Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020, Page: 37-40
The European Integration in the Midst of the COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities
Bitwoded Admasu Dagnaw, College of Social Sciences and the Humanities, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia
Received: Jun. 10, 2020;       Accepted: Jun. 30, 2020;       Published: Aug. 10, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijes.20200402.11      View  61      Downloads  26
Abstract
The European Union is an intelligentsia that dreamed of a new Europe. The EU used technical and administrative skills to build the foundation of a new Europe. The purpose of this article is to examine the challenges and opportunities of the European Integration after the COVID 19 development. The researcher employed document analysis, Books, reports, brushers, leaflets, journals and articles as a source of secondary data. The data was analyzed by using thematic analysis for the qualitative data. The findings of the study showed that New European Union strategy and principles should be timely and relevant that should be stated in various European Union documents on any possible pandemic eruption. The nuisance prevention management and resolution should be translated in to a set of operational and implementation guide lines. The European Union should use its position as a major international player and historic partner to persuade international organizations to respond to any possible pandemic accordingly. Based on the findings of the study, the researchers recommended that the European Union development frame work should no longer focus merely on short term macro-economic issues instead the EU should also embrace social health and structural issues in a long term vision for the European Union Community. The EU and health professionals seek to answer pandemic challenges and promote the creation of a consistent, fair and professionally controlled health policy for the EU. The European Union should also use its position as a major international player to persuade international organizations, and its counterparts of the African Union to respond to pandemic defy accurately as well.
Keywords
European Union, COVID-19, Strategies, Integration, Pandemic
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Bitwoded Admasu Dagnaw, The European Integration in the Midst of the COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities, International Journal of European Studies. Vol. 4, No. 2, 2020, pp. 37-40. doi: 10.11648/j.ijes.20200402.11
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