The EU as a Diplomatic Actor in the Field of Human Rights

  • Karen E. Smith
Part of the The European Union in International Affairs Series book series (EUIA)


The focus of this chapter is on the European Union’s activity in the field of human rights promotion. It examines the nature, approach and impact of the EU as a diplomatic actor in the field of human rights, and assesses the EU’s ability to persuade other countries to protect human rights and strengthen the international human rights regime.


Member State Foreign Policy Bilateral Relation Lisbon Treaty European Neighbourhood Policy 
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