This book offers a fresh new perspective on the long debated relationship between EU and international law.
Introduction: The Interface between EU and International Law Inge Govaere and Sacha Garben PART I A HORIZONTAL, HOLISTIC APPROACH 1. Interconnecting Legal Systems and the Autonomous EU Legal Order: A Balloon Dynamic Inge Govaere 2. The Axiological Emancipation of a (Non-)Principle: Autonomy, International Law and the EU Legal Order Violeta Moreno-Lax 3. Studying International and European Law: Confronting Perspectives and Combining Interests Ramses A Wessel PART II THE INTERACTION BETWEEN EU AND INTERNATIONAL LAW IN SELECTED AREAS 4. Integrated Rights Protection in the European and International Context: Some Reflections about Limits and Consequences Christina Eckes 5. A Balloon Dynamic in the Area of Social Rights Sacha Garben 6. The Interplay of International and EU Environmental Law Nicola Notaro and Mario Pagano 7. Implementing International Norms through EU Procedure? The Case of Business and Human Rights Pierre Thielboerger PART III THE EU AND 'THIRD' COUNTRIES 8. On the Cusp: Brexit and Public International Law Kieran Bradley 9. EU Enlargement, Extra-Territorial Application of EU Law and the International Dimension Christophe Hillion and Vincent Delhomme 10. Law and Practice of the EU's Trade Agreements with 'Disputed' Territories: A Consistent Approach? Guillaume Van der Loo 11. We'll Always have Geneva: The Existential Crisis of the US-led Multilateral Trading System and the EU Reactions Michael Hahn PART IV A VIEW FROM PRACTICE: COMMENTS ON CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE INTERFACE BETWEEN EU AND INTERNATIONAL LAW 12. The Interaction between Public International Law and EU Law: The Role Played by the Court of Justice Ricardo da Silva Passos 13. The Rosneft Case as a Good Example of Smooth Interaction between EU Law and International Law in the Most Recent Post-Lisbon Jurisprudence of the Court of Justice Jenoe Czuczai 14. An Incoherent Approach Towards Aarhus and CETA: The Commission and External Oversight Mechanisms Laurens Ankersmit
Inge Govaere is Professor of European Law, Jean Monnet Chair in EU Legal Studies and Director, Ghent European Law Institute (GELI), at Ghent University as well as Director of the European Legal Studies Department at the College of Europe. Sacha Garben is Professor of EU Law at the College of Europe.