The beginning of a new political cycle: the results and consequences of a nomination summit
Janis A. Emmanouilidis
Despite a broader agenda, the June 2014 European Council was dominated by the decision of EU leaders taken by qualified majority to propose to the European Parliament Jean-Claude Juncker as the next Commission President. In this post-summit analysis Janis A. Emmanouilidis argues that recent developments could have four consequences: increasing politicisation at European level; opposition from the side of national governments to what they consider to be an unjustifiable shift of power; further complication, maybe even deterioration of the relationship between London and Brussels; and consolidation as the predominant political attitude in the beginning of a new political cycle.
Aside from all this, the Summit adopted a Strategic Agenda for the years to come, agreed to new strategic guidelines for the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice, postponed the decision on a new energy and climate framework to October, concluded the fourth European Semester with the adoption of country-specific recommendations, and, last but not least, EU leaders finally signed the Association Agreements with Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine demonstrating that the Union and these countries are ready to deepen political and economic ties.
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Europe under siege
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Deutschland in der EU
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Janis A. Emmanouilidis and Corina Stratulat, EPC Commentary, Brussels 11/2019