EIPA expert Prof. dr. Simon Duke gives keynote address at final conference of Jean Monnet Network PACO on parliamentary cooperation & diplomacy

EIPA Expert Prof. dr. Simon Duke gave the keynote address at the final Jean Monnet Network ‘Parliaments in EU Diplomacy and External Action: Control, Cooperation and Contestation’ (PACO) Conference held at the University Foundation, Brussels, on 31 August 2017.

The aim of this final PACO-conference was to understand parliamentary practices in general and parliamentary cooperation and diplomacy more specifically in the wider perspective of EU external relations. It brought together academics and practitioners to examine the main research findings of PACO on the involvement of parliaments in EU external relations, inter-parliamentary cooperation between the European Parliament and National Parliaments in the EU, as well as bilateral and multilateral parliamentary diplomacy between the EP and third countries and regions.

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