Eastward Enlargement of the European Union – a Success Story or un Unfinished Project? The Polish Point of View
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Instytucja
Centrum Europejskie Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego (Uniwersytet Warszawski)
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Główny język publikacji
angielski
Czasopismo
YEARBOOK OF POLISH EUROPEAN STUDIES
ISSN
1428-1503
EISSN
Wydawca
Centrum Europejskie Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
DOI
Rok publikacji
2015
Numer zeszytu
17/2014
Strony od-do
59-116
Numer tomu
17
Identyfikator DOI
Liczba arkuszy
2,14
Autorzy
(liczba autorów: 1)
Słowa kluczowe
angielski
European Union Enlargement
Poland - European Union relations
Central and Eastern Europe,
European Neighbourhood Policy
Open access
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Język
angielski
Treść
This article presents a concise analysis, performed from Poland’s point of view, of the genesis, effects and future prospects of the enlargement of the European Union to the east. Initially, the enlargement concerned a group of 11 post-communist states of Central and Eastern Europe, which became members of the EU between 2004 and 2013, and has brought about positive results for both the new members and for the EU as a whole. In the broadly defi ned east of Europe, however, there is still a group of countries aspiring to EU membership and taking various measures towards this end. The European Union supports these efforts, but has no full and clearly defi ned policy in this regard. There is much to indicate that the possibilities of further EU enlargement to the east are presently exhausted. The candidate countries are greatly hindered in their striving for EU membership by their complicated internal and international situations, while most EU Member States are distinctly unwilling to accept new members at this time. This will not change even despite the positions of such countries as Poland, which considers the enlargement of the EU to the east vital to its interests, but which so far does not have suffi cient stature for its voice to take precedence.
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PX-5851c85482ce029d6bec911a