24 06, 2021

The Identity of the EU

By |2021-06-24T12:14:31+00:00June 24th, 2021|Categories: Europe, Future of Europe|Tags: , , , , , |

From Unidentified Political Object to European Democracy Thirty years after the foundation of the European Union by virtue of the 1992 Maastricht Treaty the nature of the Union has been established at last. At the time of its creation as successor of the European Communities the EU used to be [...]

12 10, 2020

Replacing the Westphalian system – Essay on the Identification of the EU as a democratic Union of democratic States

By |2020-11-14T12:14:05+00:00October 12th, 2020|Categories: Citizens’ rights, EU Policies & Institutions, Future of Europe, Reports & Policy Briefs, Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

by Jaap Hoeksma Philosopher of law and director of Euroknow Author of “The Case Bundesverfassungsgericht versus EU Court of Justice – Can the EU function as a democracy without forming a State?”, which can be downloaded for free here: https://www.wolfpublishers.eu/futureofeurope Executive Summary Since its foundation in the middle of the previous century, the EU and its [...]

8 05, 2019

Macron and Rutte: Intergovernmentalism 2.0

By |2020-05-05T08:19:19+00:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , , |

by Dr Leo Klinkers Public Policy Consultant 8th May 2019 This article was first published in Europe Today Magazine. About the authorLeo Klinkers is an independent consultant in public administration who has worked in several countries, as well as for the EU and the UN. He is co-founder and member [...]

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