|Author (Person)||Missiroli, Antonio|
|Series Title||European Policy Briefs|
|Series Details||No.2 (June 2011)|
|Publication Date||June 2011|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
Especially after the entry into force and subsequent implementation of the Lisbon Treaty, the traditional distinction (and opposition) between the so-called ‘community’ and ‘inter-governmental’ methods in EU policy-making is less and less relevant. Most common policies entail a ‘mix’ between them and different degrees of mutual contamination. Even the ‘Union method’ recently proposed by Chancellor Angela Merkel raises more questions than it solves – although it may trigger a constructive debate on how best to address today’s policy challenges.
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Countries / Regions||Europe|