EU's region-building and boundary-drawing policies: the European approach to the Southern Mediterranean and the Western Balkans

  title={EU's region-building and boundary-drawing policies: the European approach to the Southern Mediterranean and the Western Balkans},
  author={Nikolaos Tzifakis},
  journal={Journal of Southern Europe and the Balkans},
  pages={47 - 64}
The European Union (EU) has more and more assertively endeavored since the early 1990s to design approaches, device instruments and implement policies towards the rest of the world. The development of the EU’s external relations has not only been a consequence of the deepening of its integration but also, a prerequisite for the latter’s further advancement. The EU’s greater role in world affairs has also been brought about by systemic developments such as the break-up of the cold war… Expand
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