The EU's High Representative for Common Foreign and Security Policy

30-08-2012

The European Union's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, and Vice-President of the European Commission, (HR/VP) appears, at least on paper, to hold a very powerful post. The assignment has however been characterised as almost impossible, owing to the number of different roles merged into one.

The European Union's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, and Vice-President of the European Commission, (HR/VP) appears, at least on paper, to hold a very powerful post. The assignment has however been characterised as almost impossible, owing to the number of different roles merged into one.