Essays about: "EU actorness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 essays containing the words EU actorness.

  1. 1. A TRANSATLANTIC DIVORCE AND THE TIME FOR EUROPEAN SOVEREIGNTY? - A study on how US foreign policy, during 2010-2020, impacted EU member state views on defence integration

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Julia Strandquist; [2021-06-28]
    Keywords : European Defence Integration; Transatlantic relationship; PESCO; France; Poland; Ireland; EU actorness;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the impact of US foreign policy, during 2010-2020, on EU member state willingnessto integrate defence, by utilizing a mixed-method approach. The objective of the study is to investigatehow EU member states reacted to the Obama administration’s ‘pivot to Asia’ and the election andpresidency of Donald Trump and whether those administrations contributed to further defenceintegration. READ MORE

  2. 2. Theorizing the External Actorness of the European Union in Global Development Governance : The Case of Aid Effectiveness in Post-Cotonou Development Policy

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Maria Ioannou-Naoum; [2021]
    Keywords : global development governance; aid effectiveness; EU actorness; Social Constructivism; Role Theory; norms; poverty eradication; foreign policy; development policy.;

    Abstract : The European Union (EU) is the world’s leading development donor, playing a pivotal role in shaping development norms. This paper aims to investigate the extent to which the EU has been effective in its external aid actorness towards global poverty eradication during the post-Cotonou negotiation period (2000-2020). READ MORE

  3. 3. The European Polar Identity - A narrative analysis of the EU Arctic Policy of 2008 and 2016

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Miriam Steinwall; [2021]
    Keywords : EU; Arctic; cooperation; narrative; policy; climate change; environment; security; identity; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The way an actor presents itself through a policy document could tell us a lot about – not only how the actor wants to be perceived – but also about what actorness the actor holds. To this foundation, this thesis studies the EU narrative identity presented in the EU Arctic Policy. READ MORE

  4. 4. The EU as a Global Actor in the Korean Conflict : Rising Stature Under External Restraints

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Statsvetenskap

    Author : Johannes Nordin; [2021]
    Keywords : EU-Korea relations; EU Actorness; Critical Engagement; Denuclearization; Korean Conflict; EU Global Strategy;

    Abstract : Following the 2017-2018 North Korea nuclear crisis and a decade of disinterest, scholarly attention to the EU’s involvement in the Korean conflict has steadily increased. This thesis compares EU actorness in the Korean conflict, spanning the periods 2011-2012 and 2018-2019, using parts of Rhinard’s and Sjöstedt’s (2019) new actorness framework. READ MORE

  5. 5. The European Union Development Policy between Intention and Public Perception: ​Analysing the Role of Feedback from Project Beneficiaries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Diana Casian; [2021]
    Keywords : feedback; development policy; European Union; public perception; actorness; participatory development; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The European Union’s development policy has the primary goal to eradicate poverty at the global level and to promote sustainable development. But is the EU doing enough effort to engage the voices and the needs of the poor in order to deliver locally informed aid projects? Emerging from these complex questions, the following research explores the importance and resourcefulness of an institutionalised feedback mechanism between the development agency of the EU and beneficiaries of its funded projects. READ MORE