The Federal Trust has been following the process of institutional reform of the European Union closely. Please find below selected analysis and commentary on what is now known as the "Lisbon Treaty":
A More Coherent and Effective European Foreign Policy A Federal Trust Working Group Report by Richard Whitman and Ana Juncos, February 2009.This report discusses the impact of the provisions contained in the Lisbon Treaty on the European Union's external policies.
- The Lisbon Treaty and Citizenship by Professor Jo Shaw, University of Edinburgh, June 2008
- Justice and Home Affairs in the Lisbon Treaty - A Constitutionalising Clarification? by Brendan Donnelly. This article was published in a special issue on the Lisbon Treaty of the journal EIPASCOPE, May 2008.
- The EU's Member States and European Defence: ESDP in the Lisbon Treatyby Jeannette Ladzik, April 2008.
- Co-ordination of the EU's External Action: An Ongoing Problem by Ana E. Juncos, March 2008
- Constitutionalisation Without a Constitution by Brendan Donnelly, January 2008.
- December 2007 Lisbon Treaty Conference, "Small Step or Giant Leap?" Conference Report, which includes a keynote address by Lord Kerr of Kinlochard
- The Reform Treaty: Its Impact on the EU Institutions Submission by Brendan Donnelly to House of Lords Inquiry, December 2007
- The Reform Treaty: Small Step or Giant Leap? by Brendan Donnelly, October 2007
- Perspectives for the European Union after the Lisbon European Council, by John Palmer October 2007
- The June European Council: A New Treaty is Born by Brendan Donnelly, June 2007