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Finn Laursen

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Chapter 11: EU Enlargement: Interests, Issues and the Need for Institutional Reform

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EU Enlargement: Interests, Issues and the Need for Institutional Reform
EU enlargement: Interests, issues and the need for institutional reform
FinnLaursen

In recent years we have seen a debate in Europe on ‘Deepening versus Widening’ (Wallace 1989, De la Serre 1991, Wessels 1996). In the past, widening, i.e. enlargement, was often linked with deepening. The first enlargement agreed at the summit in The Hague in 1969 was for instance linked with the creation of European Political Co-operation (EPC), the foreign policy co-operation among the member states, which started in 1970. Spanish and Portuguese membership came in parallel with the Single European Act (SEA). The last enlargement as of 1 January 1995 was made on the basis of the Maastricht Treaty, which deepened integration in various ways, inter ...

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