A Panorama of Two Decades of EU External Relations Law

Piet Eeckhout

in Continuity and Change in EU Law

Published in print March 2008 | ISBN: 9780199219032
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191711862 | DOI:
 A Panorama of Two Decades of EU External Relations Law

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This chapter discusses two decades of external relations law, focusing on continuity and change. It considers the evolving external powers of the EU, where the focus will be on the interaction between trade and foreign policy; it then looks at the effects which international agreements and international law produce in EU law. The contributions by Advocate General Jacobs are highlighted.

Keywords: European Union; external relations; external power; trade; foreign policy; international agreements; international law; Advocate General Francis Jacobs

Chapter.  7428 words. 

Subjects: EU Law

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