Europe makes its late entry into the 21st century
Nearly 10 years late the European Union has finally entered the 21st century.
From 2010 on nothing will ever be the same again.
We shall know on 2nd October, the day of the second Irish referendum whether there will be any new institutions.
It already has a new Parliament.
A new European...
Presidency of the European Parliament : in honour of the past …
The election on 14th July of Pole Jerzy Buzek by 86% of the vote as President of the European Parliament was welcomed as an historic event.
The chairman of the first Solidarity congress in 1981, then Prime Minister of his country for four years is a man worthy of respect and is much...
The European Council: the walk of the crab
How hard it is to make progress!
The European Union has become the battlefield of minor yet urgent national interests, the European Council meetings a place of bitter, technical negotiations.
It is hard to distinguish a long term vision of Europe in this and it is even more difficult to find...
Regulation, a capital European issue
We would be wrong to believe that the issue of the re-appointment of the President of the European Commission is the focal point on the agenda of the European Council on 18th and 19th June. The concrete follow-up to be given to the G20 in London is long in coming. The Commission has put forward...