ‘25 years after …’ the creation of the European Economic Community, Europe’s Community policy remains deadlocked.