Division of International Responsibility between the EU and its Member States in the Area of Foreign Policy, Security and Defence Policy

Amsterdam Law Forum, Vol. 3, No. 3, 2011

15 Pages Posted: 14 Sep 2011

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Ramses A. Wessel

University of Groningen - Faculty of Law

Date Written: 2011

Abstract

The recent Treaty of Lisbon reflects the ambitions of the European Union to strengthen its position at the international level. In particular in relation to its foreign, security and defence policy, the treaty introduced a number of changes. Yet, in this area in particular the relation between the Union and its Member States remains unclear. This article raises a number of questions that emerge on the basis of the new ambitions of the EU, in particular in relation to the division of international responsibility between the EU and its Member States.

Suggested Citation

Wessel, Ramses A., Division of International Responsibility between the EU and its Member States in the Area of Foreign Policy, Security and Defence Policy (2011). Amsterdam Law Forum, Vol. 3, No. 3, 2011, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1927215

Ramses A. Wessel (Contact Author)

University of Groningen - Faculty of Law ( email )

9700 AS Groningen
Netherlands

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