EU Diplomacy Papers

 

 

The Department publishes a series of working papers dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of the European Union’s external relations and external aspects of EU internal policies. The EU Diplomacy Papers offer a platform for debate to visiting professors, staff and students as well as external contributors.

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1/2015 (January 2015)

Piotr Kobza, Political Counsellor at the Embassy of Poland in The Hague

Civilian Power Europe in the Arctic: How Far Can the European Union Go North? (443.32 KB PDF)
10/2014 (December 2014)

Dimitar Dermendzhiev, Alumnus of the Voltaire promotion

The Emergence of a Network of ‘European Embassies’: Increasing Cooperation between EU Delegations and Member State Diplomatic Missions (456.73 KB PDF)
9/2014 (November 2014)

Eleanor Friel, Alumna of the Voltaire Promotion

Riding or Reaping the Whirlwind? An Account of the EU’s Engagement with Insecurity in Northern Nigeria (502.48 KB PDF)
8/2014 (November 2014)

Juliane Schmidt, Alumna of the Voltaire Promotion

Between Irrelevance and Integration? New Challenges to Diplomacy in the 21st Century and the Role of the EEAS (412.18 KB PDF)
7/2014 (October 2014)

Nicola Del Medico, Academic Assistant, Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies

A Black Knight in the Eastern Neighbourhood? Russia and EU Democracy Promotion in Armenia and Moldova (499.76 KB PDF)
6/2014 (October 2014)

Adam Kaznowski, Alumnus of the Voltaire Promotion

Defying the Treaty: The Influence of the Polish and Lithuanian Council Presidencies on the Development of the Eastern Partnership (464.45 KB PDF)
5/2014 (October 2014)

Nikolaj Borreschmidt, Alumnus of the Voltaire Promotion

The EU’s Human Rights Promotion in China and Myanmar: Trading Rights for Might? (465.25 KB PDF)
4/2014 (May 2014)

Benjamin Thibaut Denis, Alumnus of the Charles Darwin Promotion

Afghan Opium and the EU: Fighting the War Economy through Development Cooperation (493.99 KB PDF)
3/2014 (May 2014)

Leander Leenders, Alumnus of the Václav Havel Promotion

EU Sanctions: A Relevant Foreign Policy Tool? (518.05 KB PDF)
2/2014 (May 2014)

Dirk Buschle, Deputy Director of the Energy Community Secretariat

Exporting the Internal Market – Panacea or Nemesis for the European Neighbourhood Policy? Lessons from the Energy Community (486.56 KB PDF)
1/2014 (January 2014)

Georg Haßlinger, Alumnus of the Václav Havel Promotion

Climate Conundrums at High Altitude (552.5 KB PDF)
8/2013 (November 2013)

Carl Baudenbacher, President of the EFTA Court

The Judicial Dimension of the European Neighbourhood Policy (496.42 KB PDF)
7/2013 (October 2013)

Domhnall O’Sullivan, Alumnus of the Václav Havel Promotion

Road to Proscription: The EU and Hezbollah since the Arab Spring (465.72 KB PDF)
6/2013 (October 2013)

Mirko Woitzik, Alumnus of the Václav Havel Promotion

Pure Business, Law Enforcement or Sheer Politics? The EU’s WTO Complaints against Chinese Export Restrictions on Raw Materials (443.95 KB PDF)
5/2013 (August 2013)

Hrant Kostanyan, BOF Research Fellow at the Centre for EU Studies, Ghent University, and Associate Research Fellow at CEPS, Brussels, and Bruno Vandecasteele, FWO PhD candidate at the Centre for EU Studies, Ghent University

The EuroNest Parliamentary Assembly: The European Parliament as a Socializer of its Counterparts in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood? (408.77 KB PDF)
4/2013 (February 2013)

Raphaël Metais, Charles Thépaut & Stephan Keukeleire (eds.), TOTAL Chair of EU Foreign Policy, College of Europe 

The European Union’s Rule of Law Promotion in its Neighbourhood: A Structural Foreign Policy Analysis (1.06 MB PDF)
3/2013 (January 2013)

Raphaël Metais, Research Assistant, TOTAL Chair of EU Foreign Policy, and Academic Assistant, Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies

