Negotiations in EU decision-making
international negotiations
EU negotiations
Source: Wallace & Hayes-Renshaw, 2006 Scope Participants Single Issue Multi-issue Wide scope Bilateral Channel Tunnel Pola...
restricted multilateral wide scope very frequent strong rules
‘continuous negotiation’ institutions rules and norms club
national community
cleavages issues north-south east-west policy-driven (CAP)
community method
legislative acts directives regulations decisions opinions & recommendations
EUROPEAN COMMISSION EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT COUNCIL LEGISLATIVE ACT
 
stages of negotiation
preparation decision implementation
DG ENTR  DG ENV  preparation decision implementation DG ENTR  commission
implementation preparation decision committee industry committee environment plenary committee industry comitology
preparation decision implementation comitology working group industry working group environment COREPER council
vote majority majority unanimity majority qualified majority
Council’s procedure COUNCIL COREPER CSA Working groups and special committees Agenda: Points A: Agreement Points B: Negoti...
Qualified Majority Voting (QMV) Member States Votes Germany, United Kingdom, France and Italy 29 Spain and Poland 27 Roman...
multilevel networks member states council parliament commission EU institutions pan-european organizations
three pillars X EUROPEAN COMMUNITY I COMMON FOREIGN AND SECURITY POLICY II JUSTICE AND HOME AFFAIRS III
CFSP (!) EUROPEAN COMMUNITY I COMMON FOREIGN AND SECURITY POLICY II
 
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Macedonia negotiations&e udecision-making

  1. 1. Negotiations in EU decision-making
  2. 2. international negotiations
  3. 3. EU negotiations
  4. 4. Source: Wallace & Hayes-Renshaw, 2006 Scope Participants Single Issue Multi-issue Wide scope Bilateral Channel Tunnel Poland/Ukraine France/Germany Restricted Multilateral European Space Agency Nordic Council G7/8 European Union Extended Multilateral World Trade Organization Council of Europe United Nations Setting Intensity Weak rules Limited rules Strong rules Occasional or time limited Channel Tunnel Medium frequency Poland/Ukraine Council of Europe G7/8 Nordic Council World Trade Organization Very frequent United Nations European Space Agency European Union
  5. 5. restricted multilateral wide scope very frequent strong rules
  6. 6. ‘continuous negotiation’ institutions rules and norms club
  7. 7. national community
  8. 8. cleavages issues north-south east-west policy-driven (CAP)
  9. 9. community method
  10. 10. legislative acts directives regulations decisions opinions & recommendations
  11. 11. EUROPEAN COMMISSION EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT COUNCIL LEGISLATIVE ACT
  12. 13. stages of negotiation
  13. 14. preparation decision implementation
  14. 15. DG ENTR DG ENV preparation decision implementation DG ENTR commission
  15. 16. implementation preparation decision committee industry committee environment plenary committee industry comitology
  16. 17. preparation decision implementation comitology working group industry working group environment COREPER council
  17. 18. vote majority majority unanimity majority qualified majority
  18. 19. Council’s procedure COUNCIL COREPER CSA Working groups and special committees Agenda: Points A: Agreement Points B: Negotiation Agenda: Points I: Agreement Points II: Negotiation
  19. 20. Qualified Majority Voting (QMV) Member States Votes Germany, United Kingdom, France and Italy 29 Spain and Poland 27 Romania 14 Netherlands 13 Greece, Czech Republic, Belgium, Hungary and Portugal 12 Sweden, Austria and Bulgaria 10 Slovakia, Denmark, Finland, Ireland and Lithuania 7 Latvia, Slovenia, Estonia, Cyprus and Luxembourg 4 Malta 3 QMV = 255 Demographic verification = 62% of total EU population Blocking minority = 91 345
  20. 21. multilevel networks member states council parliament commission EU institutions pan-european organizations
  21. 22. three pillars X EUROPEAN COMMUNITY I COMMON FOREIGN AND SECURITY POLICY II JUSTICE AND HOME AFFAIRS III
  22. 23. CFSP (!) EUROPEAN COMMUNITY I COMMON FOREIGN AND SECURITY POLICY II

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