Jean Monnet Center at NYU School of Law


1. The Emphasis

The essential elements of the analysis and the recommendations emphasized in the White Paper can be summarized in a few simple propositions:

Compared to present practices, this would require the following changes:

There is, of course, more in the text, and much of it is quite reasonable, but this thumbnail sketch seems to capture the essential understanding of the institutional problématique, and of the strategic vision promoted by the authors of the White Paper. Their significance, however, becomes clear only in relation to the issues which are not discussed at all in the White Paper.




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