EU-36? Perspectives and constraints of EU-enlargement and neighbourhood policy
16 April 2012 4:00 pm
Peter Balázs, Central European University, Budapest
wiiw, Rahlgasse 3, 1060 Vienna, lecture hall (entrance from the ground floor)
A lack of certainty reigns as regards to the future prospects of European enlargement. This causes strains both among candidates and the member states.
The usual answer given to emerging questions (be they pro or contra further enlargement), is the fulfilment of the membership conditions. However, the conditions are much more complex than a set of programmatic materials building on the adoption of norms and the acquis.
Head of the CENS (research center at the Central European University, Budapest for EU Enlargement Studies),
former Member of the European Commission,
former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary