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Post-Lisbonian Europe: EU Foreign Policy towards the Western Balkans

Published Online: 16 Mar 2013
Volume & Issue: Volume 8 (2012) - Issue 2 (December 2012)
Page range: 27 - 32
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eISSN
1857-8462
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01 Jul 2005
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2 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

This study has been conducted in order to investigate the role of EU in the new international order and its impact on the Europeanization of the Western Balkans. The paper has a theoretical approach and examines the role and European strategy in the new order, its policy of enlargement, with particular emphasis on its foreign policy towards the Western Balkans after the ratification of the Lisbon Treaty. EU engagement in the processes in the Balkans has been and remains crucial to the security and stability of this region. This study explores and analyzes in detail the strategy of EU enlargement and the Western Balkan progress towards this integration.

The strategy of the EU enlargement and the analysis of European foreign policy towards the Western Balkans clearly demonstrate the commitment of this organization for the future of the Western Balkans and Europe in general.

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