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, praesidium
1. (in Communist countries) a permanent committee of a larger body, such as a legislature, that acts for it when it is in recess
2. a collective presidency, esp of a nongovernmental organization



in Russian, a group of persons, a collegium, elected to direct a meeting or conference or as the permanent governing body of party, scientific, and other public organizations.

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The Praesidium explains that amending the Euratom Treaty in that way would not change its nature, as it would continue to be primary legislation.
Praesidium is the Latin word for garrison and the project seeks to re-garrison the fort at Segedunum with the help of local people and visitors.
Whereas he had initially failed to find a sufficient number of allies within the Praesidium to press this point, a window of opportunity opened up on July 9, several voices, notably Danish and Latvian Government representatives Henning Christophersen and Sandra Kalniete supporting their French counterpart Pascale Andreani's demand for the maintenance of QMV within the Council of Ministers on trade in audiovisual and cultural services.
Hewlett-Packard Co has made its Praesidium VirtualVault trusted web-server secure against the Millennium bug via a one- time free upgrade.
In 2001 he chaired the Working Group on European Defence as a member of the Praesidium of the Convention on the Future of Europe.
What is certain is that German Government Representative Joschka Fischer secured the backing of the Praesidium the previous evening at the Convention's penultimate plenary session.
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Ward Hadaway offers businesses a solution to this problem in the shape of its Praesidium employment law protection package.
The Praesidium has decided to add a paragraph on the ESEA in article 192 of Part III concerning the EU Foreign Minister.
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The museum is giving free entry to 600 people it needs for its Praesidium project, which is seeking volunteers to represent what would have been the Wallsend Roman Community.