European Union Common Foreign Policy: From EPC to CFSP Joint by M. Holland

By M. Holland

This ebook offers an exam of 1 of the 1st joint activities undertaken through the ecu Union below the typical international and safety coverage (CFSP) provisions of Maastricht. The case-study of South Africa is especially very important because it straddles either the CFSP and the eu Political Cooperation (EPC) sessions and hence similarities and constraints in policy-making and implementation will be made. The EC/EU coverage vis-a-vis South Africa is traced from 1977 via to the April 1994 South African elections. the sooner coverage interval of sanctions and optimistic measures are in comparison with the Nineteen Nineties guidelines of election commentary, the normalization of bilateral family and improvement coverage. basic conclusions in regards to the effectiveness and institutional points of joint activities are drawn and proposals for greater CFSP joint activities proposed. Vice-President of the fee, Sir Leon Brittan, has contributed a foreword to this volume.

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The Agro-Technological System Towards 2000A European by G. ANTONELLI and A. QUADRIO-CURZIO (Eds.)

By G. ANTONELLI and A. QUADRIO-CURZIO (Eds.)

The examine released right here constitutes a profound mirrored image on what's happening on the earth of agriculture on the threshold of the 12 months 2000. The e-book makes an attempt to move past a slender sectoral research of the first region. It units out to concentration as a substitute at the dynamic and cutting edge facets of the agrotechnological method constituted by means of the advanced interdependence of the agro-production, agro-food, agro-industrial and agro-ecological subsystems. The authors, across the world well known students and scientists, take on the main urgent modern economics concerns from either a theoretical and policy-making perspective. 3 various strains of analysis are pursued referring to, first, the evolution and developments of global and ecu agricultural creation, moment, agricultural surplus formation and productiveness dynamics within the economies of industrialized nations, and, finally, the vacation spot of agricultural outputs and land allotment below the effect of agro-bio-technologies

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Advances in Information Retrieval: 24th BCS-IRSG European by Thomas Sødring, Alan F. Smeaton (auth.), Fabio Crestani,

By Thomas Sødring, Alan F. Smeaton (auth.), Fabio Crestani, Mark Girolami, Cornelis Joost van Rijsbergen (eds.)

The annual colloquium on info retrieval study offers a chance for either new and validated researchers to provide papers describing paintings in development or ?nal effects. This colloquium was once proven by means of the BCS IRSG(B- tish laptop Society info Retrieval expert Group), and named the yearly Colloquium on details Retrieval study. lately, the site of the colloquium has alternated among the uk and continental Europe. To re?ect the starting to be eu orientation of the development, the colloquium used to be renamed “European Annual Colloquium on info Retrieval study” from 2001. because the inception of the colloquium in 1979 the development has been hosted within the urban of Glasgow on 4 separate events. even if, this was once the ?rst time that the association of the colloquium have been together undertaken by way of 3 separate computing device and data technology departments; a sign of the collaborative nature and variety of IR examine in the universities of the West of Scotland. The organizers of ECIR 2002 observed a pointy elevate within the variety of cross- caliber submissions in solution to the decision for papers over prior years and as such fifty two submitted papers have been every one allotted three individuals of this system committee for double blind evaluate of the manuscripts. a complete of 23 papers have been finally chosen for oral presentation on the colloquium in Glasgow which gave an attractiveness expense of below forty five% and ensured a really excessive common of the papers presented.

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