Is the nation outmoded?
Amongst the criticism most frequently thrown at the construction of Europe by its adversaries is its compatibility with the concept of the nation, even though the citizens of Europe seem in the main to have risen beyond this themselves! Is Europe against the nation? Does it rise beyond it rendering...
Borders challenge Europe
The issue of the borders of the European Union has become an important political debate that has mobilized public opinion in the Member States, especially amongst the founding countries. It has been one of the most successful arguments used by the opponents of the Constitutional Treaty. Now it is...
The great enlargment
Your Honours, the President, Chancellor, Permanent Secretary,
Members of the Academy,
Just a few days after the extremely disappointing European elections that witnessed a rejection of the ballot by the Europeans, especially on the part of the ten new members of the Union, it is by no means an...