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The European communities as an actor in international society

Taylor, Paul (1982) The European communities as an actor in international society. Journal of European Integration, 6 (1). pp. 7-41. ISSN 0703-6337

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Identification Number: 10.1080/07036338208428828

Abstract

In this article I evaluate the powers of the institutions of the European Communities, in particular the Commission, and those of the machinery for Political Cooperation (the so-called Davignon framework) as reflected in members' relations with the outside world. In the wide range of the Communities' external relations there were, through the 1970's and early 1980's, a number of illustrations of what might seem to have been actor-behaviour : the Communities appeared to be acting as a unit in international trade negotiations (the Tokyo Round),1 in conferences on North-South economic relations (the Conference on Economic International Co-operation in Paris, 1976-1977), and in East-West negotiations such as those at Helsinki in 1973-1975 ;2 and Member States produced joint initiatives, for instance, in relation to the Middle East crisis — as when they asserted, in 1980, that the Palestine Liberation Organisation should be a party to all settlements in that area — and in response to the more recent crisis in Poland.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.tandfonline.com.gate2.library.lse.ac.uk...
Additional Information: © 1982 Routledge
Divisions: International Relations
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Sets: Departments > International Relations
Date Deposited: 19 Feb 2016 12:40
Last Modified: 20 Nov 2019 06:01
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/65423

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