Low key but not low impact: the results of the EUs transition summit
Janis A. Emmanouilidis
It was a relatively low-key summit, but historians may well look back on the European Council of 23-24 October 2014 as a significant moment in EU history. In this post-summit analysis, Janis A. Emmanouilidis examines the agreement reached on a new climate and energy policy framework for 2020-2030 and concludes that although it falls short of the European Commissions original proposals, it nevertheless delivers a positive message to international community ahead of the global climate negotiations next year.
He also highlights the significance of the request from euro-zone leaders for a new report on better economic governance by December. More broadly, he uses this moment of transition in the EUs leadership to analyse the current state and future direction of the Union, and underlines the need to provide a coherent and holistic response to the damage caused by the crisis and the challenges facing the Union, on the basis of an ambitious but pragmatic package deal a new pact between EU governments, and between the Union and its citizens to heal the divisions of recent years and restore public faith in the benefits of EU membership.
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