11 Dec 2007

The Treaty of Lisbon – How much ‘Constitution’ is left? An Overview of the Main Changes

Sebastian Kurpas

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This Policy Brief provides a concise overview of the most important innovations introduced by the Treaty of Lisbon (ToL), comparing it at the same time to the defunct Constitutional Treaty (CT). The author, CEPS Fellow Sebastian Kurpas, concludes by considering whether the Lisbon Treaty will make the EU more democratic, more efficient and more transparent.