Article 24 [Union Competence in CFSP]

(ex-Article 11 TEU)
  • Hermann-Josef Blanke
  • Stelio Mangiameli


Prior to the Treaty of Lisbon, Art. 11 TEU-Nice was the first article dedicated to CFSP in the Treaty on European Union. It identified three main points: (1) the scope of CFSP, (2) its objectives and (3) the commitments of the MS in the field of CFSP. Now, Art. 24 TEU replaces ex-Art. 11 TEU-Nice, and comes after Art. 23 TEU, which is a totally new provision explaining how CFSP takes place within the Union’s comprehensive external action (→ Art. 23 para 1–6).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hermann-Josef Blanke
    • 1
  • Stelio Mangiameli
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty for Economics, Law and Social ScienceUniversity of ErfurtErfurtGermany
  2. 2.National Research Council Institute for Regionalism, Federalism and Self-GovernmentRomeItaly

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