"Great Choice" of Italy and the future of the European Union

Вдовиченко, Вікторія Андріївна (2017) "Great Choice" of Italy and the future of the European Union Зовнішні справи (6). pp. 6-10.

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EU's economic and political challenges open a new page of the European integration history. The crisis and challenges presented by Brexit enhanced scholars from various countries to analyze and rethink about the future of the European integration and EU as a whole. This article will outline the issues framed by Italy as a presiding country for G7 in 2017. As a founding member of the European Union, Italian Republic will try to raise discussions on various issues crucial for further development of the EU. The article poses the question to what extent the political fluidity within the member-states will be necessary in order for the EU to still remain solid tackling common economic and political challenges. The article presents the opinions of the Italian scholars and politicians referred to future of the European Union. The first part of it presents an evolution of scholars' thoughts about the role and place of the European integration in the Italy's foreign policy. However, the emphasis is made on the last two years, when Italy had to have transformational changes referred to holding referendum in December 2016. The second part of the article reveals the challenges of the EU, the European integration process and the implications on the Italian Republic. It tries to show how Italy manages to overcome the present integration challenges. The article presents discussion during the G7 and G20 summits. The special attention is given to analyzing the priorities of the Italy's G7 Presidency and its relations with some of the nations. It reveals the liasion between the interests of the Italian Republic and the European Union in order to present a consolidated position on EU's future.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: European integration; Italy; EU; G7; G20;
Subjects: Статті у журналах > Фахові (входять до переліку фахових, затверджений МОН)
Divisions: Факультети > Історико-філософський факультет > Кафедра всесвітньої історії
Depositing User: к.і.н. Вікторія Андріївна Вдовиченко
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2017 08:12
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2017 08:12
URI: https://elibrary.kubg.edu.ua/id/eprint/20820

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