Tuesday, 5 June 2007

European spirit

The missing aspect in the debate on the Constitutional Treaty is the European spirit, which is pragmatic as well as idealistic.

One of the lessons to learn is to remember the citizens as Europeans.

These reminders come from Santiago Petschen in “Crisis constitucional, Declaración de Berlín y espíritu europeo (ARI), published on the Real Instituto Elcano website.

Something to think about as national leaders in Europe are called to rise to our common challenges.

Ralf Grahn