From Nations to Member States

Papers / 07.2.12
From Nations to Member States

From Nations to Member States: A new architecture for Europe summarizes conference hosted by the European Parliament (Brussels) on 9 November 2011 . It is the result of a joint effort by the Greens/European Free Alliance’s European Parliamentary Group and the Centre Maurits Coppieters.

The paper is a transcript of the first pannel of the seminar and it intends to show different opinions expressed concerning new EU Architecture, Internal Enlargement, Subsidiarity, Autonomy, Devolution and Independence.

Contributors to the paper are:

Lieven Tack, visiting professor at the College of Europe. He is well-known for his opinions on regional autonomy in relation to EU integration.

Dr. Alan Sandry, lecturer in social and political theory at the University of Wales and member of the Centre Maurits Coppieters’ Board.

Alfonso González, lecturer in European Union Law at the Universitat Rovira I Virgili of Tarragona and co-author of the Centre Maurits Coppieters study on Internal Enlargement.