The Treaty of Lisbon: A Second Look at the Institutional Innovations


joint study

Brussels 09/2010




Joint study by EPC, CEPS, and EGMONT on the implementation of the Lisbon Treaty. The study tackles ten issues including the European Council, European Parliament, Commission, Presidency Triangle, Delegated and Implementing Acts under the Lisbon Treaty, National Parliaments & Subsidiarity Check, Citizens' Initiative, External Action, Defence, and Simplified Treaty Revision Possibilities within the Lisbon Treaty.

Contributors include: Janis Emmanouilidis, Antonio Missiroli, and Corina Stratulat from EPC; Piotr Maciej Kaczynski and Pedar ó Broin from CEPS; and Franklin Dehousse, Philippe de Schoutheete, Tinne Heremans, Jacques Keller, Guy Milton (in association) and Nick Witney (in association) from EGMONT.

The study was launched at a joint event of EPC, CEPS and EGMONT on 24 September 2010 in Brussels. For a detailed report of the event see here.

The joint study was in 2010/11 presented in a number of EU capitals including Athens, Berlin, Brussels, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Paris, Prague, Rome, The Hague, and Warsaw.

The three participating think tanks had already joined forces in 2007. Cooperation at the time had resulted in a joint study entitled The Treaty of Lisbon: Implementing the Institutional Innovations.

The joint study can be downloaded on the websites of EPC, EGMONT, and CEPS.


CEPS, EGMONT and EPC, The Treaty of Lisbon: A Second Look at the Institutional Innovations (joint study), Brussels, September 2010

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