Written by a broad range of international experts, The European Union and Global Engagement examines the current state of the European Union and its relationship with the world. The book presents fresh perspectives on the interplay between EU internal developments and its global engagement. While considering the impact and presence of the EU around the world, the collection has a particular focus on the Asia-Pacific region.
This interdisciplinary book is an essential and accessible resource for students and scholars of European studies, as well as for public servants, business practitioners, researchers and journalists. It will appeal to everyone who seeks to understand the fast-moving policy developments in the EU’s actions on the world stage.
Institutions, Policies and Challenges
Chapter 5: The third era of the Common Agricultural Policy: parliamentary politics meet globalization
Subjects: politics and public policy, european politics and policy, international relations
With the advent of the Lisbon Treaty, the rules of the game shaping Europe’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) have been significantly changed. Under the Lisbon Treaty, the European Parliament now has co-decisional power side-by-side with the Council of Ministers. This constitutes, on paper at least, a radical transformation. What does the parliamentarization of European Union (EU) politics bode for the liberalization of the CAP and the larger issue of the role of the EU in global trade talks? This chapter explores what might happen when parliamentary politics meets global regulation. Indeed, traditionally, international pressure mediated by the global trade negotiations, has been perceived as the main factor of agricultural reform, securing the CAP on a more liberal course.
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