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The European Union and the International Legal Order : Discord or Harmony? - Vincent Kronenberger

The European Union and the International Legal Order

Discord or Harmony?

By: Vincent Kronenberger (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 6th June 2001
ISBN: 9789067041294
Number Of Pages: 640

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Important practical and theoretical issues remain to be explored and discussed in respect of the so-called three pillars of the European Union (European Communities, Common Foreign and Security Policy, Police and Judicial Co-operation in Criminal Matters) in relation to international law. In practical examples, developed in 25 original essays written by both practitioners and scholars from European institutions and universities, this book seeks to stimulate discussion on relations and conflicts between the EU and international legal orders. Current issues are addressed including the suspension of rights of Member States in international organisations, the definition of the precautionary principle under WTO and EC law, the UN Convention against transnational organised crime, and the participation of the EU; the EU and its involvement in international humanitarian law, and the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights related to international instruments.

Foreword
Introduction
List of contributors
The European Union and International Law
Legal personality of the European Union - international and institutional aspects
Suspension of rights by international organisations
The European Union, the European Communities and other international organizations
The European Union and international human rights instruments
Relationship between the European convention on human rights and EU charter of fundamental rights - some proposals for a coherent system of human rights protection in Europe
The European Communities and the International Legal Order
Thirty years of case-law by the European court of justice on international law
A pragmatic approach towards its integration
Decisions of bodies established by international agreements and the community legal order
Individual third countries, member states, the European Community and the world at large
How do they fit together? A very general reflection of a very particular case
How safe is safe? The EU, the USA and the WTO codex alimentarius debate on food safety issues
Regulating scientific expertise with regard to risks deriving from genetically modified organisms - procedural rules on risk assessment committees under European Community and international law
The international government procurement agreement and the EC legal order
The European Community, the WTO-TRIPs agreement and the WIPO conventions
EC liability for non-implementation of adopted WTO panels and appellate body reports - the example of the 'innocent exporters' in the banana case
Extraterritoriality and international co-operation - the state of play in EC-USA relations in competition matters
International and community obligations of the member states in the field of social security schemes - which impact for migrant workers? Barbara
A hurdled admission: the integration of candidate countries into the area of freedom, security and justice
Common Foreign and Security Policy and the International Legal Order
The conclusion of international agreements under Article 24 of the treaty on European Union
Common foreign and security policy - international law aspects of the association of third states with the common positions of the council of the European Union
The European Union as an actor within the United Nations general assembly
The EU as a black widow: devouring the WEU to give birth to a European security and defence policy
Inter-pillar approaches to the European security and defence policy - the economic aspects of security
European Union practice in the field of international humanitarian law - an overview
Justice and Home Affairs, Police and Judicial Co-operation in Criminal Matters and the International Legal Order
The United Nations convention against transnational organised crime and the European Union
A treaty labyrinth of legal co-operation in criminal matters - can Europe find Ariadne's thread?
International conventions and EU Law on the illegal trafficking of cultural goods - complementarity and conflicts
Legal and technical aspects of co-operation between EUROPOL, third states and INTERPOL
List of abbreviations
Detailed table of contents
Table of cases
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ISBN: 9789067041294
ISBN-10: 9067041297
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 640
Published: 6th June 2001
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 24.94 x 16.26  x 3.66
Weight (kg): 1.11