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Authors: Heidi Maurer and Kristi Raik

and efficient eu foreign policy. The Lisbon Treaty emphasized the strengthening of the eu diplomatic toolkit by establishing the European External Action Service ( eeas ) and radically reforming the eu ’s diplomatic representation. European Commission delegations were upgraded to eu delegations

In: The Hague Journal of Diplomacy
Author: Edith Drieskens

transformed into EU delegations. Taking over some of the responsibilities of the rotating Council Presidency, they are also responsible for representing the EU regarding the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP). This article examines this new type of delegation and highlights the main challenges that

In: The Hague Journal of Diplomacy
Author: Özlem Terzi

) delegations and eu member states’ embassies find themselves, because of the combination of Turkey’s candidate status and the high level of emergency that many common foreign and security policy ( cfsp ) issues concerning the region represent. The eu Delegation in Ankara is an extending arm of the European

In: The Hague Journal of Diplomacy
Author: Dorina Baltag

Introduction The aim for a stronger and more coherent European Union ( eu ) has been reinforced by the Lisbon Treaty with the introduction, inter alia , of the European External Action Service ( eeas ). The creation of the eeas and the upgrade to eu delegations on the ground can be seen

In: The Hague Journal of Diplomacy
Author: Federica Bicchi

Delegations European cooperation in the southern Mediterranean countries is a crowded affair. In this diplomatic landscape, eu member states have maintained and even increased their presence on the ground. eu delegations are also robust, in terms of size and composition, compared to other eu

In: The Hague Journal of Diplomacy
Author: Federica Bicchi

terms of information gathering. EU delegations have started to produce regular political reports that, although not identical to reports produced by national embassies, tend to fulfil a very similar function. Finally, the EEAS has also contributed to overcoming some of the limitations to information

In: The Hague Journal of Diplomacy

EU has an active and passive jus legationis and manages its own diplomatic service. Through the years, the scope and number of diplomatic missions has strongly expanded. 27 Legal questions on EU delegations and their status will be tackled below. The EU’s External Relations Machinery and

In: The Hague Journal of Diplomacy

European Union ( tfeu ) merely states that ‘Union delegations in third countries and at international organizations shall represent the Union’. 3 A closer look at the diplomatic practice, therefore, is not just enlightening, but requisite. At first sight, eu delegations’ activities do not differ

In: The Hague Journal of Diplomacy

pages of the eu delegation to Egypt and that of the eeas . The fourth part is analysis of the content of the two pages with regard to three aspects: informing; engaging; and promoting. The last part focuses on the consistency or inconsistency of the eu ’s policies and rhetoric towards Egypt, using

In: The Hague Journal of Diplomacy

Head of the EU Delegation to the United Nations in New York, United Nations; born: 1957, Lisbon, Portugal; education: Univ. of Lisbon; professional career: journalist; joined European Commission, 1982; held several senior positions within EC; Head of Cabinet of EC President José Manuel Barroso