Security and Development In EU External Relations

Converging, but in which direction?

Authored by: Karen Del Biondo , Stefan Oltsch , Jan Orbie

THE ROUTLEDGE HANDBOOK OF EUROPEAN SECURITY

Print publication date:  August  2012
Online publication date:  October  2012

Print ISBN: 9780415588287
eBook ISBN: 9780203098417
Adobe ISBN: 9781136226953

10.4324/9780203098417.ch11

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Abstract

The nexus between security and development policies has received great attention in recent years from policy-makers and academics alike. However, the notion of a correlation between security aspirations and economic development is not new at all: the European integration process is based on the idea that common economic development increases the security of Europe. New, however, is the intensity and the form of cooperation, coordination, coherence or harmonization aspired to by the two policy fields that used to follow rather separate policy objectives – while indeed development aid all too often was granted following the geo-strategic or economic interests of the donor.

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