The Principle of Mutual Recognition and Respect for National, Regional and Local Identities and Traditions

  • Alfonso Mattera


Politicians, journalists, writers and sometimes even representatives of trade unions and economists accuse the European Union of creating a ‘superstate’, a sort of centralized and spendthrift ‘welfare state’ whose rules and actions tend to merge and homogenize identities, traditions and national, regional and local features.


Member State Local Identity Mutual Recognition National Language European Citizen 
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