The EU’s Rule of Law Initiative in Central Asia

Isaacs, Rico (2009) The EU’s Rule of Law Initiative in Central Asia. Discussion Paper. EUCAM EU-Central Asia Monitoring.

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Abstract

The EU’s Rule of Law Initiative is one of three Initiatives first set out in the EU’s Central Asia Strategy in 2007 as a flagship engagement aimed at linking political priorities to practical assistance in the region. The Initiative is intended, on the part of the EU and Member States, ‘to support on-going modernisation of the legal sector, as part of a more comprehensive strategy to foster and consolidate stability, prosperity and respect for human rights in Central Asian countries.’ Rule of Law is now being viewed as a key policy goal amongst international development actors. Economic growth, political modernization and the ability to attract foreign investment hinges, in part, on strengthening rule of law in transitional states

Keywords:Rule of Law, EU, Central Asia
Subjects:L Social studies > L200 Politics
L Social studies > L243 Politics of a specific country/region
L Social studies > L250 International Relations
L Social studies > L241 European Union Politics
L Social studies > L240 International Politics
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Social & Political Sciences
ID Code:37056
Deposited On:27 Sep 2019 09:50

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