the EU has developed a Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP)- is a mechanism
for adopting common principles and guidelines on political and security issues,
committing to common diplomatic approaches, and undertaking joint actions, and a
1. What is economic power?
-Economic power as hard power?
Two effects of foreign trade (Hirschman 1980)
o Want the nation you trade with to depend on you more than you need
them. (Influence effect). If you are dependent on the needed country, you
Week 7: Europower: Introducing a common currency
What is monetary power?
Historical development of EU monetary integration
Transition to the Euro
o Three stage transition
o Convergence criteria (economic criteria if joining the Eu
What is development aid and how can it influence normative power?
Development and foundations of EU development aid
International goals and commitments
EU policies and programs
EU self-image on aid: Normative power?
Development is key in EUs e
The Eurozone Debt Crisis: Stumbling toward a Genuine EMU
Background on the Eurozone:
Member-states of the EU no longer control their monetary policy. 17 countries are involved
except UK and Denmark.
The bailouts: Greece, Ireland, Portugal
Magnitude of ba
Notes for EU 11/13/12
Human rights in external affairs
o Concerns for consistency
o Policies, tools, and institutions
Human rights in bilateral and multilateral relations
o Changes in international environment/challenges of human rights promotion
Notas para El prncipe por Macchiavello 1.11.12
Segn Macchiavello, las personas buenas son las que ganan y las malas son las que
Macchiavello no quiere limitar el deseo. La cosa ms importante para Macchiavello es
ganar o fallar/perder.
La fe es