University of Central Florida Migration and Climate Change Discussion Essay on Brexit, Migration, Climate Change (choose 2 of the 3 topics), should be between 1800 and 2000 words long.
1. Why is this deemed a challenge or a crisis? Explain and briefly describe.
2. What caused this challenge or crisis?
3. What EU treaty is most relevant in offering solutions for this particular challenge/ crisis? When was this treaty adopted and why is it relevant now?
4. Name and describe two significant hurdles the EU has encountered in addressing this challenge/ crisis.
5. How were these hurdles addressed/ overcome?
6. What role did the European Parliament play in addressing this challenge/ crisis?
7. What role did the European Commission play in addressing this challenge/ crisis?
8. What role did the EU Council play in addressing this challenge/ crisis?
9. For the two of the challenges/ crises you picked, define and discuss the relevance of the following terms: For Brexit: differentiated integration; For climate change: spill over effect; For migration: idea of EU cohesion and solidarity. Define the term in your own words and discuss how it is relevant to the particular challenge/ crisis.
Format: How to Structure your Answers
This paper should not be in essay format. No need for introduction or conclusions.
Start by clearly stating the challenge you are addressing and then number each answer for that challenge. Example:
Current Challenge 1: Brexit
Answer 3: …
Current Challenge 2: Migration
DO NOT mix answers or challenges. Do not include questions in your paper. Label each challenge and number each answer clearly. Not following these rules will mean incurring penalties.
Approved Media Sources:
In order to complete this assignment, you should use the following sources only: all assigned readings, PPTs and linked sources through module overviews from our class; the official website of the European Union: http://europa.eu/index_en.htm (Links to an external site.) BBC Europe, the New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, The National Public Radio, Financial Times, The Economist, The Guardian, The Atlantic Monthly, Time Magazine, Newsweek, The EU Observer, Financial Times Europe and EUpolitics.com DO NOT use Wikipedia, blogs, opinion pages or other sources of doubtful credibility. If you want to use a source other than the ones listed above, send me an e-mail and I’ll be happy to give you feedback as to if I consider it to be reliable or not. Answers based on unapproved sources will not receive credit.