Publications by Pascal Lamy

Campaign for the European Parliament election

It is already clear that a number of different topics and conflict lines will shape the European elections. This Policy Brief looks at the emerging campaign for the European Parliament election and the political polarization that can be expected. This Policy Brief is the result of a task force chaired by PASCAL LAMY, President emeritus of the Jacques Delors Institute, with CHRISTINE VERGER, Advisor at the Jacques Delors Institute acting as rapporteur. more

The next European Parliament

The European Parliament (EP) elected on 26 May 2019 will not likely resemble the current one. These elections will occur in a context of internal tensions within the European Union, turbulence on the international stage, migration-related and social challenges, spreading fears, identitarian flare-ups, and populism. All these phenomena could lend a significantly more European, and less national tone to the campaign than usual. more

Europe and the collective security challenge

The people of Europe are facing a multi-faceted security challenge that they need to confront together now more than ever before. They need to place their “collective security” at the very heart of the European construction, underlining their recent progress in the field but also framing it within a mobilising global vision. more

EU security: a matter of political urgency

Ensuring the security of the European Union is no longer a technical issue requiring bureaucratic adjustments. Together with a return to growth, security is the major political challenge facing Europeans. Instability in neighbouring countries now has profound effects on the entire Union. The task force of the Jacques Delors Institute in Paris calls European capitals to demonstrate the necessary political will to respond to the threats faced. more

After Greek Deal: 3 Dangers & 3 Opportunities

After the tough negotiations with Greece, our Presidents, Henrik Enderlein and Gerhard Cromme, analyze the dangers and opportunities resulting from the agreement. This tribune calls for greater Franco-German cooperation in order to finally realize the historic goal of completing the EMU. more