The role of supranational actors in EU treaty reform

  title={The role of supranational actors in EU treaty reform},
  author={Thomas Christiansen},
  journal={Journal of European Public Policy},
  pages={33 - 53}
  • T. Christiansen
  • Published 1 January 2002
  • Political Science
  • Journal of European Public Policy
Treaty reform, traditionally seen as the preserve of national governments, nevertheless involves supranational actors to a significant degree. This article, having re-conceptualized treaty reform as a broader process which includes, but goes beyond, the negotiations of IGCs, looks in some detail at the respective roles of Commission, Parliament and Council Secretariat in this process. In assessing the contribution which these institutions can make, the article concludes that their involvement… 
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