|Author (Person)||Cogen, Marc|
|Content Type||Textbook | Monograph|
An Introduction to European Intergovernmental Organisations provides an up-to-date and accessible reference to European intergovernmental organisations other than the European Union.
The EU is so dominant that people often overlook the multitude of older and newer, smaller and larger intergovernmental organisations rooted in the history of contemporary Europe which continue to help shape its future. The specialised character of these organisations adds value to cooperation in Europe as a whole, creates permanent channels of communication regardless of EU membership and allows the possibility for non-European involvement through organisations such as the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and NATO. It also allows sub regional groups of states, such as the Nordic countries or the Benelux countries to exist and express their own identity via their own organisations.
This book looks at the history of Non-EU organisations, their decision-making characteristics, membership policies, legal powers actions and interactions with each other and the European Union. A uniform scheme of analysis is used to make European intergovernmental organisations comparable and by studying them we gain a deeper understanding and insight into European affairs.
Part II Political and Security Sectors:
Part III Science:
Part IV River Commissions and Environmental Organisations:
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Countries / Regions||Europe|