Euros du Village,Traité réformateur : 15 personnalités parlent (HTML)
EU Lisbon Informal Summit (18.-19.10.2007) (HTML)
Giscard d'Estaing, V. (2007), La boîte à outils du traité de Lisbonne, Le Monde, 26.10.2007. (French) (HTML)
Seeger, S.; Yüzen, L. (2007), Und nun Blick nach vorn! - Bilanz des Lissabon-Gipfels am 18./19. Oktober 2007, C·A·P Aktuell 13. (German) (PDF)
Gros, D.; Micossi, S. (2007), Two for the price of one?, CEPS Commentaries, 22.10.2007. (PDF)
Giuliani, J.D. (2007), Understanding the European Council in Lisbon and the Reform Treaty, Robert Schuman Foundation, European issues n°76. (PDF) (French)
European Policy Centre (2007), Over and done with - at last, report, 22.10.2007. (HTML)
Brady, H.; Barysch, K. (2007), The CER guide to the Reform Treaty, CER briefing note. (PDF)
Ramírez-González, V. (2007), El informe de Lamassoure-Severin acerca de la composición del Parlamento Europeo para 2009: crítica y alternativa, Real Instituto Elcano, ARI Nº 106/2007. (PDF)
Giuliani, J.D. (2007), There’s a brave new Europe to be glimpsed in the Reform Treaty, Europe's World, Autumn 2007. (HTML)
Chardon, M.; Hierlemann, D.; Seeger, S. (2007), A Chance for Wise Men, Center for Applied Policy Research, spotlight europe 2007-07. (PDF)
Notre Europe (2007), Back to the future (for good this time)?, Viewpoint, 09.10.2007. (HTML)
Roy, J. (2007), Between Cherry-picking and Salvaging the Titanic: Spain and the Rescuing of the Essence of the EU Constitution, Real Instituto Elcano, WP 41/2007. (PDF)
Martín y Pérez de Nanclares, J. (2007), Towards a new European treaty: How to Recover the Essence of the Constitutional Treaty, Without Really Seeming to, Real Instituto Elcano, ARI 76/2007. (PDF)
Institute for European Politics (IEP) (ed.), EU-25/27 WATCH, No. 5, September 2007. (PDF)
Foreign and Commonwealth Office (2007), Global Europe - Meeting the Economic and Security Challenges, October 2007. (PDF)
UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown (2007), statement on the European Council in Lisbon, House of Commons, 22.10.2007. (HTML)
European Parliament (2007), Debate on the Treaty of Lisbon with PM Sócrates, press service, (HTML)
European Parliament (2007), Results of the informal summit of heads of state and government (Lisbon, 18-19 October 2007), Minutes, 23.10.2007. (PDF)
President of the European Council, José Sócrates, speech to the European Parliament to report on the Lisbon informal Summit and the final session of the Intergovernmental Conference, 23.10.2007. (HTML)
30.10.2007 Majority of French want referendum on new EU treaty, EUobserver.com
A majority of the French prefer to have a referendum on the newly agreed EU treaty, rather than a parliamentary ratification as decided by president Nicolas Sarkozy, a survey has shown.
29.10.2007 Lisbon Treaty made to avoid referendum, says Giscard, EUobserver.com
The EU's new treaty is the same as the rejected constitution - only the format has been changed to avoid referendums, says Valery Giscard d'Estaing, architect of the constitution.
22.10.2007 EU states should not 'fear' referendums, says Irish PM, EUobserver.com
As the only country so far to definitely have a referendum on the newly-formed EU treaty, Ireland has said other member states should not be "afraid" of taking the same path.
19.10.2007 EU agrees new 'Lisbon Treaty', EUobserver.com
The European Union overnight agreed the precise text of its new 'Lisbon Treaty' to be formally signed off on 13 December in Portugal's capital. The decision effectively closes a painful chapter of searching for a new set EU rules to make the bloc better function.
18.10.2007 EU seeks to close its institutional wrangling, EUobserver.com
EU leaders are gathering in Lisbon today in an effort to put a full stop behind the 2005 political debacle which saw French and Dutch voters rejecting the European Constitution. But some tough issues still remain unsolved.
15.10.2007 Problems remain ahead of EU treaty summit, EUobserver.com
With only three days until EU leaders meet in Lisbon to adopt a new EU treaty, a number of issues continue to cloud the horizon. Italy and Poland top the list of possible trouble-makers.
12.10.2007 Brown threatens 'red line' veto over EU treaty, EUobserver.com
Just one week before EU leaders meet in Lisbon to adopt a new EU treaty, the UK prime minister has pulled the veto card, threatening his counterparts he will not sign up to the document unless the country's special exemptions are fully respected.
11.10.2007 Italy seeks to delay MEP seats decision, EUobserver.com
Just hours before the European Parliament is to vote on a report on how its seats should be allocated in the future, Italian prime minister Romano Prodi has suggested dealing with the political hot potato only after a new EU treaty is ratified.
09.10.2007 Barroso worried commission could take a hit in new EU treaty, EUobserver.com
European Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso is worried that his institution will be sidelined under the new EU treaty which potentially introduces a new power hierarchy into the European Union.
09.10.2007 British MPs criticise Brussels' secret treaty drafting process, EUobserver.com
British MPs have criticised the lack of public scrutiny during the drawing up of the new draft EU treaty and questioned certain key aspects of the document - including legal ambiguity on a citizens' rights charter and the role of national parliaments in EU law-making.
03.10.2007 EU treaty talks leave several political loose ends, EUobserver.com
Although the legal experts have given their blessing to the EU's new draft treaty, there are plenty of political issues that may have to be dealt with by EU leaders when they meet later this month to sign off the document.
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