EUROPEAN CONSTITUTION RATIFICATION IMPACT OVER ROMANIAN INTEGRATION IN THE EU STRUCTURES Cover Image

EUROPEAN CONSTITUTION RATIFICATION IMPACT OVER ROMANIAN INTEGRATION IN THE EU STRUCTURES
EUROPEAN CONSTITUTION RATIFICATION IMPACT OVER ROMANIAN INTEGRATION IN THE EU STRUCTURES

Author(s): Mirela Atanasiu
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences
Published by: ”Carol I” National Defence University Publishing House
Keywords: EU; Constitution; Copenhagen criteria; Romania; integration

Summary/Abstract: In order to become a member state of the European Union, Romania must fulfill the Copenhagen accession criteria and align itself with the EU legislation and policies the so-called “Community acquis”. The accession negotiations established the conditions under which the Community acquis is applied in Romania, before and after accession (along the transition periods agreed during negociations - that is temporary exeptions from the application of a specific requirement of the European legislation) and the way in which Romania will participate in the institutions and the budget of the Union. The tendencies came after the France and Netherlands referendums finalised with their negative vote regarding the Constitution ratifying rised the number of doubts of the EU member states about the Constitution’s prescriptions. The citizens of the wealthier countries begin to contradict their state policies which promoted till now the new European Constitution.

  • Issue Year: 15/2005
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 70-72
  • Page Count: 3
  • Language: English