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European Integration and the Western Balkans

von Prof. Dr. Avni Mazrreku

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[1.] Ama/Fragment 130 01 - Diskussion
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Ama, Fragment, Gesichtet, House of Commons 2007, SMWFragment, Schutzlevel sysop, Verschleierung

Typus
Verschleierung
Bearbeiter
Hindemith
Gesichtet
Yes
Untersuchte Arbeit:
Seite: 130, Zeilen: 1 ff (entire page)
Quelle: House of Commons 2007
Seite(n): 21, 23, Zeilen: 21: 16 ff.; 23: 15 ff.
"[Integration capacity is about whether the EU] can take in new members at a given moment or in a given period, without jeopardizing the political and policy objectives established by the Treaties".426

The Strategy goes on to set out how the Union's capacity to maintain momentum for European integration as it enlarges has three main components:

- institutions,

- common policies and

- budget.

On institutions, it points to the fact that the Nice Treaty provides institutional rules for up to 27 members. If the Western Balkan countries (and others) are joining the EU, the EU must first decide on a new institutional settlement. On policies, it argues, that the Union needs to be in a position, as it enlarges, to continue developing and implementing common policies in all areas. As a result, in the future, each Commission opinion on a country's application for EU membership will include an assessment of the impact of its accession on EU policies. Finally, on budgets, each Commission opinion will also include estimates of the budgetary impact of a new accession.

X. Preliminary Conclusions

At a very basic level, some argue that public perceptions about enlargement have unduly influenced the EU's new strategy. While few commentators argue that public concerns are not genuine, there are those who argue that they are nevertheless misplaced and therefore not a reason for the EU to turn its back on potential candidate countries. In their view, contrary to apparent public belief, successive studies have indicated that enlargement has not created unfair competition in the European Single Market.427 The Commission points out: "The enlarged Union has meant a more efficient division of labour and made the EU better equipped to compete globally. Overall, the latest enlargement has acted as a catalyst for economic growth and modernization in the EU. A number of major studies have made this clear recently. For example, concrete benefits are seen in three Member States which introduced the free movement of labour. They have seen benefits in terms of increased national income and tax revenues and the shrinking of the grey economy. Workers from new Member States have helped to overcome skills shortages in the labour market and have adapted well to their new cultural environment. In the light of these experiences, a further five [Member States have opened their labour markets and another two have partially opened them."428]


426 European Commission, Enlargement Strategy and Main Challenges 2006-2007, including annexed Special Report on the EU's Capacity to integrate New Members, COM(2006) 649 final, 8.11.2006, p. 23.

427 Enlargement, Two Years After — An Economic Success, European Commission, COM(2006) 200 final,.3.5.2006.

428 European Commission, Enlargement Strategy and Main Challenges 2006-2007, including annexed Special Report on the EU's Capacity to Integrate New Members, COM(2006) 649 final, 8.11.2006, p. 4.

Integration capacity is about whether the EU can take in new members at a given moment or in a given period, without jeopardizing the political and policy objectives established by the Treaties. 38

The Strategy goes on to set out how the Union’s capacity to maintain momentum for European integration as it enlarges has three main components: institutions, common policies and budget.

On institutions, it points to the fact that the Nice Treaty provides institutional rules for up to 27 Members. If the Western Balkan countries (and others) are to join the EU, the EU must first decide on a new institutional settlement. On policies, it argues that the Union needs to be in a position, as it enlarges, to continue developing and implementing common policies in all areas. As a result, in the future, each Commission opinion on a country’s application for EU Membership will include an assessment of the impact of its accession on EU policies. Finally, on budgets, each Commission opinion will also include estimates of the budgetary impact of a new accession.

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At a very basic level some argue that public perceptions about enlargement have unduly influenced the EU’s new strategy. While few commentators argue that public concerns are not genuine, there are those who argue that they are nevertheless misplaced and therefore not a reason for the EU to turn its back on potential candidate countries. In their view, contrary to apparent public belief, successive studies have indicated that enlargement has not created unfair competition in the EU single market.44 The Commission points out

The enlarged Union has meant a more efficient division of labour and made the EU better equipped to compete globally. Overall, the latest enlargement has acted as a catalyst for economic growth and modernisation in the EU. A number of major studies have made this clear recently. For example, concrete benefits are seen in the three Member States which introduced the free movement of labour, upon the accession of the ten new Member States. They have seen benefits in terms of increased national income and tax revenues and shrinkage of the grey economy. Workers from new Member States have helped to overcome skills shortages in the labour market and have adapted well to their new cultural environment. In the light of these experiences, a further five Member States have opened their labour markets and another two have partially opened them.45


37 ‘Enlargement Strategy and Main Challenges 2006-2007, Including Annexed Special Report on the EU’s Capacity to Integrate New Members’, European Commission, COM(2006) 649, 8 November 2006, p23

38 Ibid p.17

44 ‘Enlargement, Two Years After – An Economic Success’, European Commission, COM(2006)200, 3 May 2006 http://ec.europa.eu/economy_finance/ publications/occasional_papers/2006/ocp24en.pdf

45 ‘Enlargement Strategy an Main Challenges 2006-2007, Including Annexed Special Report on the EU’s Capacity to Integrate New Members’, European Commission, COM(2006) 649, 8 November 2006, p4

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Note that the reference to the House of Lords publication is misleading. This paper does not contain the copied text, see [1]

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