Topics discussed in EU-27 Watch, No. 8 / March 2009
- The future of the EU after the Irish ‘No’
- The priorities for the transatlantic relations after President Bush
- The EU response to the financial crisis and the challenges of global governance
- The evaluation of the French Presidency and expectations for the Czech Presidency
- Prospects for ENP and enlargement after ‘Georgia’
- Other current issues of high salience in the member states
This survey was conducted on the basis of a questionnaire that has been elaborated in November 2008 by all participating institutes. Most of the country reports were delivered in February 2009.
The Institute for European Politics (IEP) in Berlin coordinates and edits EU-27 Watch. The IEP is grateful to the Otto Wolff-Foundation, Cologne, for supporting the IEP’s research activities in the field of “Enlargement and neighbourhood policy of the EU” and thus for contributing to this project.
EU-27 Watch No. 8 is part of EU-CONSENT, a network of excellence for joint research and teaching comprising more than 50 research institutes that addresses questions of the mutual reinforcing effects of deepening and widening of the EU. EU-CONSENT is supported by the European Union’s 6th Framework Programme.