Amandine Crespy

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    CETA has laid bare the need to reconfigure sovereignty in the EU

CETA has laid bare the need to reconfigure sovereignty in the EU

CETA, the EU’s proposed free trade agreement with Canada, is currently being held up by opposition within the Belgian region of Wallonia, which could ultimately derail the agreement entirely if a solution cannot be reached. Amandine Crespy writes that the CETA case illustrates the problem in balancing free trade with sovereignty and democracy in Europe.

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    Less and more Europe: The EU at a crossroads between federalism and political disintegration

Less and more Europe: The EU at a crossroads between federalism and political disintegration

One of the most common arguments during the Eurozone crisis was that states required greater levels of political integration to help stabilise their economies. However, as Arthur Borriello and Amandine Crespy write, the crisis also witnessed a shift toward more intergovernmental forms of decision-making centred on the European Council. They note that the EU is now caught between competing […]

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