Europe Dictionary

A series of short articles that explain the very distinct language used in European politics.

Europe Dictionary: Proportionality

Last week’s entry to the Europe Dictionary was on the topic of subsidiarity. A related and equally important principle in European law is proportionality, which Niamh Baker-Loughlin will now examine.

Europe Dictionary: Subsidiarity

A great concern of many who doubt the European project is that the surrender of sovereignty in certain areas to Brussels creates a distance between the citizen and the policy process. The principle of subsidiarity goes…

Europe Dictionary: European Commission

Ece Kepekci adds an entry to the PDU’s European Dictionary.

Europe Dictionary: ECSC

In a new Europe Dictionary series, the PDU will introduce key terms, concepts, and stages of European integration in order to enhance knowledge of the European Union and its structures. Today, Liam Fitzgerald gives an introduction to…