Topics discussed in this EU-25/27 Watch:

  • Expectations for the German EU Presidency
  • Elements for the Berlin declaration
  • Scenarios for future negotiations of the Constitutional Treaty
  • Absorption capacity
  • European energy policy
  • Justice and Home Affairs/European immigration policy
  • Lebanon/Middle East
  • Russia and the European Neighbourhood Policy
  • Current/Upcoming events and issues

EU-25/27 Watch in the media:

Article about this issue, published by the German daily ‘Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung’.

This survey was conducted on the basis of a questionnaire that has been elaborated in April 2007 by all participating institutes. Most of the 28 reports were delivered by mid-July 2007.

The Institute for European Politics (IEP) in Berlin coordinates and edits EU-25/27 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-25/27 Watch No. 4 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.