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The European External Action Service and the new institutional balance in EU external action: reconciling autonomy and cooperation


International conference organized in the framework of the Research Project “The establishment of the European External Action Service: legal and institutional implications”, funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, with the support of the Centre for the Law of EU External Relations (CLEER).

University of Salamanca

Faculty of Law

Campus Miguel de Unamuno

Room 009

25-26 September 2014

[Registration free of charge at www.europedirectusal.es/eeas-conference]

Thursday, 25 September 2014




Welcome and opening remarks, Luis N. González Alonso (University of Salamanca)


Session 1 Between autonomy and cooperation: the legal framework under the EEAS Decision

Panel Chair: Carmen Martínez Capdevila, Head of the Public Law Department, Autonomous University of Madrid.


The EEAS and its multi-layered duty of cooperation: what is exactly meant by

“cooperation” in this particular context?, Christophe Hillion, University of Leiden and Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies. Member of the Governing Board of CLEER.

Article 40 TEU and the dividing lines inside and outside the EEAS, Soledad Rodríguez Sánchez-Tabernero, University of Salamanca



Coffee Break


Session 2 The EEAS and inter-institutional cooperation

Panel Chair: Alicia Cebada Romero, Carlos III University Madrid, Holder of the UNESCO Chair on Civil Freedoms and Civic Values.


Interaction between the EEAS and Council structures: what lessons learned?, Ricardo Gosalbo Bono, Director, Legal Service, Council of the European Union.

EEAS-Commission cooperation under the new EU external assistance instruments, Steven Blockmans, Senior Research Fellow & Head of the EU Foreign Policy Unit, Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels. Member of the Governing Board of CLEER.

EEAS-Commission cooperation in conducting negotiations with third countries, Francisco Acosta Soto, Deputy Head of Division-COLAC Chair, Americas Department-Regional Affairs Division, European External Action Service.


Friday, 26 September 2014


Session 3 EEAS-Member States Cooperation

Panel Chair: Steven Blockmans, CEPS and CLEER


Big Member States’ cooperation with the EEAS: a French perspective, Fabien Terpan, Sciences Po Grenoble-CESICE.

Co-location and what else? The Spanish case, Salvador Rueda Rabanal, Diplomatic Adviser, Head of Cabinet of the Spanish Permanent Representative to the EU.

The EEAS and Member States’ contributions to CSDP missions: any improvement in the capabilities generation process?, Alejandro Alvargonzález San Martín, Secretary General for Defence Policy, Spanish Ministry of Defence.



Coffee Break

11-12.30 Session 4 EU Delegations as catalyzers of cooperation on the ground

Panel Chair: José Martín y Pérez de Nanclares, Head of the International Law Division, Spanish Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation.


Joint programming in development policy under the Agenda for Change strategy: the role of EU Delegations, Mireia Estrada Cañamares, European University Institute, Florence; currently a trainee at the EU Delegation in Ethiopia.

EU Delegations and cooperation within International Organizations, Juan Santos Vara, University of Salamanca.

EU Delegations, EU Special Representatives and CSDP missions: building a true cooperative relationship?, Erwan Fouéré, Centre for European Policy Studies and former European Union Special Representative.



Concluding remarks, Asier Garrido Muñoz (University of Salamanca)


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