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Since its adoption by the European Union, it has become broadly associated with the supranational organisation, due to its high profile and heavy usage of the emblem.It has also been used by pro-EU protestors in the colour revolutions of the 2000s, e.g., in Belarus (2004) The flag is rectangular with 2:3 proportions: its fly (width) is one and a half times the length of its hoist (height).The following year, meeting in Milan, the 28–29 June European Council approved a proposal from the Committee on a People’s Europe (Adonnino Committee) in favour of the flag and adopted it.Following the permission of the Council of Europe, Prior to development of political institutions, flags representing Europe were limited to unification movements.The colours are regulated according to the Pantone colouring system (see table for specifications).
Against the blue sky of the Western world, the stars represent the peoples of Europe in a circle, a symbol of unity.The Flag of Europe, or European Flag is an official symbol of two separate organisations—the Council of Europe (Co E) and the European Union (EU).It consists of a circle of twelve five-pointed yellow (or) stars on a blue (azure) field.The EU inherited the flag's use when it was formed in 1993, being the successor organisation to the EC.
It has been in wide official use by the EU since the 1990s, but it has never been given official status in any of the EU's treaties.
Shortly after the first direct elections in 1979 a draft resolution was put forward on the issue.