TEPSA Brief: The review of the European Neighbourhood Policy: Increasing the coherence and coordination of EU external action?

TEPSA Brief: The review of the European Neighbourhood Policy: Increasing the coherence and coordination of EU external action?

By Simon Stroß

The recent events in the Arab world triggered a call for more democracy in the Southern Neighbourhood and, together with the stagnating reforms in some of its Eastern neighbours, forced the European Union (EU) to thoroughly review its European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP). Criticised for focussing on the political stability of neighbouring countries rather than on the promotion of democracy, the EU acknowledged that its former approach “has met with limited results”. The newly established European External Action Service (EEAS), which brings together officials and diplomats from the Commission, the Council and the member states and directly serves its head Catherine Ashton, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign and Security Policy/Vice President of the Commission (HR/VP), was supposed to play a key role in the review process. Ashton and her EEAS officials repeatedly stated that the ENP review is among the top three priorities of the service in its first year. In this context the question arises if the EU will use the chance to achieve one of the major objectives of the Lisbon Treaty, namely increasing the coherence of its external action. This concerns both how coherent ENP policy formulation is carried out in the EU system and to what extent the output of the review is coherent.

Please click here to read the entire brief and feel free to contact Simon Stroß at Simon.Stross[at]tepsa.be to discuss and to learn more on the future developments about this issue.


  1. Pingback: viagra generic
  2. Pingback: viagra for sale
  3. Pingback: ed medications
  4. Pingback: cheapest ed pills
  5. Pingback: generic cialis
  6. Pingback: levitra pills
  7. Pingback: levitra online
  8. Pingback: sildenafil generic
  9. Pingback: pala casino online
  10. Pingback: online casinos
  11. Pingback: quick cash loans
  12. Pingback: cash loans
  13. Pingback: viagra cost
  14. Pingback: cialis 20
  15. Pingback: LuckyCreek
  16. Pingback: cialis internet
  17. Pingback: 20 cialis
  18. Pingback: generic cialis
  19. Pingback: cialis 5 mg
  20. Pingback: free slots
  21. Pingback: online slots
  22. Pingback: sildenafil dosage
  23. Pingback: viagra dosage
  24. Pingback: cialis pills
  25. Pingback: viagra vs cialis
  26. Pingback: rivers casino
  27. Pingback: casino games
  28. Pingback: Viagra 25mg prices
  29. Pingback: Cialis 60mg cheap
  30. Pingback: Cialis 40mg price
  31. Pingback: cheap Cialis 40mg
  32. Pingback: order propecia 5mg
  33. Pingback: lexapro 5 mg uk
  34. Pingback: actos 15mg cost
  35. Pingback: tamoxifen 10mg otc
  36. Pingback: atarax 25 mg usa
  37. Pingback: avodart 0,5 mg usa
  38. Pingback: buy casodex
  39. Pingback: cheap ceclor
  40. Pingback: ceftin usa
  41. Pingback: celebrex pills
  42. Pingback: casinos online
  43. Pingback: casinos online
  44. Pingback: casino real money
  45. Pingback: online gambling
  46. Pingback: abc car insurance
  47. Pingback: geico car ins
  48. Pingback: best payday loans
  49. Pingback: installment loans
  50. Pingback: quick loans ohio
  51. Pingback: buy viagra europe
  52. Pingback: cbd oil in ohio
  53. Pingback: blue pill viagra
  54. Pingback: write my essays
  55. Pingback: rx viagra canada
  56. Pingback: cheapest clomid
  57. Pingback: Buy brand viagra

Comments are closed.