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  • Democratisation in the European neighbourhood

    Opinion | Enlargement 19-10-2005

    The chapters of this book, downloadable from the Centre for European Policy Studies website, were in most cases initially presented as working papers to a conference on “American and European Approaches to Democratisation in the European Neighbourhood”, held in Brussels at CEPS on 20-21 June 2005. It is mainly concerned with current developments along the two major frontlines of democratisation in the European neighbourhood – states of the former Soviet Union to the east and Arab Mediterranean states to the south, and EU policies in this wide region.

  • The crisis as catharsis in European Union-Turkey relations

    Opinion | Enlargement 21-09-2001

    At the Helsinki European Council of December 1999 the political leaders of the European Union Member States have declared Turkey "a candidate State destined to join the Union on the basis of the same criteria as applied to the other …

  • EU-Turkey relations: The national programme for a European future

    Opinion | Enlargement 19-09-2001

    The statements of the Helsinki European Council of December 1999 continue to serve as the guiding principles of the EU-Turkey relations: "Turkey is a candidate State destined to join the Union on the basis of the same criteria as applied …