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By: Aiko Morii       It is still not clear who will succeed Catherine Ashton as the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy (HR). The leaders of the...

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The EU as a growing diplomatic actor

March 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Aiko Morii     Diplomacy was considered to be something reserved for the sovereign State in modern history. In 1626, the Cardinal Richelieu centralized diplomacy and established the first foreign ministry in France as...

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High Representative Catherine Ashton at a debate in the European Parliament on the CFSP and CSDP, May 11, 2011. Photo credit: European Parliament (creative commons)

The benefits of efficient EU-coordinated diplomacy

September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

By: Elko BrummelmanFollow @ElkoBrummelman  Elko Brummelman holds an MA in International Relations/ European Integration from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands.   Since one month I have the interesting opportunity of taking a closer look...

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By: Niels Goet Follow @NielsGoet   When the European External Action Service (EEAS) was launched in 2010, the European Council decided that a review on the organisation and functioning of the EEAS should be submitted...

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