European Constitution

2004

Interviews

Occupation: Lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford and Director of the Oxford Q-Step Centre
Born: 1994
Occupation: Consultant
Location: France
The initial attempt to create a European Constitution looked promising as leaders from 18 member states ratified the “Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe" in October 2004. However, dissent from the governments of France and the Netherlands halted the final ratification, which rendered divisions among EU member states visible.