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European parliament to address constitution problems

[JURIST] Members of the European Parliament [official website] are busy trying to correct the problems faced by the now rejected European constitution [text]. A core group of MEPs have been charged with preparing a proposal to address and recommend corrections to the obstacles that lead to the constitution's rejection [JURIST news archive], and suggest action in the meantime. Current plans include the presentation of a treaty early next year on issues that met little opposition, including institution structure and decision-making processes. EU leaders have agreed to a period of reflection to analyze what went wrong during the ratification process, and initiate change. The EUobserver has more.

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