European Governance. A white paper


European Commission (2001). European Governance. A white paper. Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions. COM(2001) 428 final. Brussels: European Commission. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from

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Type of work: Policy Briefing, Position Paper




The White Paper on European Governance concerns the way in which the Union uses the powers given by its citizens. Reform must be started now, so that people see changes well before further modification of the EU Treaties.