Wpływ traktatu z Lizbony na wspólną politykę zagraniczną i bezpieczeństwa
Keywords:Treaty of Lisbon, Common Foreign and Security Policy, EU external activities
The Impact of the Treaty of Lisbon on the European Union’s Common Foreign and Security Policy
In this article, the author provides an analysis of the impact that the Lisbon Treaty has had on the Common Foreign and Security Policy. Analysis of legal documents and scientific sources permitted to conclude that undoubtedly above‑mentioned Treaty of Lisbon has extended the competences of the EU in a field of common foreign policy. However, the main purpose of the present paper is to answer the question whether this document has implemented any crucial mechanisms and institutional framework that resulting in increased effectiveness in reaching an agreement in a field of this EU policy among EU member states. The article attempts to show that theoretically, the content of the treaty gives an overall effect of a political desire to achieve a coherent foreign policy after 2009 but on the other hand, maintaining intergovernmental status of CFSP weakens this policy.
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