EU Negotiation Directives General

ANNEX to the Recommendation for a COUNCIL DECISION authorising the opening of negotiations for a new partnership with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland ANNEX DIRECTIVES FOR THE NEGOTIATION OF A NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND I. GENERAL CONTEXT 1. Following the notification by the […]

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EU Negotiation Directives Goods

PART II: ECONOMIC PART 1. OBJECTIVES AND PRINCIPLES 16. The envisaged partnership should include an ambitious, wide-ranging and balanced economic partnership. This partnership should be comprehensive, encompassing a free trade agreement as well as wider sectoral cooperation where it is in the Union interest. It should be consistent with the applicable World Trade Organization (WTO) […]

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EU Negotiation Directives Services

PART II: ECONOMIC PART 1. OBJECTIVES AND PRINCIPLES 16. The envisaged partnership should include an ambitious, wide-ranging and balanced economic partnership. This partnership should be comprehensive, encompassing a free trade agreement as well as wider sectoral cooperation where it is in the Union interest. It should be consistent with the applicable World Trade Organization (WTO) […]

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EU Neg Directives Misc. Sectors

10. TRANSPORT A. Aviation a) Air transport 57. The envisaged partnership should address comprehensively the aviation relationship with the United Kingdom. It should ensure, on the basis of commercial principles and fair and equal opportunities to compete, a reciprocal, sustainable and balanced opening of markets while preserving the internal market for air transport services. Certain […]

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EU Neg Directive Level Playing Field

15. LEVEL PLAYING FIELD AND SUSTAINABILITY A. General 89. Given the Union and the United Kingdom’s geographic proximity and economic interdependence, the envisaged partnership must ensure open and fair competition, encompassing robust commitments to ensure a level playing field. These commitments should be commensurate with the scope and depth of the overall envisaged partnership and […]

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EU Negotiation Directives Defence Security

PART III: SECURITY PART 1. OBJECTIVES AND PRINCIPLES 110. With a view to the Union’s security and the safety of its citizens, the Parties should establish a broad, comprehensive and balanced security partnership. This partnership will take into account geographic proximity and evolving threats, including serious international crime, organised crime, terrorism, cyber-attacks, disinformation campaigns, hybrid-threats, […]

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EU Negotiation Directives Governance

PART IV: INSTITUTIONAL AND OTHER HORIZONTAL ARRANGEMENTS 1. STRUCTURE 142. The envisaged partnership should be embedded in an overall governance framework covering all areas of economic and security cooperation, and, as appropriate, agreements and arrangements supplementing the envisaged partnership. 143. The envisaged partnership should allow for its periodical review. 2. GOVERNANCE 144. In order to […]

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