The EU needs a proper constitution

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The EU needs a proper constitution

  1. 1. The EU needs a constitution Ivan Grigoryev, group 1B September 30th
  2. 2. Outline 1.Does the EU 2.What kind of have a Constitution is it? Constitution already? 4.Is 'proper' 3.Is it a 'proper' Сonstitution a Сonstitution at all? one? What is 'proper' And why call it a for the EU? constitution if it's not?
  3. 3. 1.Does the EU have a constitution already?
  4. 4. no, it doesn't comparison to the constitu- tions of the member states France + Netherlands '05
  5. 5. yes, it has 'constitutional charter' (Case 294/83, Les Verts) literature on the constitutionalising the EU (Joseph Weiler, 'The Constitution of Europe')
  6. 6. What is constitutionalising? a process of legal consolidation of the achievements of integration: 1.challenge from the 'everyday politics' (Christiansen & Reh) 2.response by the supranational bodies 3.consolidation by the IGC and incorporation into the Treaty
  7. 7. how constitutionalising works? model condition challenge from the engagement of as many 'everyday politics' actors as possible (especially the non- governmental ones) response by the high efficiency of the supranational bodies supranational decision- making consolidation by the IGC high efficiency of the and incorporation into the intergovernmental decision- Treaty making
  8. 8. 2.What kind of constitution is it?
  9. 9. Existent constitution is... discrete incomplete made for lawyers not for people
  10. 10. 3.Is it a 'proper' one? What is 'proper' for the EU?
  11. 11. What is 'proper'? 1.proper for the EU -> i.e. not too much of a constitution/statehood 2.proper for the notion of constitution that we have -> i.e. like in nation states this is a logical trap
  12. 12. What is 'proper'? 3.proper for continuous integration challenge from the engagement of as many 'everyday politics' actors as possible (especially the non- governmental ones) response by the high efficiency of the supranational bodies supranational decision- making consolidation by the IGC high efficiency of the and incorporation into the intergovernmental decision- Treaty making
  13. 13. Involvement of nongovernmental actors excessive complexity → no fresh blood
  14. 14. supranational actors locked in the first pillar
  15. 15. Too many passengers, too small a bike
  16. 16. more proper then is easier to understand, no pillars, more QMV, closer to citizens, simpler
  17. 17. 4.Is proper constitution a constitution at all? And why call it a Constitution if it's not?
  18. 18. constitution is a tool 1.single text 2.false finalité politique 3.explains the profound reform
  19. 19. 4.C-word is a teaser
  20. 20. thank you

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