10 May 2023 , 3pm – 4pm CEST
Initiation of a constitutional amendment procedure in the European Union seems increasingly likely due to the positions on treaty reform of the European Parliament, the European Commission, France and Germany as well as other EU member states.
How could reform of the Euratom Treaty look like and what would be needed?
Prof. Dr. Dörte Fouquet, Partner at Becker, Büttner and Held Law Firm, gives her perspective on the future of the Euratom Treaty, describing the options for reform. Moderator is Luke Haywood, Policy Manager for Climate and Energy at European Environmental Bureau.
This video is meant to be the second one of a webinar series intending to deepen the exchanges that took place at the International Conference Confirming the Necessity of EU Constitutional Reform in the Energy Field in November 10th, at the Danish parliament building with twelve green NGOs:
You can find out more about the Options for EU Treaty Change in the Energy Field:
The conference underscored the need to give renewables a favorable treatment in the EU Treaties, similar to the one granted to nuclear power in the EURATOM Treaty. “One of the best news from the conference was the announcement that the question of treaty amendment in the energy field will now be raised again in the Danish Parliament and that the legal experts will make their expertise available to such an initiative”, says Nadja Zeleznik from Nuclear Transparency Watch. “This could also be an inspiration to other member states: reform or abolishment of the EURATOM Treaty is long overdue and it is evident that Europe needs a new overriding vision in the energy field”. You can find more also find more information on Nuclear Transparency Watch website:
In this video Luke Haywood, Policy Manager for Climate and Energy at EEB, member organisation of NTW, is welcoming:
👉 Prof. Dr. Dörte Fouquet, Partner at Becker, Büttner and Held Law Firm, for a “Pathway Towards a Reform”. And here’s the link to the report she is presenting: