UDC 327.56: 351.88(061.1EU)
Biblid: 0543-3657, 61 (2010)
Vol. 61, No 1140, pp. 38-53
DOI:

Professional paper
Received: 12 Sep 0201
Accepted: 01 Jan 1970

INSTITUTION OF HIGH REPRESENTATIVE OF THE UNION FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND SECURITY POLICY AND EUROPEAN EXTERNAL ACTION SERVICE

Pavlović Đorđe (Diplomirani politikolog za međunarodne poslove, student diplomskih akademskih studija evropskih integracija na Fakultetu političkih nauka Univerziteta u Beogradu), djolepfpn@yahoo.com

The Lisbon Treaty has brought changes in the EU foreign policy activities. One of the most important innovations is the institution of High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. The article presents a short history of this institution, the appointment and dismissal procedure, mandate length, competences, the position in the Foreign Affairs Council, European Commission and in the European Council as s well as the High Representative’s relationship with the European Parliament. Special attention is given to the organization of the European External Action Service.

Keywords: European Union, Lisbon Treaty, High Representative, European External Action Service, Common Foreign and Security Policy, Foreign Affairs Council