Reuniting Europe

Archives for enlargement

Most of the candidates for commissioners have already been put forward. Although it is Barroso’s job to decide their field of activity, in most of the cases, the respective governments express the wish that they be given specific portfolios. EU countries express preferences for portfolios in fields where money is involved, such as internal market,… » read more

Posted by Georgi Gotev

After the Irish ‘yes’, the Lisbon Treaty has already been ratified politically. Two presidents’ signatures are missing to complete legally the ratification process. The Polish one appears to be motivated by the will to extort concessions from the EU as much as he can, and the Czech one simply doesn’t like the EU reform treaty.… » read more

Posted by Georgi Gotev