|Author (Corporate)||Italy: Department for European Policies|
|Publisher||Italy: Department for European Policies|
|Content Type||Key Source, Report|
On 25 March 2017, the European Union reached the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaties of Rome, one of the key steps of the European integration process.
The Italian government organised a range of events and initiatives to mark the occasion. Italy saw the occasion both as a celebration as well as an opportunity for the relaunch of the European political process.
In connection with the discussions on the relaunch of the European Union there were a number of prior and subsequent contributions from EU Institutions, Member States and other stakeholders:
+ European Parliament: Three Resolutions adopted on the future functioning of the EU Institutions, February 2017
EU heads of state or government (except for UK) met for the 60th anniversary of the Rome Treaties. The meeting was an occasion to reflect on the state of the European Union and the future of the integration process. The leaders adopted the Rome Declaration of the Leaders of 27 Member States and of the European Council, the European Parliament and the European Commission, recognising the achievements so far, acknowledging the challenges, reaffirming the value and necessity of continued European integration, and setting out a joint vision for the years to come.
Contributions to the debate from many leading European think tanks can be accessed here.
|Subject Categories||History, Politics and International Relations|
|Countries / Regions||Europe, Italy|