2006 in the European Union
Events from the year 2006 in the European Union.
Aho report
The Aho Group Report on Creating an Innovative Europe was published in 2006. The report was written by a four-member group chaired by Esko Aho, former Finnish Prime Minister. The committee was created...
2006 Thai coup d'état
The 2006 Thai coup d'état took place on Tuesday 19 September 2006, when the Royal Thai Army staged a coup d'état against the elected caretaker government of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. The coup...
2006 Thai coup d'état - Wikipedia
Battery Directive
Directive 2006/66/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 September 2006 on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators and repealing Directive 91/157/EEC, commonly k...
Battery Directive - Wikipedia
Vilnius Conference 2006
Vilnius Conference 2006: Common Vision for Common Neighborhood brought together delegations from the Baltic and Black Sea regions to discuss common interests and reinforce their commitments to the ad...
Vilnius Conference 2006 - Wikipedia
European Gendarmerie Force
The European Gendarmerie Force (EUROGENDFOR or EGF) was launched by an agreement in 2006 between five member states of the European Union (EU): France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain. Rom...
13th G-15 summit
The Thirteenth G-15 summit was held in Havana, Cuba on September 14, 2006. The group's meeting was coordinated to take place at the same time as a non-aligned summit of 116 developing nations in the ...
Nagorno-Karabakh constitutional referendum, 2006
A constitutional referendum was held in the unrecognised country of Nagorno-Karabakh on 10 December 2006 to approve a draft constitution, which defined Nagorno-Karabakh as a sovereign state. Azerbaija...
Karystia
Karystia was one of the provinces of the Euboea Prefecture, Greece. Its territory corresponded with that of the current municipalities Karystos, Kymi-Aliveri, and Skyros. It was abolished in 2006.
Karystia - Wikipedia
International reactions to the Qana airstrike
International reactions to the 2006 Qana airstrike, which saw the greatest loss of civilian life in the 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict, twenty eight deaths with thirteen missing, largely involved the co...
International reactions to the Qana airstrike - Wikipedia
12th G-15 summit
The Twelfth G-15 summit was held in Caracas, Venezuela on February 27–28, 2004. The summit agenda of the Group of 15 (G-15) encompassed a range of issues. The summit theme was "Energy and Development...
South Ossetian independence referendum, 2006
South Ossetia, an unrecognized republic in the South Caucasus, formerly the South Ossetian Autonomous Oblast within the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic with its capital in Tskhinvali, held a refere...
South Ossetian independence referendum, 2006 - Wikipedia
AMISOM
The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is an active, regional peacekeeping mission operated by the African Union with the approval of the United Nations in Somalia. It is mandated to support tr...
AMISOM - Wikipedia
Kydonia Province
Kydonia Province (Greek: Επαρχία Κυδωνίας) was one of the province of Chania Prefecture, Crete, Greece. Its territory corresponded with that of the current municipalities Chania and Platanias, exc...
Kydonia Province - Wikipedia
32nd G8 summit
The 32nd G8 summit was held on 15–17 July 2006 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The venue was the Constantine Palace, which is located in Strelna on the Gulf of Finland. This was the first time Russia se...
32nd G8 summit - Wikipedia
Northern Province, Rwanda
Northern Province (Kinyarwanda: Intara y'Amajyaruguru; French: Province du Nord) is one of Rwanda's five provinces. It was created in early January 2006 as part of a government decentralizatio...
Northern Province, Rwanda - Wikipedia
Nepalese Civil War
The Nepalese Civil War (labelled the People's War by the Maoists) was an armed conflict between government forces and Maoist fighters in Nepal which lasted from 1996 until 2006. The war was launched b...
Nepalese Civil War - Wikipedia
Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals
Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) is a European Union regulation dated 18 December 2006. REACH addresses the production and use of chemical substances, and t...
Somali Civil War (2006)
The Advance of the Islamic Courts Union is the period in the Somali Civil War that began on May 2006 with the Islamic Courts Union's (ICU) conquest of Mogadishu from the Alliance for the Restoration o...
Somali Civil War (2006) - Wikipedia
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1655
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1655, adopted unanimously on January 31, 2006, after recalling previous resolutions on Israel and Lebanon, including resolutions 425 (1978), 426 (1978) and 1...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1655 - Wikipedia
Siege of U.K. bases in Basra
The Siege of UK bases in Basra was conducted and maintained by the Mahdi Army in Basra for most of 2007. Following the reported success of the coalition Operation Sinbad, whose purpose was to stabilis...
Upper Abkhazia
Upper Abkhazia (Georgian: ზემო აფხაზეთი, Zemo Apkhazeti; Abkhaz: Аҧсны хыхьтəи, Apsny khykh'twi) is a term introduced in 2006, to denote the northeastern part of the disputed territory of Abk...
Upper Abkhazia - Wikipedia
2006 Riga summit
The 2006 Riga summit or the 19th NATO Summit was a NATO summit held in Riga, Latvia from 28 to 29 November 2006. The most important topics discussed were the War in Afghanistan and the future role and...
2006 Riga summit - Wikipedia