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The Role of the European Commission in Framing the European Union Energy Union

Zakaria, Mohamad LU (2016) STVM26 20161
Department of Political Science
Abstract
The aim of this thesis is to analyse how the Commission has managed to successfully set its EU energy policy as high priority policy on the EU policy agenda. The empirical material used in this study were analysed through the lens of Multiple Stream Approach theory, the Framing Theory, and the securitization concept. Several events leading up to the EU Energy Union from 2000 and onward are discussed in chronological order. The European Commission is the key energy entrepreneur in framing the EU energy policy. The expansion of the EU to include new EU Member States from Eastern and Central European countries and the Ukraine-Russia gas crisis during that period opened a policy window for the Commission to push for its policy of the EU Energy... (More)
The aim of this thesis is to analyse how the Commission has managed to successfully set its EU energy policy as high priority policy on the EU policy agenda. The empirical material used in this study were analysed through the lens of Multiple Stream Approach theory, the Framing Theory, and the securitization concept. Several events leading up to the EU Energy Union from 2000 and onward are discussed in chronological order. The European Commission is the key energy entrepreneur in framing the EU energy policy. The expansion of the EU to include new EU Member States from Eastern and Central European countries and the Ukraine-Russia gas crisis during that period opened a policy window for the Commission to push for its policy of the EU Energy Union. The 2009 Ukraine-Russia crisis is probably the most key event that convinced all EU Member States about the importance of the EU Energy Union for sustainable energy security in the EU. (Less)
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The aim of this thesis is to analyse how the Commission has managed to successfully set its EU energy policy as high priority policy on the EU policy agenda. The empirical material used in this study were analysed through the lens of Multiple Stream Approach theory, the Framing Theory, and the securitization concept. Several events leading up to the EU Energy Union from 2000 and onward are discussed in chronological order. The European Commission is the key energy entrepreneur in framing the EU energy policy. The expansion of the EU to include new EU Member States from Eastern and Central European countries and the Ukraine-Russia gas crisis during that period opened a policy window for the Commission to push for its policy of the EU Energy... (More)
The aim of this thesis is to analyse how the Commission has managed to successfully set its EU energy policy as high priority policy on the EU policy agenda. The empirical material used in this study were analysed through the lens of Multiple Stream Approach theory, the Framing Theory, and the securitization concept. Several events leading up to the EU Energy Union from 2000 and onward are discussed in chronological order. The European Commission is the key energy entrepreneur in framing the EU energy policy. The expansion of the EU to include new EU Member States from Eastern and Central European countries and the Ukraine-Russia gas crisis during that period opened a policy window for the Commission to push for its policy of the EU Energy Union. The 2009 Ukraine-Russia crisis is probably the most key event that convinced all EU Member States about the importance of the EU Energy Union for sustainable energy security in the EU. (Less)
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author
Zakaria, Mohamad LU
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course
STVM26 20161
year
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H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
EU, security, energy, Ukraine-Russia gas conflict, Energy Union, European Commission
language
English
id
8870555
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2016-04-19 13:46:13
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2016-04-20 17:01:34
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  abstract     = {The aim of this thesis is to analyse how the Commission has managed to successfully set its EU energy policy as high priority policy on the EU policy agenda. The empirical material used in this study were analysed through the lens of Multiple Stream Approach theory, the Framing Theory, and the securitization concept. Several events leading up to the EU Energy Union from 2000 and onward are discussed in chronological order. The European Commission is the key energy entrepreneur in framing the EU energy policy. The expansion of the EU to include new EU Member States from Eastern and Central European countries and the Ukraine-Russia gas crisis during that period opened a policy window for the Commission to push for its policy of the EU Energy Union. The 2009 Ukraine-Russia crisis is probably the most key event that convinced all EU Member States about the importance of the EU Energy Union for sustainable energy security in the EU.},
  author       = {Zakaria, Mohamad},
  keyword      = {EU,security,energy,Ukraine-Russia gas conflict,Energy Union,European Commission},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {The Role of the European Commission in Framing the European Union Energy Union},
  year         = {2016},
}