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The Future of Europe

The European Union is the leading political and economical organisation of Europe, however it does not cover the whole Europe. The leaders of EU have to draw the map of Europe, in order to motivate the citizens and political leaders of the non-EU European countries to give more efforts to europeanize their countries.

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Eu and the Balkans

The EMI must make an effort to propose innovative solutions with respect to the countries which formed part of the ex-Yugoslavia. The CFEME (EM Spain) is opposed to the recognition of Kosovo as a sovereign state. However, the CFEME realizes that this recognition could happen de facto as a result of unilateral positions adopted by… » read more

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To decide whether we admit Turkey as part of the EU family, the following consideration is pertinent. A dictatorial laicism which violates freedoms of expression, assembly, and the untrammelled functioning of political parties, constitutes and will constitute, as long as it exists, an obstacle for its integration in the EU.

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The EMI must not ignore the reality of countries within the European landscape which have Islam as the official religion: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Albania and possibly, in the future, Kosovo. The first premise with respect of these countries is that they should be included in future enlargements. However, a further consideration cannot be avoided. Namely, if individual… » read more

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Recover EU budget

The EMI can in no way approve that the total EU budget is equivalent to a miserly 1.045% of Member States’ GDP. At the same time as we have admitted 12 new member states with less-buoyant economic conditions, we have decided to reduce the budget from an acceptable 1.24% to the current tight-fisted 1.045%. In… » read more

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The EU has come a long way since the initial six members founded the Coal and Steel Community in 1951. Since then, the EU has grown, not only in terms of members, but also in terms of substance. Membership or rather the prospect of membership, coupled with the very substance of EU cooperation, e.g. Justice… » read more

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Unsolved questions

If we look how European Union “complicates” for countries which want to join it, it wonders me, that there are still countries they want to join. Despite that fact that EU is very egoistic about that, making rules for those new countries as would the EU be a promised land,a paradise.In the last 5 to… » read more

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After all that has been said this year on the Turkish application to enter the European Union, either by the ‘pro’ people like the Portuguese Manuel Lobo Antunes – Secretary of State of European Affairs -, the British Geoffrey Hoon – same position for the United Kingdom – or Massimo d’Alema, the Italian Minsitry of… » read more

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