The European Union and Multilateral Governance

Assessing EU Participation in United Nations Human Rights and Environmental Fora

Author: Hans Bruyninckx,Sudeshna Basu

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 023037591X

Category: Political Science

Page: 285

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An interdisciplinary approach to the study of the EU in UN human rights and environmental governance which addresses the legal and political science dimensions. With contributions from academics and policy-makers, this volume is a comprehensive analysis of how the challenges it faces impact on the EU's position in UN fora.

The European Union and Multilateral Trade Governance

The Politics of the Doha Round

Author: Arlo Poletti

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136513043

Category: Political Science

Page: 200

View: 4694

What role does the EU play in WTO trade negotiations? What are the implications for the EU of the expansion of the international trade agenda that has taken place in the last fifteen years? The European Union and Multilateral Trade Governance examines the EU's role in global economic governance and the negotiations of the Doha Round. The book provides a comprehensive overview of the EU’s role in the Doha Round of multilateral trade negotiations. The empirical study is grounded in a theoretically driven discussion, in order to understand trade politics dynamics in the present international economic system. By providing both conceptual and empirical arguments, the volume provides an innovative perspective on the analysis of the EU as a global economic influence. The European Union and Multilateral Trade Governance will be of interest to students and scholars of European Union politics and international political economy.

The European Union and Global Governance

Author: Mario Telò

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134039034

Category: Political Science

Page: 384

View: 8342

This book explores and analyses the multidimensional influence the European Union exerts in the world, focusing on its contribution to regional and global governance. Presenting a multidisciplinary approach with contributions by a panel of outstanding scholars from political science, economics, legal studies, philosophy and history, the book examines the EU as global player and international power in the making. The book is divided into three parts: Part I examines the influence of the EU as such on global governance, considering the Euro, the common market, the modernization policies for a knowledge society and its global role as both a multinational and regional democratic political system Part 2 focuses on the EU’s external policies, including trade; humanitarian aid; the environment; climate change, migration, terrorism, crime and EU foreign policy Part 3 explores the EU as a global actor in the making and looks at issues including enlargement and the EU’s neighbourhood policy; inter-regionalism; it critically addresses the weight of the historical legacies of Europe in the world and its cosmopolitan perspectives as well The European Union and Global Governance will be of vital interest to students and scholars of European Politics, International Relations, and European Studies.

China, the European Union and the Restructuring of Global Governance

Author: Tanguy De Wilde,Pierre Defraigne,Jean-Christophe Defraigne

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 1781004277

Category: Political Science

Page: 368

View: 5138

China, the European Union and Global Governance examines the key determinants of European and Chinese approaches to the restructuring of global governance systems. Using a multidisciplinary method, this collection of chapters analyses four distinct fields that are key for both China and the EU and in the development of their relations and future cooperation: the global trading system, the international monetary system, climate and energy policy and international security. In the context of ChinaÍs growing role in global governance and of EU_China cooperation, these contributions emphasize strategies, prospects and objectives of both actors. They outline possible avenues for an enhanced partnership in light of the changing global order, which implies a rethinking of the existing multilateral structures. This interdisciplinary study will appeal to researchers and scholars interested in global governance, European foreign policy, Chinese foreign policy, EU_China relations, as well as trade, the international economy and climate change policies. Postgraduate students in international relations, international political economy, European studies and Chinese studies, as well as policymakers in the areas of external relations and EU_China relations, will also find much to interest them in this book.

The European Union and International Organizations

Author: Knud Erik Jørgensen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134034962

Category: Political Science

Page: 224

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This volume seeks to explore the complex relationship between the European Union and International Organizations, and to fill a remarkably wide gap in existing literature on the topic. Analysing the way in which the EU engages in some of the most important international organizations, this book outlines a framework for analysis within this thriving subject of study. By demonstrating how the EU supports ‘effective multilateralism’ and global governance, as well as furthering developments within foreign policy, this volume adopts a novel perspective on the EU as an international player. Seeking to move the focus of study beyond the European Union as itself an international organization, contributors set out to demonstrate EU aspirations to act within international organizations. The volume’s key features include: the first comprehensive study on this topic eight case studies of the EU, including its role within the UN, WTO, NATO, and the ICC contributions from both internationally renowned political scientists and economists The European Union and International Organizations will be of vital interest to students and scholars of international relations, European Politics, Political Science, and International Organisations. It will also be of interest to a wider readership including policy makers, diplomats, and journalists.

The EU and Multilateral Security Governance

Author: Sonia Lucarelli,Luk van Langenhove,Jan Wouters

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415679303

Category: Political Science

Page: 193

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This book studies the role of the EU in peace and security as a regional actor with global aspirations, in the context of challenged and changing multilateralism. Multilateralism, governance and security are three concepts that have attracted a great deal of attention in the past decade and attempts to redefine them have produced lively conceptual debates. More recently, different strands of the literature have found common ground in the investigation of the EU’s role in what has been labelled ‘multilateral security governance’. Despite being frequently used, the term is yet to be fully clarified, and empirically explored. To contribute further our understanding of it, this book presents a conceptual and empirical exploration of ‘multilateral security governance’ and the EU’s role in it. Expert contributors in the field analyze both traditional and non-traditional security areas, to investigate if and how multilateral security governance functions, and how the EU contributes (or fails to contribute) to the functioning of multilateral governance. The EU and Multilateral Security Governance will be of interest to students, scholars and practitioners of EU politics, security studies and governance.

