On May 1st 2004, Malta, Cyprus and eight former east-block countries joined the European Union. The prospect of increased political and economic cooperation created an atmosphere of impending change. But many people, both in the East and in the West retained a skeptical view of the expansion.
What’s the picture now ten years after EU enlargement? And does the EU have a solution for the growing support of euro-skeptic right-wing populist parties?
Katarzyna Stoklosa – cultural scientist from Poland
Judy Dempsey - senior associate at Carnegie Europe
Michael Stürmer – senior correspondent at the German daily "Die Welt"