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About this book
This text focuses on the EU in the world, examining the EU as an international actor, and assesses the role of human rights, sustainable development, humanitarian assistance, and aid coherence and complementarity as important elements of EU policies towards developing countries. It assembles student essays from College of Europe, Bruges, within an innovative multi disciplinary framework and will be of interest to those concerned with international relations, diplomacy, law, economics, and European studies.
Acknowledgements - Notes on the Contributors - Glossary of Acronyms - Introduction - PART I: THE EUROPEAN UNION IN THE WORLD - The EU as an International Actor; C.Cosgrove-Sacks - European Union Support for Regional Integration Initiatives in Developing Countries; C.Santos - The European Commission's Institutional Framework for Development Policy; I.D.C.Ureta - PART II: HUMAN RIGHTS AND DEMOCRACY IN EU POLICIES TOWARDS DEVELOPING COUNTRIES - The European Union's Human Rights policy Towards Developing Countries: A Constitutional and Legal Analysis; I.S.Sanchez - The Clauses of Democratic Conditionality in the European Union's External Relations; M.Giorello - The European Union's Human Rights Activity within the United Nations Commission for Human Rights; J.Bourke - Eurocentrism and Political Conditionality; G.Brusco - PART III: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN EU POLICIES TOWARDS DEVELOPING COUNTRIES - The European Community's Approach to Sustainable Development in its Relations with the Developing World; G.Simpson - Social Sustainable Development; E.C.Jimenez - Biodiversity Preservation Issues in the European Union's Development Cooperation Policy; C.Catarci - PART IV: EU POLICIES REGARDING HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE - The European Union and Humanitarian Assistance: Definition, International Context and Developments; A.Haglund - EU Humanitarian Cooperation with Partners: The Partnership Framework Agreement; D.Dalia - The European Union's Humanitarian Assistance as a Political Tool; R.Klages - PART V: COHERENCE AND COORDINATION IN EU DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION POLICY - Evolution of the Legal Framework of the European Union's Development Cooperation Policy; S.Barbagallo - The Quest for Coherence Between EU Policies: An Unattainable Goal?; A.Bell - Complementarity of the EU's Development Policy; G.Forwood - Coordination of the European Union's Development Cooperation Policy: Analysis and Future Prospects; A.C.Coutinho - PART VI: GLOBALIZATION AND EU DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION POLICY - WTO and European Community Trade Policies Towards Developing Countries; J.R.Delgado - The European Union's Development Cooperation Policy and Financial Globalization; S.Gueguen-Levinson - Europe, Diplomacy and Development Cooperation with the ACP Group; C.Cosgrove-Sacks - Index
CAROL COSGROVE-SACKS is Director of the Trade Division, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and a Professor at the College of Europe, Bruges. Before joining the United Nations, Dr Cosgrove-Sacks was an international business consultant, advising mainly on access to the European market and sources of international and investment. She is the author and editor of many books including The EU and Developing Countries: The Challenges of Globalization. - CARLA SANTOS works with Dr Cosgrove-Sacks at the College of Europe, Bruges, as an academic course assistant.