The Governance of Climate Relations Between Europe and Asia

Author: Hans Bruyninckx,David Belis

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 1781955999

Category: Science

Page: 352

View: 8380

ÔThis book is very timely. . . it provides important insights for bilateral cooperation and international negotiations. These lessons go beyond EUÐChina and EUÐVietnam relations. Many of them are applicable to other countries in Asia, a region which will remain a key priority for EU foreign and climate policy, not least as the EUÕs largest trading partner.Õ Ð From the foreword by Jos Delbeke, Director General, EC DG Climate Action The Governance of Climate Relations between Europe and Asia offers a thorough empirical study of the most fundamental dynamics involved in EU climate relations with China and Vietnam in the context of global climate governance. This book presents a study of the most important governance processes in current EUÐAsia climate relations. It focuses on in-depth empirical case studies, offering a comprehensive relational perspective. Contributions on China cover the most essential issues, interests and actors, while the inquiry of EUÐVietnam relations mainly focuses on the Clean Development Mechanism as the main channel of bilateral climate action. This landmark study will appeal to both policymakers and practitioners faced with the extraordinary task of managing the increasingly complex and multilevel interactions of current EUÐAsia climate relations as well as global carbon market watchers and professionals dealing with emissions trading in the European Union, China and Vietnam. It will also be of interest to scholars and postgraduate students of international relations, Chinese and EU foreign policy, global environmental and climate governance and international law.

The Influence of International Institutions on the EU

When Multilateralism hits Brussels

Author: O. Costa,K. Jørgensen

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230369898

Category: Political Science

Page: 261

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An exploration of how the EU is influenced by multilateral institutions. There has recently been a dramatic increase in interaction between the EU and multilateral institutions. This book shows that international institutions shape EU policies, as well as acting as a source of preferences and strategies for EU stances internationally.

China and the European Union

Future Directions

Author: Xinning Song,Chun Ding

Publisher: Fundación Univ. San Pablo

ISBN: 8415382979

Category: Political Science

Page: 219

View: 8895

The European Union and Global Development

An 'Enlightened Superpower' in the Making?

Author: S. Gänzle,S. Grimm,D. Makhan

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137016736

Category: Political Science

Page: 305

View: 1603

An assessment of the capacity of the EU to coordinate actors and policies with regards to global development. The authors argue that the EU and its member states have the potential to act for global development when they are able to improve policy and actor coherence, such as through better linking of bilateral and community programmes.

China, the European Union and the Developing World

A Triangular Relationship

Author: Jan Wouters,Jean-Christophe Defraigne,Matthieu Burnay

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 1783477342

Category: Law

Page: 544

View: 8129

China, the European Union and the Developing World provides a comparative analysis of Chinese and EU influence across five different regions of the developing world: Asia-Pacific; South and Central Asia; the Middle East and North Africa; Sub-Saharan Af

Die Beziehungen zwischen NATO und EU

Partnerschaft, Konkurrenz, Rivalität?

Author: Johannes Varwick

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: European Union

Page: 320

View: 6376

Die Beziehungen zwischen der EU und den USA befinden sich in einer Phase der grundlegenden Neuorientierung. Insbesondere die Krise über den Irak hat zu schweren Unstimmigkeiten geführt und sich zu einer grundlegenden Krise der atlantischen Allianz ausgewachsen, wenn auch beide Seiten nicht müde werden, die bilateralen Beziehungen schönzureden. Wissenschaftler und Praktiker analysieren in dem Buch diese unter Druck geratenen Beziehungen. Damit nimmt dieses Buch eine Bestandsaufnahme der Beziehungen beider Organisationen vor, arbeitet Konfliktlinien heraus, bewertet anhand von Fallstudien Erfahrungen in der praktischen Zusammenarbeit und leistet einen konzeptionellen Beitrag zur Gestaltung der transatlantischen Sicherheitsbeziehungen.

Leadership in Global Institution Building

Minerva's Rule

Author: Yves Tiberghien

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137023732

Category: Political Science

Page: 301

View: 6747

Between 1995 and the present day, the world has undergone significant advances in international law, norms, and institutions. Progress was particularly intense in the fields of global environment, human security, cultural diversity, and human rights. This book reveals the key role played by the European Union, Japan, and Canada in this process.

Designing the European Union

From Paris to Lisbon

Author: F. Laursen

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230367577

Category: Political Science

Page: 317

View: 9128

This book outlines the content of the main treaties that form the 'constitutional' basis of the European Union and analyses changes in these over time. The EU has expanded its policy scope and taken in many more members transferring powers to common supranational institutions in a way seen nowhere else in the world.

