27 Oct 2010

How to Change the EU Treaties: An Overview of Revision Procedures under the Lisbon Treaty

Peadar ó Broin

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Despite its protracted ratification process and pledges from national administrations and EU authorities that the Lisbon Treaty had closed the issue of treaty reform for the foreseeable future, a number of modifications to the EU treaties are currently in the pipeline. This Policy Brief provides an overview of the various procedures that are available for changing the Treaty of Lisbon.
The author, Peadar ó Broin, is an Associate Research Fellow at CEPS.