EuroVisions - Is the political tide turning in Europe? The “Hollande’s effect”

Building on her experience of preparing meetings of the European Council for twelve years, Maria João Rodrigues, special advisor in the European Union institutions, provides here a special insight on the context, background  and critical assessment of  these meetings where the EU political direction is shaped. European politics need to be debated to be better understood and to become more relevant for European citizens. This is the purpose of these comments.

Here’s the third Assessment concerning the Informal European Council of 23 May 2012

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