|Author (Corporate)||European Commission|
|Series Details||COM (2019) 163|
Communication presented on 3 April 2019 by the European Commission launching a reflection process on the rule of law in the European Union and setting out possible avenues for future action.
It is a common responsibility of EU institutions and all Member States to defend, strengthen, and uphold the rule of law in the Union. The Commission has already used a wide range of tools to carefully monitor, assess and respond to rule of law concerns in Member States, including the Rule of Law Framework, Article 7(1) TEU procedure, infringement procedures, as well as the European Semester, the EU Justice Scoreboard or the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM).
Building on the experience gathered so far through all these instruments, this Communication outlines three pillars which could contribute to further the effective enforcement of the rule of law in the Union:
|Subject Tags||Rule of Law|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|