Former prime ministers, officials call for “gradual” EU federalism

‘32 former high-level politicians, EU officials and economists published a manifesto for “the European Union at the Time of the New Cold War”, calling for a central fiscal capacity for the EU, the completion of the Banking Union and Capital Markets Union, a shift to a new EU “business model” and institutional reforms. The signatories, who include former EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, former European Council president Herman van Rompuy, former Italian prime Ministers Romano Prodi and Mario Monti, argue for a “gradual and pragmatic federalism.”’
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The manifesto indicates that the concept of a federal Europe is evolving from a utopian vision to a realistic goal. Indeed, it is now widely regarded as a necessary development. Although the details can be complex, it is important to note that this proposal, co-signed by the “deep European establishment,” represents a concrete opportunity for advancing European Federalism.

Full text: The European Union at the Time of the New Cold War. Manifesto

Former prime ministers, officials call for “gradual” EU federalism was last modified: April 17th, 2024 by George Dimousis