Small states in multilateral negotiations. What have we learned?

  title={Small states in multilateral negotiations. What have we learned?},
  author={Diana Panke},
  journal={Cambridge Review of International Affairs},
  pages={387 - 398}
  • D. Panke
  • Published 1 September 2012
  • Business
  • Cambridge Review of International Affairs
There are many small states in the international system, which have considerably fewer capacities than their bigger counterpart. The study of multilateral negotiations in the European Union (EU), conferences taking place under the umbrella of the United Nations (UN), negotiations on the set up of an International Criminal Court (ICC), as well as the compliance bargaining in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) reveals that small states can sometimes be very influential—despite their size. Small… 
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