Search for dissertations about: "Council Presidencies"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Council Presidencies.

  1. 1. Taking Advantage of Institutional Possibilities and Network Opportunities : Analyzing Swedish Strategic Action in EU Negotiations

    University dissertation from Department of Political Science, Lund University

    Author : Matilda Broman; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; tactics; mediation; framing; coalition-building; expertise; procedural tactics; manipulation; leadership; co-decision procedures; networks; rational institutionalism; openness; European Parliament; transparency; REACH; Sweden; Council Presidencies; negotiations; EUrationell institutionalism; EU; förhandlingar; Sverige; öppenhet; ordförandeskap; Europaparlamentet; ledarskap; expertis; medling och koalitionsbyggande;

    Abstract : When core national interests are at stake, EU member states optimize their strategic activities on the European level in order to advance national preferences. Two cases are used in this study to shed light on such dynamics. READ MORE

  2. 2. In the service of the European Union : The role of the presidency in negotiating the Amsterdam Treaty 1995-97

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna-Carin Svensson; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; European Union; Presidency of the Council of Ministers; negotiation; leadership; managing; setting agendas; building consensus; advancing national priorities; Statsvetenskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the role and influence of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers in European Union negotiations - to what extent the Presidency can actually exert leadership and to what extent the office-holder can advance national priorities. The study addresses these questions by examining the activities and achievements of the Spanish, Italian, Irish and Dutch presidencies in the prenegotiation and negotiation processes in the intergovernmental conference (IGC) 1996-97, which resulted in the Amsterdam Treaty. READ MORE