Euro Mediterranean Security A Search For Partnership

Author: Sven Biscop
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1351771639
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This title was first published in 2003. This work provides a clearer understanding of the EU's approach towards security in the Mediterranean. After examining the EU's interests and the potential threats to security in the region, it analyzes EU security policy towards the region as a whole, through the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership, and towards all disputes and conflicts in the area. It recommends opening up the European Security and Defence Policy to Mediterranean participation, in order to establish a deep and equitable security partnership between both shores. The book argues that this way the EU could implement its innovative comprehensive and co-operative approach to security. Rather than focusing on the military aspect alone, this approach takes into account all dimensions of security (political, socio-economic, cultural and ecological) and is based on partnership rather than confrontation. It therefore contrasts quite sharply with the policies advocated in the US National Security Strategy.

Euro Mediterranean Security

Author: Sven Biscop
Editor: Ashgate Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780754634874
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Recoge: 1. EU interests and Mediterranean security - 2. The Euro-Mediterranean partnership - 3. EU policy and conflict in the Mediterranean - 4. Building a Euro-Mediterranean security partnership - 5. From common interests to joint actions.

The Euro Mediterranean Partnership

Author: Markus Hahn
Editor: Diplomica Verlag
ISBN: 3836671956
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Im Jahr 1995, beschlossen die EU-15 sowie zw lf ihrer s dlichen Nachbarn in Barcelona die Euro-Mediterrane Partnerschaft, den sogenannten Barcelona Prozess. Diese Vereinbarung beinhaltet Zusammenarbeit in politischer und wirtschaftlicher sowie in kultureller Hinsicht. Ziel war die Schaffung eines gemeinsamen Raumes des Friedens, der Stabilit t und des Wohlstands im gesamten Mittelmeerraum. Die vorliegende Studie diskutiert anhand des Barcelona Prozesses das Konzept der EU als normative Kraft und hinterfragt dessen G ltigkeit anhand einiger Grundannahmen der Theorie des Politischen Neorealismus. Demokratief rderung, Euro-Mediterrane Handelsbeziehungen und Migration sind Politikfelder, die im Rahmen dieser Studie n her beleuchtet werden sollen. Das Konzept der EU als normative Kraft des Guten nimmt tats chlich eine wichtige Rolle im Rahmen des offiziellen EU-Sprachgebrauchs ein, deckt sich jedoch nicht mit der Realit t der Beziehungen der EU zu ihren s dlichen Nachbarn. In 1995, the EU 15 and twelve Mediterranean states concluded the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership. This agreement involves cooperation in political, economic and cultural matters. It aims at creating a common area of peace, stability and prosperity. This study discusses the concept of the EU as a 'normative' actor and questions its validity. In doing so, it relies on a neo-realist analysis. Democracy promotion, Euro-Mediterranean trade relations and migration are policy areas which, each for its own reasons, deserve special attention in the framework of the Barcelona process. This paper reviews the reality of Euro-Mediterranean relations and compares them with official EU documentation to demonstrate that the concept of the EU as a benign 'normative' actor suffers from severe shortcomings.

Die Aussenbeziehungen Der Europ Ischen Union

Author: Franz Kernic
Editor: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9783631549520
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Dieses Buch enthalt eine umfassende Darlegung und Analyse der Aussenbeziehungen der Europaischen Union. Im Zentrum der Betrachtung steht dabei nicht nur die Entwicklung der Gemeinsamen Aussen- und Sicherheitspolitik der EU (GASP), sondern ebenso die vielschichtige und komplexe Interaktion der EU mit den grossen staatlichen Akteuren und regionalen politischen Organisationen in der aktuellen Weltpolitik."

Euro Mediterranean Relations After September 11

Author: Annette Junemann
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1135770441
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A comprehensive study of the nexus between democratization and security in the Mediterranean, which are seen as essentially complementary yet threatened by political trends witnessed since the September 2001 attacks. Contributors from a variety of European and Mediterranean countries address the impact of a restructured security system, Europe's effort to establish an autonomous security and defence policy, and attempts among the Mediterranean Partner Countries (MPCs) to build regional security regimes.

Security And Migrations In The Mediterranean

Author: Mendo Castro Henriques
Editor: IOS Press
ISBN: 1586036181
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The post-Cold War period made a new concept of security imperative: it encompasses environmental, social, economical, political and military issues. Migration as a civilizational phenomenon, albeit transitional, goes across this entire spectrum, particularly in a varied historical milieu as the Euro Mediterranean region is. In turn, reforms and changes need to be carried out by South Mediterranean states and societies, in order to eliminate some of the obstacles to modernization, creating conditions for economic development at home with the help of North Mediterranean countries. Another package of reforms in European countries should empower migrants to adopt a more active citizenship and become more integrated in the societies where they choose to live. For Khachani, one of the editors of the book, a demystification of the question of migratory risk is in order to foster an improved dialogue between south Europe countries and North Africa countries. Sending countries are affected by political crises, socio-economic instability, and illegal migration from North Africa; receiving countries practice discrimination in labour market and social space.

The Euro Mediterranean Partnership

Author: Richard Gillespie
Editor: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780714648224
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Established in 1995, the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership aims to create a free trade area including 30 countries and 800 million people by early in the 21st century. This book offers an assessment of the Partnership and its aims.

Jahrbuch Der Europ Ischen Integration

Author: Werner Weidenfeld
Editor:
ISBN: 9783832909680
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Perspectives On Development

Author: E. George H. Joffé
Editor: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780714644998
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The Euro-Mediterranean Partnership Initiative, launched by the Barcelona Conference in 1995, is the most ambitious project to date directed at comprehensive prosperity and security in the Mediterranean region. Yet the assumptions on which it is based are untried and untested. This study seeks to analyse what they are and to draw some conclusions as to the potential of the Initiative for success by comparing it with other experiences of regional develoment.

The State Of Defence In Europe

Author: Biscop, S.
Editor: Egmont Institute/Institute for European Studies-VUB
ISBN: 9038222661
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In December 2013 the European Council addressed, in the words of its President Herman Van Rompuy, the state of defence in Europe. The Institute for European Studies and Egmont Institute contributed to this debate by publishing a collection of short and sharp essays in book form that outline the necessity and urgency of acting while offering concrete and ambitious yet feasible recommendations.