A Europe of the Regions?
A Europe of the Regions?

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A Europe of the Regions?

6.3 Summary

  • None of the three models – national, federal or regional – can adequately capture the complexity of the multifaceted Europe of today. Each implies an exclusive distribution of power between the levels of territorial governance that is too simplistic.

  • We need to think in terms of qualitative changes in the relationships within and between the levels and see them as being linked in multi-layered structures of governance.

  • Such a complex multi-level governance system, with multiple identities and loyalties, may already be with us.

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