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Title: Chapter 3 Towards European Union


1
Chapter 3 Towards European Union
  • Cini (ed.) European Union Politics, 2nd edition
  • OUP Online Teaching Resources

2
Structure of the Lecture
  • The European Union as a European Union
  • Reviewing the Union 1996 IGC and the Treaty of
    Amsterdam
  • Preparing for Enlargement the 2000 IGC and the
    Treaty of Nice
  • Beyond Nice and the Future of the Union
  • Evolution of the European Union

3
The European Union as a European Union
  • The Single European Act (SEA)
  • Extending the decision making role of the EP
    through introduction of the cooperation procedure
  • Extending the use of QMV in the Council
  • The Treaty on European Union
  • Mix of supranational integration and
    intergovernmental cooperation
  • Introduction of three pillars
  • Introducing opt-outs from certain policy areas

4
Reviewing the Union 1996 IGC and the Treaty of
Amsterdam
  • The Treaty of Amsterdam
  • Opening the way for dialogue between the EU and
    its citizens by safeguarding fundamental rights
  • The establishment of an area of freedom
    incorporating the Schengen agreement into the
    legal system of the EU (Ireland the UK)
  • New principles responsibilities in the field of
    Common Foreign and Security Policy

5
Reviewing the Union 1996 IGC and the Treaty of
Amsterdam
  • Introducing a High Representative for EU foreign
    policy
  • Increasing the EUs responsibilities for
    peacekeeping humanitarian work
  • The reform of the institutions

6
Preparing for Enlargement the 2000 IGC and the
Treaty of Nice
  • Enlargement moves centre-stage
  • Key objective of the 1996 IGC preparing the EU
    institutionally for enlargement ? failed ? agreed
    to hold an IGC 2000
  • The 2000 IGC
  • Focusing on Amsterdam leftovers
  • The Treaty of Nice
  • Paving the way for the enlargement of the EU by
    introducing the institutional reforms

7
Beyond Nice and the Future of the Union
  • History of the draft Constitution
  • A date set in Nice agreed on the revision of the
    Treaty
  • The Laeken Declaration (15 Dec. 2001) adopting
    the declaration on the future of the European
    Union

8
Beyond Nice and the Future of the Union
  • The Convention formulating a draft Treaty
    establishing a Constitution for Europe (chaired
    by Valéry Giscard d'Estaing)
  • The IGC unanimously adopted the text of the
    Constitution at the Brussels European Council of
    17 and 18 June 2004
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