“Improving the EU Policymaking Process: The Dos and the Don’ts”, Felice Simonelli and Nadina Iacob (IAI, Italy)

On 29 April, the European Commission published a new Communication on better regulation aiming to improve the EU policymaking process. The Communication will be followed by a revision of the Better Regulation Guidelines, which are expected before autumn and will translate the Communication into practice. The EU policymaking process is already recognised as one of the most advanced in the world. Nevertheless, in a context of ever-evolving challenges and disruptions, it is essential to stay ahead of the game and improve the way policies are developed in the EU. Does the new Communication go in the right direction?

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