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The future of Europe: variable geometry - how can unity be preserved in an increasingly diversified world? (WP1215)


The conference focused on the implications of closer Eurozone integration for key policy areas:

  • The single market, especially financial services, fiscal and bank regulation
  • Foreign policy
  • Global competitiveness
  • Institutional development, democratic legitimacy and accountability

It addressed the impact on external views of the EU (the G-2-, BRICS, investors) and look at how the EU can exert more influence in the changing global economic order.

Further information

Follow up article on conference presentation from Juan Carlos Martinez Oliva

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