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Union européenne et Citoyens
"Rudderless Europe need not run aground"
le 29 Décembre 2006 à 14:31
What does the French "non" mean? The message behind the slap in the face to EU construction given by the French "non" is not homogenous. Yet it is strong, and requires unambiguous and vigorous action. In the medium term, the process of ratification should be continued and a European Council convened, as dictated by the Treaty, in November 2006 to assess whether a four-fifths majority has been reached and what course to take. But what should the European Commission do in the short term and what lessons can we learn on referenda for the long term?