16 Jun 2006

After the European Council: A Europe of Projects without a Plan?

Julia De Clerck-Sachsse

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This CEPS Commentary by CEPS Research Fellow Julia De Clerck-Sachsse analyses the results of the June 15-16 European Council with regard to the future of the Constitutional Treaty. Outlining proposals for the political headway to be made under the Finnish presidency, it argues that the rhetoric of a ‘Europe of projects’ needs to be backed up by concrete policy actions as well as remaining firmly embedded in the constitutional debate.