Questa settimana proponiamo la lettura di un articolo del Prof. András Jakab, dell’Università di Salisburgo, pubblicato su Verfassungsblog.
How to Defend the Integrity of the EP Elections against Authoritarian Member States
31 March 2019
The elections to the European Parliament will take place in a few weeks’ time. There is a clear danger that some of the new MEPs will gain their mandates in elections organised by Member States that are not up to democratic standards. Therefore, the European Parliament should try to defend itself from being infiltrated by MEPs with questionable democratic mandates. It already possesses the competence which is necessary for it, in the form of mandate validation.