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Roadmap to Europe. Ukraine‘s EU membership application and the environmental acquis communautaire

Gerhard Roller

elni Review 2022, pp. 30-34.

Against the background of a dynamic political situation this article shows the process of Ukraine‘s EU approximation, which is already well underway. The text analysis the procedural and substantial criteria of the accession process to the European Union and gives an overview on the acquis communautaire which the candidate country has to comply with. The existing Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union is an important basis that already covers a number of environmental legislative acts.

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