EU Strategic Partnerships with third countries

26-09-2012

The instrument of a Strategic Partnership (SP) represents the EU's response to an increasingly interdependent world, since cooperation with key powers is necessary to ensure that the EU's values and interests are preserved at the global level. SPs are still a work in progress for the EU, which has not yet properly defined their use nor provided a clear list of its strategic partners.

The instrument of a Strategic Partnership (SP) represents the EU's response to an increasingly interdependent world, since cooperation with key powers is necessary to ensure that the EU's values and interests are preserved at the global level. SPs are still a work in progress for the EU, which has not yet properly defined their use nor provided a clear list of its strategic partners.