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The Transatlantic Blue Diplomacy


  • Ioana GUTU

    () (PhD Candidate, Doctoral School of Economics and Business Administration, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi)


The international diplomatic environment has reached to an unprecedented development, involving one of the newly specialized diplomatic types, namely the economic diplomacy. At the core of the fast movements in the diplomatic spheres across the Globe are the international agreements like the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) that determined diplomacy to dissolve into new subtypes, evolving from ground to the ocean and implementing new ways of achieving economic and climate sustainability. One of the newly created diplomatic spheres, is the blue ocean diplomacy that acts mainly in accordance with the rules and regulations that are being applied to the transatlantic economy. Even though TTIP encourages the increase of trade flows across the Atlantic, it will also ease the foreign investment procedures that, under the approach of keeping a sustainable environment, will represent one of the most important initiatives in implementing the blue economy concept within the framework of the transatlantic diplomacy.

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  • Ioana GUTU, 2016. "The Transatlantic Blue Diplomacy," CES Working Papers, Centre for European Studies, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, vol. 8(4), pages 666-680, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:jes:wpaper:y:2016:v:8:i:4:p:666-680

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    1. Wendt, Alexander, 1992. "Anarchy is what states make of it: the social construction of power politics," International Organization, Cambridge University Press, vol. 46(02), pages 391-425, March.
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    EU; US; economic diplomacy; blue economy;

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    • F02 - International Economics - - General - - - International Economic Order and Integration


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