The European Union’s Role in the Palestinian Territory after the Oslo Accords: Stillborn State-building

  title={The European Union’s Role in the Palestinian Territory after the Oslo Accords: Stillborn State-building},
  author={Dimitris Bouris},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary European Research},
  • Dimitris Bouris
  • Published 29 June 2010
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Contemporary European Research
The aim of this paper is to shed light on the debate about the European Union (EU)’s role as a state-builder in the case of the Palestinian Territory and in particular the extent to which EU policies and programmes in the area have been able to assist the process of state-building in Palestine in the aftermath of the 1993 Oslo Accords. By analysing the liberal peace and liberal democracy debate on the one hand and the EU’s state-building and conflict resolution policies on the other hand, the… 
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