Közép-Európai kezdeményezés, mint az EU-s integrációt segítő regionális együttműködés

Sashalmi Ádám: Közép-Európai kezdeményezés, mint az EU-s integrációt segítő regionális együttműködés. In: Geopolitikai szemle, (2) 2. pp. 93-104. (2020)

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This paper aims to give a comprehensive picture of the objectives and perspectives behind the creation of the Central European Initiative (CEI). It also analyzes the role of CEI in the political, economic and social transition in the post-Socialist states. The article studies how CEI helped the integration of the Central European countries to the Western institutions, especially to the European Union (EU). The cooperation was founded in 1989 by Austria, Hungary, Italy, and Yugoslavia. It was unique and special in the era, as it had member states from totally different political and economic blocks. There are more approaches to explain the creation of this cooperation. According to the Liberal one, the founder states wished to create a flexible platform for the cooperation of countries from different blocks. This was also a political initiative to overcome on the divisions of bipolarity and the Cold War. The laid down political objectives in the official documents included the values represented by the European institutions. These values were adopted by the post-Socialist states. At the project level, the initiatives of CEI indirectly contributed to the economic and social transition in these countries. CEI and EU progressively built their close relations, and the support of EU integration became the mission of CEI. If we study the EU accessions in the region, we can state, CEI had a successful and important role in bringing closer the post-Socialist states to the EU.

Item Type: Article
Other title: The Central European initiative, as a regional cooperation for EU integration
Heading title: V4
Journal or Publication Title: Geopolitikai szemle
Date: 2020
Volume: 2
Number: 2
ISSN: 2631-0775
Page Range: pp. 93-104
Language: Hungarian, English
Publisher: Egyesület Közép-Európa Kutatására
Place of Publication: Szeged
Related URLs: http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/75569/
Uncontrolled Keywords: Regionális politika - Közép-Európa, Erópai Unió, Integráció
Additional Information: Bibliogr.: p. 103-104. és a jegyzetekben ; ill. ; összefoglalás angol nyelven
Subjects: 05. Social sciences
05. Social sciences > 05.06. Political science
05. Social sciences > 05.09. Other social sciences
Date Deposited: 2022. May. 13. 15:17
Last Modified: 2022. May. 13. 15:17
URI: http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/id/eprint/75657

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