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Institutional reform in the EU

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This Policy Brief discusses the potential reforms of the EU institutions that can take place during the 2014 – 2019 legislative term. It argues that negotiations on Treaty change are a possibility, but they should only start in the second part of the legislature. In the meantime, several institutional reforms that can improve the functioning of the EU – and hence increase its legitimacy – should already be considered.

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