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‘Towards a New Schuman Declaration’ – Confronting the future of Europe

On 9 May 1950, the French Minister of Foreign Affairs Robert Schuman presented what would become the foundation of the European Coal and Steel Community – the Schuman Declaration. The Declaration laid down some important guidelines, but most importantly, it … Continue reading

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De Búrca on Europe’s raison d´être

“What is the raison d´être of the European Union?” Gráinne de Búrca, professor of law at New York University School of law, asks in the introduction of her research paper “Europe’s Raison D’Etre” published by New York University School of … Continue reading

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Reading suggestion #15: Recent scholarly writings published in January 2013

A few interesting papers published recently: Mark. A Pollack (Temple University, U.S.): The New EU Legal History: What’s New, What’s Missing?, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper (2013) – link Rebecca Zahn (University of Stirling, U.K.): European Enlargement and the … Continue reading

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Reading suggestion #13: Employment and Social Developments Review 2012

The Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion of the European Commission, headed by the Hungarian Andor László, yesterday published a report on the situation of employment and social protection systems in the European Union. The report, rich in … Continue reading

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Reading suggestion #12: Commission Report on account surpluses in the EU

The Commission’s Report published on Tuesday analyses the current account surpluses in the EU member states. It points out that macroeconomic imbalances in the euro area and in the EU expanded significantly in the run-up to the financial crisis. The … Continue reading

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