tUE: European Union

EuroTermBank

"Consistent, harmonised and easily accessible terminology is an extremely important stronghold for ensuring true multilingualism in the European Union and throughout the world. From EU legislation and trade to the needs and mobility of every EU citizen, terminology is the key for easy, fast and reliable communications. However, new EU member countries face the issue of terminology resource fragmentation across different institutions, inconsistency and lack of coordination in terminology development, as well as structural and technical incompatibility.

Corporate Body Name Authority List

The Corporate bodies name authority list (NAL) or Common Authority Table (CAT) is a controlled vocabulary listing corporate entities such as European institutions and bodies with their authority code and label(s) in the 24 official languages of the EU (when available). The list covers as well subdivisions of the different institutions such as DG's. The Corporate bodies NAL is part of the Core Metadata (CM) used in the data exchange between the institutions involved in the legal decision making process and the Publications Office of the EU.

Event Name Authority List

The Event authority table (AT) is a controlled vocabulary listing the events that are part of the legal decision making process. It was created in order to harmonize and to trace historically the various events triggered by an agent within the procedures and associated to a resource type. The various sources of information were extracted from Pegase and Prelex. The Event AT is part of the core metadata used in the exchange between the institutions involved in the legal decision making process and the Publications Office of the European Union. It is also used by EUR-Lex.

Country Name Authority List

"The Countries name authority list (NAL) or Common Authority Table (CAT) is a controlled vocabulary listing countries with their authority code and label(s) in the 24 official languages of the EU (when available). The list is based on the ISO standard ISO 3166-1/alpha-3. The Countries NAL is part of the Core Metadata (CM) used in the data exchange between the institutions involved in the legal decision making process and the Publications Office of the EU.

Languages Name Authority List

"The Languages name authority list (NAL) or Common Authority Table (CAT) is a controlled vocabulary listing languages with their authority code and label(s) in the 24 official languages of the EU (when available). The list is based on the ISO 639 standards and provides mappings between them. The Languages NAL is part of the Core Metadata (CM) used in the data exchange between the institutions involved in the legal decision making process and the Publications Office of the EU.

Treaties Name Authority List

"The Treaties name authority list (NAL) or authority table is a controlled vocabulary listing the different EU treaties with their authority code and label(s) in the 24 official languages of the EU (when available). The Treaties NAL is part of the Core Metadata (CM) used in the exchange between the institutions involved in the legal decision making process and the Publications Office of the EU. The NAL is under governance of the Interinstitutional Metadata Maintenance Committee (IMMC) and maintained by the Publications Office of the EU in its Metadata Registry (MDR)."

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