Policy Paper 72
 
L’UE et la Turquie dans le voisinage sud : une nouvelle perspective ?
Adam Balcer, Directeur du programme Elargissement et voisinage de l'UE, demosEUROPA —
Currently, the EU is facing two key challenges: internally, the euro crisis, and externally, the risk of a step back for the Arab Spring. Failure or success in dealing with these will determine the EU’s position on the global stage in the very near future. It is profoundly in Europe’s long-term interest, both economic and strategic, to see the Arab Spring succeed. In this ambit, cooperation with Turkey is of key importance for the EU. Its significance derives from Turkey’s rising leverage in the Arab world based on economic soft power, geopolitical clout and unprecedented popularity among Arab societies. The creation of the EU-Turkey strategic partnership would be considerably easier if EU Member States relaunched the Turkish accession process. A more positive stance of a new president of France on the Turkish accession process provides the EU with a window of opportunity to reinvigorate it in 2013.
|   15/02/2013             |   Adam Balcer             |   Europe dans le monde
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Ce Policy
Paper est une contribution de Adam Balcer (demosEUROPA) au
projet Think Global – Act European (TGAE). Thinking Strategically
about the EU’s external action
dirigé par Notre Europe – Institut
Jacques Delors
(rapport disponible en mars 2013, dir. Elvire Fabry,
Chercheur Senior, Notre Europe – Institut Jacques Delors).

Currently, the EU is facing two key challenges: internally, the euro crisis, and externally, the risk of a step back for the Arab Spring. Failure or success in dealing with these will determine the EU’s position on the global stage in the very near future. It is profoundly in Europe’s long-term interest, both economic and strategic, to see the Arab Spring succeed. In this ambit, cooperation with Turkey is of key importance for the EU. Its significance derives from Turkey’s rising leverage in the Arab world based on economic soft power, geopolitical clout and unprecedented popularity among Arab societies. The creation of the EU-Turkey strategic partnership would be considerably easier if EU Member States relaunched the Turkish accession process. A more positive stance of a new president of France on the Turkish accession process provides the EU with a window of opportunity to reinvigorate it in 2013.

Avant la
publication du rapport final présentant les recommandations clés des16 think tanks mobilisés dans ce projet, 5 séries
de Policy Papers portent sur les sujets suivants : Voisinage de l’UE,PSDC, Ressources stratégiques, Migration et Politiques économiques.

Ce Policy Paper
fait partie de la série intitulée « Comment faire du voisinage de l’Union européenne une opportunité pour l’Union elle-même?» qui
comprend les contributions de Michele Comelli (IAI), Christophe Hillion(SIEPS), Haizam Amirah Fernández (Elcano Royal Institute), Timo Behr (Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute), Lucia Najšlová (Europeum), Vera Rihácková (Europeum), Olga Shumylo-Tapiola (Carnegie Europe).

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