The European Political Community from Paris to Chisinau: an idea taking shape?

Authors:Florent Marciacq, Denis Cenusa, Joannis Armakolas
Date:6 June 2023
Document type:Policy reports

The Proposal for a European Political Community (EPC) made by Emmanuel Macron on 9th May 2022 in Strasbourg was a response to the historic geopolitical challenges posed for Europe by the full-scale invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation. Launched in Prague on 6th October 2022, the EPC has since gained traction in Europe’s capitals. A second Summit took place in Moldova on 1st June 2023. While a consensus has emerged on the need to continue and upgrade the initiative, much remains to be done to delineate its contours, flesh out its strategic purpose and agree on the mechanics of its workings. 

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