The EU Ukraine Association Agreement and EU Common Values: One or Two Ways Dialogue?
This article analyses the Association Agreement (AA) between the EU and Ukraine. It argues that this agreement constitutes a new legal framework, which has the objective to establish a unique form of political association and economic integration is characterised by three specific features: comprehensiveness, complexity and conditionality, and to promote EU values into legal systems of Ukraine. The article studies substantive and procedural means of promotion and protection of EU values in the AA. The article scrutinises objectives, institutional framework and mechanisms of enhanced conditionality and legislative approximation in the AA. In addition, means to protect EU values (the EU’s response to security conflicts in Ukraine) are discussed.
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Petrov R.The EU Ukraine Association Agreement and EU Common Values: One or Two Ways Dialogue? / Roman Petrov // Reshaping the European Union internally and externally – a new matrix? / Ed. by Ewa Latoszek, Anna Masłoń-Oracz, Piotr Stolarczyk, Aleksandra Szczerba-Zawada. - Warsaw : ELIPSA, 2019. - P. 87-100.