Ensuring Energy Security in Europe: The EU between a Market-based and a Geopolitical Approach (448.7 KB PDF)
2/2013 (January 2013)

Martin Minarik, alumnus of the Marie Curie-Skłodowska Promotion

Approximation to EU Technical Standards with and without the Promise of Membership: the Cases of Slovakia and Ukraine (454.74 KB PDF)
1/2013 (January 2013)

Thomas Stiegler, alumnus of the Marie Curie-Skłodowska Promotion

Reaching for a Calculator or a Mirror? Why the EU Joins International Human Rights Treaties (499.56 KB PDF)
9/2012 (October 2012)

Sylvain Duhamel, almnus of the Marie Curie-Skłodowska Promotion

L’usage des mesures restrictives autonomes de l’Union européenne: deux poids deux mesures ou des mesures de poids ? (457.16 KB PDF)
8/2012 (October 2012)

David Smith, alumnus of the Marie Curie-Skłodowska Promotion

International Financial Regulation: A Role for the Eurozone? (730.5 KB PDF)
7/2012 (September 2012)

Kirsten Lucas, Alumna of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Promotion

1 + 1 = 3? EU-US Voting Cohesion in the United Nations General Assembly (765.87 KB PDF)
6/2012 (August 2012)

Vincent Laporte, Academic Assistant, Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies

The European Union – an Expanding Security Community? (462.62 KB PDF)
5/2012 (July 2012)

Laura Richardson, Alumna of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Promotion.

The Post-Lisbon Role of the European Parliament in the EU’s Common Commercial Policy: Implications for Bilateral Trade Negotiations (549.57 KB PDF)
4/2012 (July 2012)

Konstantinos Hazakis, Assistant Professor of International Economic Relations and Development, Democritus University of Thrace, and Professor Filippos Proedrou, Lecturer in International Relations, International Faculty of the University of Sheffield City College, Thessaloniki.

EU-Russia Energy Diplomacy: The Need for an Active Strategic Partnership (517.32 KB PDF)
3/2012 (March 2012)

Sieglinde Gstöhl, Director of Studies, EU International Relations and Diplomacy Study Programme, College of Europe.

European Union Diplomacy: What Role for Training? (1.89 MB PDF)
2/2012 (February 2012)

Martin Schmid, Alumnus of the Albert Einstein promotion

The Deputisation of the High Representative/ Vice-President of the Commission: Making the Impossible Job Work (552.66 KB PDF)
1/2012 (January 2012)

Malthe Munkøe, Consultant at Dansk Erhverv / The Danish Chamber of Commerce

The 2011 Debacle over Danish Border Control: A Mismatch of Domestic and European Games (446.95 KB PDF)
8/2011 (December 2011)

Paul Quinn (ed.), former Academic Assistant, currently working in a diplomatic Mission to the EU in Brussels

Making European Diplomacy Work: Can the EEAS Deliver? (572.57 KB PDF)
10/2011 (December 2011)

Anselm Ritter, Alumnus of the Albert Einstein promotion

The EU’s Gas Security of Supply: Risk Analysis and Management (508.46 KB PDF)
7/2011 (October 2011)

Jannik Knauer, Alumnus of the Albert Einstein promotion

EUFOR Althea: Appraisal and Future Perspectives of the EU’s Former Flagship Operation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (640 KB PDF)
6/2011 (October 2011)

Charles Thépaut, Research Assistant at the TOTAL Chair of EU Foreign Policy, College of Europe

Can the EU Pressure Dictators? Reforming ENP Conditionality after the ‘Arab Spring’ (706.5 KB PDF)
9/2011 (September 2011)

Nathan Dufour, Alumnus of the Albert Einstein Promotion

Thinking Further about EU-Russia Cooperation: Drug Trafficking and Related Issues in Central Asia (632.28 KB PDF)
5/2011 (August 2011)

Erika Márta Szabó, Alumna of the Albert Einstein Promotion

Background Vocals: What Role for the Rotating Presidency in the EU’s External Relations post-Lisbon? (796.76 KB PDF)
4/2011 (July 2011)

Dieter Mahncke, Visiting Professor at the College of Europe

Post-modern Diplomacy: Can EU Foreign Policy Make a Difference in World Politics? (525.32 KB PDF)
3/2011 (March 2011)

