By B. Germond
The ecu Union has turn into a maritime actor, engaging in counter-piracy and maritime capacity-building operations and actively facing maritime security, fisheries security, port safety, maritime surveillance and counter-immigration at sea.
The Union's rules, mechanisms and actions concerning the maritime area are actually sponsored via a Maritime protection procedure, followed by way of the Council in June 2014.
This leading edge publication bills for the traits in maritime procedure and seapower politics in addition to the new advancements within the box, either on the conceptual and useful point. It discusses the importance of the maritime area for ecu safety in most cases and for the ecu particularly.
Readers are supplied with the required instruments to significantly check the EU's power as an international maritime actor and overview why Europe's prosperity and defense rests on its capability to form occasions at sea.
Read or Download The Maritime Dimension of European Security: Seapower and the European Union PDF
Similar diplomacy books
The transformation of the BRIC acronym from an funding time period right into a family identify of foreign politics and, extra lately, right into a semi-institutionalized political outfit (called BRICS, with a capital ‘S’), is likely one of the defining advancements in overseas politics long ago decade. whereas the concept that is now prevalent within the common public debate and overseas media, there has now not but been a entire and scholarly research of the background of the BRICS time period.
This publication investigates kinfolk among Israel, the Palestinian territories and the eu Union via contemplating them as interlinked entities, with family among any of the 3 events affecting the opposite aspect. The participants to this edited quantity discover varied features of Israeli-Palestinian-European Union interconnectedness.
This e-book, in its attempt to formulate compatibility among Islamic legislation and the rules of overseas diplomatic legislation, argues that the necessity to harmonize the 2 criminal platforms and feature a radical cross-cultural figuring out among international locations usually to be able to improving unfettered diplomatic cooperation may be of paramount precedence.
The chilly warfare ruled global historical past for almost part a century, locking superpowers in a world contention that simply ended with the Soviet cave in. the main decisive moments of twentieth-century international relations happened whilst global leaders met face to face—from the mishandled summit in Munich, 1938, which prompted the second one global struggle, to Ronald Reagan's extraordinary chemistry with Mikhail Gorbachev at Geneva in 1985.
- The Calvo Clause: A problem of inter-American and international law and diplomacy
- Radicals and Reactionaries in Twentieth-Century International Thought
- Strategic Vision: America and the Crisis of Global Power
- Authority and Diplomacy from Dante to Shakespeare
- The Routledge Handbook of the Cold War
Additional resources for The Maritime Dimension of European Security: Seapower and the European Union
Chapter 4) but are also carried out at the edge of international law, which necessitates legal and political flexibility. Secondly, naval units are particularly versatile. Each unit is used to operating with varied objectives, under varied conditions, and in varied geographical areas. For example, a multipurpose frigate can, over the course of one year, participate in several operations and exercises in varied and distant locations. This versatility allows quickly setting up a naval strike force for ad hoc operations from units that were initially not (or not particularly) intended to participate in that very operation.
Philip E. Steinberg (1999: 411) especially emphasises the Romantics’ tendency to identify the sea as ‘a wild other’ while honouring ‘it as a space to be respected and, in some instances, idealized rather than vilified’. The sea is also a frontier space between the ‘us’ and the distant ‘them’. Being represented as an ‘empty’ space, that is to say, a mare nullius or at least a mare liberum, the sea is constructed as a medium through which power projection is facilitated. These representations ‘have served to support and constitute a system of power/knowledge that has maintained the The (Critical) Geopolitics of Seapower 27 systematic colonization, exploitation, and domination of lands lying beyond the ocean’s vast expanse’ (Steinberg, 2001: 38).
Until recently, only the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs were involved in the naval missions’ decision-making process. Due to the expansion of the security agenda, other ministries are involved, such as Agriculture and Environment (for fisheries protection), Transport (for maritime safety and security), and Home Office and Justice (for transnational criminality and illegal immigration). International organisations such as NATO and the EU can also be involved in the process of definition of naval missions through uploading nationally defined naval missions into their own strategy or downloading their strategic objectives into states’ ones.