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Working paper

The EU in 2019: An agenda for a new term

The European Union is in transition: a demographic, political and leadership transition. the socio-economic consequences of globalization and the growing inequality that has been installed in the post-crisis EU have eroded social cohesion and the sense of belonging to the Union. By 2019, the political scene has become even more complex. With the open debate on the cession of sovereignties, the complicated materialization of Brexit, the internal fractures for the so-called refugee crisis, the EU seems to have fallen into a disintegrating logic that threatens its founding idea.

This working paper of the journalist and researcher, Carme Colomina, aims to provide the keys to the change that the European project lives, identifying the most urgent challenges ahead of the new institutional cycle in the Union.