Bart van Liebergen, Alumnus of the Charles Darwin Promotion

American War, European Struggle? Analyzing the Influence of Domestic Politics on the ISAF Contributions of EU Member States (752.11 KB PDF)
2/2011 (March 2011)

Mireia Paulo Noguera, Executive Director of ADASI Association

The EU-China Strategic Partnership in Climate Change: The Biodiversity Programme (746.49 KB PDF)
1/2011 (January 2011)

Mitja Mertens, Ph.D. candidate at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg (Germany)

The International Criminal Court: A European Success Story? (799.44 KB PDF)
11/2010 (November 2010)

Nicole Koenig, PhD fellow, Marie Curie Initial Training Network on EU External Action

The EU and NATO: Towards a Joint Future in Crisis Management? (456.98 KB PDF)
10/2010 (November 2010)

Mario Giuseppe Varrenti, Alumnus of the Charles Darwin Promotion

EU Development Cooperation after Lisbon: The Role of the European External Action Service (792.84 KB PDF)
9/2010 (September 2010)

Jan Weisensee, Alumnus of the Charles Darwin Promotion and Business Assistant at a Brussels-based consultancy

Measuring European Foreign Policy Impact. The EU and the Georgia Crisis of 2008 (703.09 KB PDF)
8/2010 (August 2010)

Athanasia Kanli, Attorney at Law, Alumna of the Charles Darwin Promotion

Is the European Union Fighting the War for Children? The EU Policy on the Rights of Children Affected by Armed Conflict (692.3 KB PDF)
7/2010 (July 2010)

André Ghione, Academic Assistant at the College of Europe, Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies

Pushing the Boundaries: DG Enlargement between Internal and External Environments (654.45 KB PDF)
6/2010 (June 2010)

Jan Steinkohl, Alumnus of the Marcus Aurelius Promotion

Normative Power Rivalry? The European Union, Russia and the Question of Kosovo (560.04 KB PDF)
5/2010 (March 2010)

Egemen Bağış, Turkish Minister for EU Affairs and Chief Negotiator

Turkey's EU Membership Process: Prospects and Challenges (458.96 KB PDF)
4/2010 (March 2010)

Camilla Hansen, Alumna of the Marcus Aurelius Promotion

Non-Governmental Organisations and the European Union’s Promotion of Human Rights in China: NGO Influence or NO Influence? (660.51 KB PDF)
3/2010 (March 2010)

Herman van Rompuy, President of the European Council

The Challenges for Europe in a Changing World (415.22 KB PDF)
2/2010 (January 2010)

Sophie Lecoutre, Alumna of the Marcus Aurelius Promotion

US Shift Towards "Smart Power" and its Impact on the Transatlantic Security Partnership (622.69 KB PDF)
1/2010 (January 2010)

Severin Peters, Communication Consultant at GTZ

Strategic Communication for Crisis Management Operations of International Organisations: ISAF Afghanistan and EULEX Kosovo (640.53 KB PDF)
9/2009 (December 2009)

Anne Tiedemann, Alumna of the Marcus Aurelius Promotion

EU Market Access Teams: New Instruments to Tackle Non-tariff Barriers to Trade (588.86 KB PDF)
8/2009 (November 2009)

Paul Meerts (ed.), Netherlands Institute of International Relations ‘Clingendael’ at The Hague and Visiting Professor at the College of Europe

Negotiating with the Russian Bear: Lessons for the EU? (846.88 KB PDF)
7/2009 (October 2009)

Hugo de Melo Palma, Academic Assistant at the College of Europe, Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies

European by Force and by Will: Portugal and the European Security and Defence Policy (635.97 KB PDF)
6/2009 (September 2009)

Mathias Dobbels, Alumnus of the Marcus Aurelius Promotion

Serbia and the ICTY: How Effective Is EU Conditionality? (619.34 KB PDF)
4/2009 (August 2009)

Alice Serar, Alumna of the Anna Politkovskaya/Hrant Dink Promotion

Tackling Today's Complex Crises: EU-US Cooperation in Civilian Crisis Management (578.37 KB PDF)
5/2009 (August 2009)

Judith Huigens, Junior Lecturer at the Department of Political Science, University of Amsterdam and Arne Niemann, Lecturer in European Integration Studies and International Relations at the Department of Political Science, University of Amsterdam

