Five month before the European elections, a number of different topics and conflict lines already crystallized. This Policy Brief looks at the early stage of the campaign for the European Parliament election and the political polarization that could be anticipated. This Policy Brief is the result of a task force chaired by Pascal Lamy, President emeritus of the Jacques Delors Institute, with Christine Verger, Advisor at the Jacques Delors Institute acting as rapporteur.
Christine Verger is Vice President of the Jacques Delors Institute Paris, she formally served as Secretary General of the Socialist Party Group at the European Parliament.
Dr. Valentin Kreilinger formally worked for the Jacques Delors Centre.
Also: Jeanlouis Bourlanges, Member of the French Parliament, Thierry Chopin, special advisor at the Jacques Delors Institute, Monica Frassoni, Co-President of a European political party, Alain Lamassoure, Member of the European Parliament, Alessia Mosca, Member of the European Parliament, and Geneviève Pons, Director of the Brussels office of the Jacques Delors Institute.