Month: June 2013

Czech Civil Service Reform: How to Trick the EU

While Germany, the Netherlands and other countries seem close to stalling the accession process of Turkey once again due to the doubtful rule of law in the country, it might be interesting to think about how EU Member States themselves observe the Copenhagen criteria. In recent years, there have been doubts about developments in Hungary and Romania, to name a few, but there are also some less visible issues than freedom of press, or high-level power struggles, which can have severe consequences.

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