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Acting European

24.04.2020 14:54 Alter: 37 days
Kategorie: Acting European

Martin Koopmann: Same but different?
Lessons for Covid-19 from a decade of EU crisis management


May 2020

Beyond its immediate effects as a global health crisis, the Covid-19 pandemic poses manifold political and economic challenges for the EU and its member states. Previous crises have shown that the EU's crisis management is dominated by intergovernmentalism and often limited to damage control. Nevertheless, common institutions and procedures such as those of the eurozone offer clear added value for the limited capacities of each member state and will make a difference in the long run.

Martin Koopmann: Same but different? Lessons for Covid-19 from a decade of EU crisis management (Acting European? The European Union and the Weimar Triangle in the Coronavirus crisis, No. 1), Stiftung Genshagen