Reforming the EU: why, how and, above all, when?

To open our fifth thematic chapter on Future-proofing Europe, we publish this week an article by Ramona Coman, Professeur en science politique at CEVIPOL, ULB. 

In her article, professeur Coman argues that since its origins, the EU has found its strength of attraction and legitimacy in the pacification of the continent and the ambition to enable States to respond to a variety of national needs. An affair of the heart for some and/or of interest for others, it has always united or divided Europeans. Despite this, 72% of them consider that their country has benefited from EU integration. As an evolving political project, the EU needs reform regardless of its enlargement to include new countries : why, how and, above all, when? 

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