The external dimension of the EU’s fight against organized crime: the search for coherence between rhetoric and practice

Helena Carrapiço

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Abstract

SSince the external dimension of the European Union’s Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) began to be considered, a substantial amount of literature has been dedicated to discussing how the EU is cooperating with non-member states in order to counter problems such as terrorism, organized crime and illegal migration. According to the EU, the degree of security interconnectedness has become so relevant that threats can only be adequately controlled if there is effective concerted regional action. This reasoning has led the EU to develop a number of instruments, which have resulted in the exporting of certain elements of its JHA policies, either through negotiation or socialization. Although the literature has explored how this transfer has been applied to the field of terrorism and immigration, very little has been written on the externalisation of knowledge, practice and norms in the area of organized crime. This article proposes to bridge this gap by looking at EU practice in the development of the external dimension of organized crime policies, through the theoretical lens of the EU governance framework.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)460- 476
Number of pages16
JournalJournal of Contemporary European Research
Volume9
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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Special issue: EU security governance
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Keywords

  • external dimension
  • area of freedom
  • security and justice
  • organized crime policies
  • EU governance

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