ÒCoreper EnlargedÓ: how Enlargement Affected the Functioning of the Committee of Permanent Representatives
Before enlargement, many experts expected that the functioning of most EU institutions would be severely affected by the accession of the ten new member states in 2004. Compared to these expectations, effects that actually occurred were relatively moderate. Especially in the Committee of Permanent Representatives, enlargement took place smoothly and without major disturbances. However, some changes are noticeable. The paper analyses the way how enlargement influenced the functioning of Coreper. The analysis is based on 41 qualitative interviews with experts from the Council General Secretariat and from Permanent Representations from both ÔoldÕ and ÔnewÕ member states.
Volume (Year): 6 (2007)
Issue (Month): March ()
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