The European Union at the United Nations: Intersecting Multilateralisms

The European Union at the United Nations: Intersecting Multilateralisms

by K. Laatikainen, K. Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403995346

ISBN-13: 9781403995346

Pub. Date: 04/13/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

This is the first book to examine in-depth the EU's relationship with the UN and to analyze critically the EU's contribution to 'effective multilateralism'. The contributors show that the EU most often fails to make the UN as effective as it should be in addressing global challenges.

Overview

This is the first book to examine in-depth the EU's relationship with the UN and to analyze critically the EU's contribution to 'effective multilateralism'. The contributors show that the EU most often fails to make the UN as effective as it should be in addressing global challenges.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403995346
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
04/13/2006
Series:
Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics Series
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures Notes on the Contributors List of Abbreviations Introduction: The European Union at the United Nations: Leader, Partner or Failure?; K.V.Laatikainen & K.E.Smith PART 1: BACKGROUND AND FRAMEWORK EU Representation and Coordination within the United Nations; M.Farrell PART 2: THE POLITICS OF NATIONAL INTEREST AND EU POLICY COORDINATION IN THE UN The European Powers in the Security Council: Differing Interests, Differing Arenas; C.Hill Pushing Soft Power: Middle Power Diplomacy at the UN; K.V.Laatikainen Returned to Europe? The Central and East European Member States at the Heart of the EU; E.Johansson-Nogués PART 3: THE EU IN UN POLICY ARENAS Effective Multilateralism and Collective Security: Empowering the UN; S.Biscop & E.Drieskens The EU in Geneva: Coordinating Policy in the Economic and Social Arrangements of the United Nations System; P.Taylor The European Union, Human Rights and the United Nations; K.E.Smith EU-UN Environmental Relations: Shared Competence and Effective Multilateralism; C.Damro PART 4: CONCLUSIONS Intersecting Multilateralisms: The European Union and Multilateral Institutions; K.E.Jørgensen Bibliography Index

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