This author's articles
29 October 2007
Although the Justice and Home Affairs External Dimension (JHAE) has given rise to a growing number of policy documents in recent years, in academia the topic remains largely understudied. This lack of attention stems from the fact that it sits uneasily between two distinct research communities, on the one hand Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) and the other hand, European Foreign Policy (EFP). A further reason is the prevailing view that JHA is first and foremost an internal EU policy, which pursues internal policy objectives.
8 October 2007
This paper by Nicole Wichmann, Research and Teaching Assistant at the University of Lucerne, deals with the justice and home affairs (JHA) elements of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP). The author refutes the core argument advanced by some analysts that the ENP is essentially a comprehensive cross-pillar security initiative by showing that its objectives as well as its instruments are also inspired by common values.