Watch the video report. Exactly twenty-five years after the Maastricht Treaty, the Limburg capital invited prominent Europeans to return to the birthplace of the modern European Union and the euro.
Donald Trump is set to become president of the United States thanks to a democratically enabled rebellion against the established order. This is the unexpected backdrop to the commemoration of 25 years of the Maastricht Treaty. Without doubt, it forces the EU to take better account of the grievances of some of its citizens. But the EU has other vulnerabilities too, such as the erosion of democracy in some Eastern European countries and increasing corruption in Southern Europe.