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"Interinstitutional Agreements in the CFSP: Parliamentarisation through the Backdoor?"

Maurer, Andreas and Kietz, Daniela and Volkel, Christian. (2005) "Interinstitutional Agreements in the CFSP: Parliamentarisation through the Backdoor?". In: UNSPECIFIED, Austin, Texas. (Unpublished)

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      Abstract

      [From the Introduction]. This paper tackles the puzzle of parliamentarisation by analysing the role of Interinstitutional Agreements (IIAs). The number of IIAs concluded between the EP, the Commission and the Council has sharply risen since the Maastricht Treaty. IIAs are designed to facilitate interinstitutional co-operation and prevent conflicts between the institutions. However, IIAs are more than just pragmatic answers to interinstitutional co-operation problems since they tend to strengthen the EP’s position in the EU’s constitutional set-up by expanding the EP’s control, information and legislative competencies, and placing it on an equal footing with the Council.

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      Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
      Uncontrolled Keywords: Parliamentarianism; Interinstitutional Agreements.
      Subjects for non-EU documents: EU policies and themes > External relations > foreign/security policy 1993--(includes CFSP/CESDP/ESS)
      EU policies and themes > EU institutions & developments > institutional development/policy > general
      EU policies and themes > EU institutions & developments > European Parliament
      Subjects for EU documents: UNSPECIFIED
      EU Series: UNSPECIFIED
      ["eprint_fieldname_eusries" not defined]: UNSPECIFIED
      EU Annual Reports: UNSPECIFIED
      Conference: European Union Studies Association (EUSA) > Biennial Conference > 2005 (9th), March 31-April 2, 2005
      Depositing User: Phil Wilkin
      Official EU Document: No
      Language: English
      Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2005
      Page Range: p. 18
      Last Modified: 15 Feb 2011 17:25
      URI: http://aei.pitt.edu/id/eprint/3072

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