European Union Delegations in EU Foreign Policy: A by F. Austermann

By F. Austermann

This primary entire learn of the EU's diplomatic illustration on the earth, the EEAS, this e-book seeks to appreciate why it has did not formulate a centralised coverage in the direction of exterior states. It additionally analyses why the EEAS has extra good fortune in centralising diplomatic constructions in constructing international locations than with a few financial companions.

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Traditionally, diplomacy is seen as ‘high politics,’ and even though the distinction of high and low politics is blurred and hence disputed, not least due to globalization, it is not entirely obsolete. After all, states are more ready to compromise their sovereignty in some policy fields than in others. This is also true for the European Union. This is why we will now examine the stipulations of the Lisbon Treaty, which has established the European External Action Service (EEAS), so as to find out in how far it – theoretically – centralizes European diplomacy (cf.

46). Overall, maintaining embassies is still advantageous to support diplomatic relations. Nevertheless, too much Neo-Realist-style skepticism about globalization’s impact on traditional diplomatic practice is inappropriate. While embassies are not vanishing, they are certainly being transformed, just as nation-state sovereignty is being transformed by globalization. Some old characteristics remain, new ones emerge, and synergies are formed. A central characteristic of globalization challenging nation-state sovereignty is that states today face similar problems.

629). The next section will further investigate whether or not such skepticism is justified by analyzing the centralization of European diplomacy. Centralization of European diplomacy So far, the dissipation of state sovereignty in the course of globalization to all sides, notably upwards, towards international organizations has been stressed. ’ This phenomenon of centralization of state sovereignty includes planned transferal of competences from the national to the supranational level, and spontaneous dissipation, which may be beyond the control of nation-state governments.

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