Protecting the Rule of Law in the EU: Germany’s Council Presidency must secure both the EU’s budget and its credibility
Berlin : Institut für Europäische Politik
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Protecting the rule of law among member states is one of the EU’s main challenges today. Yet, divergent interpretations of the recent European Council summit’s compromise jeopardize the introduction of a new rule of law mechanism. The brief recommends that the German Council Presidency must work towards concretizing and depoliticizing the agreed conditionality regime for EU funds.