Uncertainties at the European Union's southern borders
Special issue of European security, 2015, Vol. 24, No. 3 [BORDERLANDS]
DEL SARTO, Raffaella A., STEINDLER, Chiara (editor/s), Uncertainties at the European Union's southern borders, Special issue of European security, 2015, Vol. 24, No. 3 [BORDERLANDS] - http://hdl.handle.net/1814/39364
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A multiplicity of legal and political arrangements regulate the European Union's external borders. With borders representing the intersection between national and international law and politics, the EU also acquired some legal competences in this realm. The resulting triple set of rules coincides with the growing disaggregation of the classical functions of borders. This state of affairs generates legal and procedural uncertainties and results in a growing ambiguity and lack of transparency, in terms of competences and accountability. Due to the EU's concerns with transnational terrorism, and the growing securitization of migration, the EU's borders with the states of the Middle East and North Africa are particularly relevant in this regard, with the resulting uncertainties touching upon fundamental rights.
Cadmus permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/1814/39364
ISSN: 0966-2839; 1746-1545
Grant number: FP7/263277/EU
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Funded by the European Research Council (ERC) within the 7th Framework Programme, the BORDERLANDS project is hosted at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, and directed by Professor Raffaella A. Del Sarto.
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