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The Future of European Constitution -Treaty of Lisbon


  • Ovidiu-Horia Maican

    () (Bucharest University of Economics, Romania)


Europe has changed, the world has changed. The 21st century brings new challenges and new opportunities. The interaction of economies and peoples worldwide – whether by communication, trade, migration, shared security, concerns or cultural exchange – is in constant evolution. In such a globalised world, Europe needs to be competitive to secure economic growth and more and better jobs, in order to achieve an overall sustainable development. Climate change calls for a response that must be both global and local. Demographic change has shifted some of the old certainties about the patterns of how society works. New security threats call for new strategies and policies. In all these areas, Europe needs to be equipped for change. Tomorrow’s prosperity requires new skills, new ways of working, and political, economic and social reforms.

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  • Ovidiu-Horia Maican, 2008. "The Future of European Constitution -Treaty of Lisbon," Romanian Economic Journal, Department of International Business and Economics from the Academy of Economic Studies Bucharest, vol. 11(29), pages 45-98, (3).
  • Handle: RePEc:rej:journl:v:11:y:2008:i:29:p:45-98

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