The Performance of the EU in International Institutions

Author: Sebastian Oberthür,Knud Erik Jørgensen,Jamal Shahin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135737991

Category: Political Science

Page: 176

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The Performance of the EU in International Institutions marks one of the first attempts to systematically analyse the subject. It focuses on the role of the EU in decision-making within international organizations and regimes as a major locus of global governance. The book unpacks the concept of EU performance into four core elements: effectiveness (goal achievement); efficiency (ratio between outputs accomplished and costs incurred); relevance (of the EU for its priority stakeholders); and financial/resource viability (the ability of the performing organization to raise the funds required). Based on the case studies herein, the findings presented in this book relate to the identified core elements of performance with a particular emphasis on the dimensions of 'effectiveness' and 'relevance'. Most notably, the EU appears, on balance and over the past two decades, to have become much more relevant for its member states when acting within international institutions. The book highlights four particular factors explaining EU performance in international institutions: the status of relevant EU legislation and policies, the legal framework conditions including the relevant changes that the Lisbon Treaty has brought about, domestic EU politics, and the international context. This book was originally published as a special issue of the Journal of European Integration

21st Century Management

Leadership and Innovation in the Thought Economy

Author: M. Lindgren

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230343295

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 234

View: 4453

Explores the changing business landscape of the 21st century and what it means for organizations. The author presents a new model for how to think about and handle the complex world of business from a managerial and innovative perspective with tips and tools for motivating and engaging your organization, clients and customers.

The Role of the European Union in Asia

China and India as Strategic Partners

Author: Eija Limnell,Juha Jokela,Dr Bart Gaens

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 1409499316

Category: Political Science

Page: 282

View: 7105

Establishing strategic partnerships is a key objective for the European Union. These partnerships provide frameworks for flexible and long-term cooperation with global and regional players. This book focuses on the EU's strategy toward China and India and explores ways of promoting a stronger and more versatile role for the EU in Asia. The volume examines the emergence of China and India as global powers and the implications for the EU's common policies and strategies. It focuses on the role of the EU within Asia in terms of its political, security-related and cultural impact in addition to economic presence, and it explores the interplay of the EU, China and India in global governance and in utilizing and promoting multilateralism, especially in the context of climate change and energy security. The contributors discuss avenues for the EU to pursue its interests in Asia and to achieve its objectives in global governance and multilateralism through partnerships with China and India, while retaining its special relationship with the United States.

European Union and New Regionalism

Regional Actors and Global Governance in a Post-Hegemonic Era

Author: Mario Telò

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 1409498212

Category: Political Science

Page: 428

View: 6683

Stemming from an international and multidisciplinary network of leading specialists, this best-selling text is fully updated with new chapter additions. With the first edition prepared at the end of the last century, this new edition anticipates the world of regionalism as we move further into this millennium. This new edition offers: " A vigorous response to conventional wisdom on EU international identity. " An exploration of key issues of regionalism versus globalization and the potential for world economic and political governance through regionalism. " A key resource for postgraduate or undergraduate study and research of international relations, European studies, comparative politics and international political economy. Taking into account the expanded European Union, the volume comprises contributions from established scholars in the field to highlight external relations in the framework of the development of regional arrangements within the globalized world of the 21st century.

European Security Governance

The European Union in a Westphalian World

Author: Charlotte Wagnsson,James Sperling,Jan Hallenberg

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134006489

Category: Political Science

Page: 184

View: 7031

This book focuses on the problems of, and prospects for, strengthening the global system of security governance in a manner consistent with the aspirations and practices of the EU. The EU approach to security governance has been successful in its immediate neighbourhood: it has successfully exported its preferred norms and principles to applicant countries, thereby 'pacifying' its immediate neighbourhood and making all of Europe more secure. The EU governance orientation ultimately seeks to enlarge the European security community and expand the geopolitical area within which armed conflicts are inconceivable, and where state and private actors converge around a set of norms and rules of behaviour and engagement. The EU's success along its immediate boundaries has not yet been replicated on a global scale; it remains an open question whether the EU system of governance can be exported globally, owing to different normative structures (for example, a tolerance of armed conflict or non-democratic governance internally), great-power competition (such as US--China), or ongoing processes of securitization that has made it difficult to find a commonly accepted definition of security. Moreover, the EU system of security governance clashes with the continuing unwillingness of other major powers to cede or pool sovereignty as well as varying preferences for unilateral as opposed to multilateral forms of statecraft. This edited volume addresses both the practical and political aspects of security governance and the barriers to the globalization of the EU system of security governance, particularly in the multipolar post-Cold War era. This book will be of great interest to students of security governance, EU politics, European Security and IR in general. James Sperling is Professor of Political Science at the University of Akron, Ohio, USA. Jan Hallenberg is Professor of Political Science at the Department of Security and Strategic Studies, Swedish National Defence College. Charlotte Wagnsson is Assistant Professor in the Department of Strategic and Security Studies at the Swedish National Defence College.