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Towards an EU Foreign Service

15 April 2005


One of the most interesting innovations in the new Constitutional Treaty is the provision for an EU Foreign Minister, supported by an EU External Action Service. This is a cumbersome name and is likely to be shortened to EU Foreign Service. But how will this new Service work? Where will it be located and what role should it play? What will be the implications for the institutions and the national diplomatic services of Member States? These and other questions are addressed in this Issue Paper by Giovanni Grevi and Fraser Cameron.

Towards an EU Foreign Service