Decentralised Integration?
 Fundamental Rights Protection
in the EU Common Foreign and Security Policy

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Table of Contents: I. Introduction. – II. Mandatory respect for EU fundamental rights in CFSP. – II.1. CFSP as distinct framework embedded in the EU legal order. – II.2. Horizontal obligation to respect fundamental rights in the EU. – II.3. Mainstreaming fundamental rights in CFSP decision-making. – III. Derogatory enforcement of EU fundamental...

The Distribution of Powers Between EU
 Institutions for Conducting External Affairs through Non-Binding Instruments

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Table of Contents: I. Introduction. – II. Decisions authorising the signature of non-binding agreements as acts “intended to produce legal effects”. – III. Clarifying the respective scope of Arts 16 and 17 TEU. – IV. Concluding remarks.

Abstract: The increasing tendency of the EU to resort to non-...

Public Procurement, Social Policy and Minimum Wage Regulation for Posted Workers: Towards a More Balanced Socio-Economic Integration Process?

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Table of Contents: I. Introduction: pursuing multiple policy objectives via public procurement. – II. Cross-border provision of services and the Posted Workers Directive. – III. Growing inequality and national procurement law. – IV. The decision RegioPost. – V. Conclusion.

Abstract: Income...

A Global Solution to a Global Refugee Crisis

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Table of Contents: I. The Refugee Convention’s commitment to self-sufficiency. – II. The ground reality of dependency. – III. Diagnosing the problem. – IV. The challenge. – V. A five-point plan. – V.1. Reform must address the circumstances of all States, not just the powerful few. – V.2. Plan for, rather than simply react to, refugee movements. – V....

Refugees, the European Union and the “Dublin system”. The Reasons for a Crisis

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Table of Contents: I. The current scenario. Dublin and Schengen in crisis? – II. The initiatives of the European institutions. A censurable delay. The need for solidarity between Member States. – III. The first derogation of the “Dublin system”. The controversial mechanism of replacement and the institutionalisation of exceptions. – IV. The...

Disintegration Through Law?

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This is certainly not the most propitious time to publish a Journal “on Law and Integration”. The Zeitgeist is captured by the European Council in its recent meeting of 18 and 19 February, where it stated that the reference to an “ever closer Europe”, a formula which resounds in every founding instrument from Rome to Lisbon, has no interpretative effect; the...

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