The EU within the G8:A Case of Ambiguous and Contested Actorness (705.83 KB PDF)
3/2009 (June 2009)

Joris Larik, Visiting Lecturer, School of International Studies at the University of Dresden

Two Ships in the Night or in the Same Boat Together? Why the European Court of Justice Made the Right Choice in the Kadi Case (750.58 KB PDF)
2/2009 (June 2009)

Quinlan Carthane, Legal Assistant, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

A Misleading Promise? Rethinking European Support for Biofuels (696.96 KB PDF)
1/2009 (January 2009)

Monika Tocha, Research Assistant, Institute of Political Science at the University of Heidelberg

The EU and Iran’s Nuclear Programme: Testing the Limits of Coercive Diplomacy (673.2 KB PDF)
8/2008 (November 2008)

Giuseppe Balducci, Research Assistant at the InBev-Baillet Latour Chair of European Union-China Relations, College of Europe

Inside Normative Power Europe: Actors and Processes in the European Promotion of Human Rights in China (356.11 KB PDF)
7/2008 (November 2008)

Jing Men, InBev-Baillet Latour Professor of European Union-China Relations at the College of Europe

EU-China Relations: from Engagement to Marriage? (323.93 KB PDF)
6/2008 (November 2008)

Anne-Claire Marangoni, Alumna of the Anna Politkovskaya/Hrant Dink Promotion

Le financement des opérations militaires de l’UE : des choix nationaux pour une politique européenne de sécurité et de défense ? (464.28 KB PDF)
5/2008 (July 2008)

Fredrick Lee-Ohlsson, Academic Assistant at the College of Europe, Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies

Sweden and the Development of the European Security and Defence Policy: A Bi-Directional Process of Europeanisation (539.61 KB PDF)
4/2008 (May 2008)

Davide Bonvicini (ed.), Academic Assistant at the College of Europe, Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies

Playing Three-Level Games in the Global Economy. Case Studies from the EU (596.6 KB PDF)
2/2008 (February 2008)

Pier-Carlo Padoan, Deputy Secretary-General of the OECD and Visiting Professor at the College of Europe

Europe and Global Economic Governance (398.6 KB PDF)
3/2008 (February 2008)

Sieglinde Gstöhl, Permanent Professor at the College of Europe, Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies

A Neighbourhood Economic Community - finalité économique for the ENP ? (406.05 KB PDF)
1/2008 (January 2008)

Yann Boulay, Alumnus of the Copernicus Promotion

L'Agence Européenne de Défense: avancée décisive ou désillusion pour une Europe de la défense en quête d'efficacité?
6/2007 (November 2007)

Sahar Arfazadeh Roudsari, Alumna of the Copernicus Promotion

Talking Away the Crisis? The E3/EU-Iran Negotiations on Nuclear Issues (441.9 KB PDF)
5/2007 (August 2007)

Martin Konstantin Köhring, Political Risk and Business Environment Analyst, London, Alumnus of the Copernicus Promotion

Beyond ‘Venus and Mars’: Comparing Transatlantic Approaches to Democracy Promotion
4/2007 (June 2007)

Jan Wouters, Professor of International Law and International Organisations; Director, Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies and Institute for International Law, Catholic University of Leuven

The United Nations & the European Union: Partners in Multilateralism (366.57 KB PDF)
3/2007 (June 2007)

Sieglinde Gstöhl, Permanent Professor, Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies, College of Europe, Bruges

Political Dimensions of an Externalization of the EU’s Internal Market
2/2007 (February 2007)

Jean-Victor Louis, Honorary Professor of the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

The European Union: from External Relations to Foreign Policy? (368.48 KB PDF)
1/2007 (January 2007)

Jorge Sampaio, UN Special Envoy to Stop Tuberculosis and former President of Portugal

Global Answers to Global Problems: Health as a Global Public Good (310.06 KB PDF)
2/2006 (December 2006)

Günter Burghardt, Visiting Professor, College of Europe

The European Union's Transatlantic Relationship (487.46 KB PDF)
1/2006 (November 2006)

H.E. Karel De Gucht, Belgian Minister for Foreign Affairs

Shifting EU Foreign Policy into Higher Gear (419.39 KB PDF)