El compromiso de la política exterior de Catar con la Unión Europea: las prioridades en evolución de un Estado pequeño en la época contemporánea


  • Rory Miller Georgetown University – School of Foreign Service, Qatar
  • Khalid al-Mansouri King’s College



Palabras clave:

Unión Europea (UE), bilateral, región-a-región, diversificación, desarrollo socioeconómico


Este capítulo aborda las relaciones entre Catar y la Unión Europea (UE) desde la perspectiva de las prioridades e intereses cataríes presentes y futuras. Para ello examina la relación catarí en curso de cooperación bilateral y región-a-región con Europa. También analiza las tendencias recientes en las relaciones comerciales y las oportunidades y restricciones a las que se enfrenta Catar sobre las crecientes exportaciones de petróleo a Europa. Examina cómo y por qué Catar también valora Europa por el papel que juega en áreas no tradicionales de cooperación socioeconómica, incluyendo la transferencia tecnológica, la diversificación sostenible, el desarrollo de capital humano y la inversión (tanto en el extranjero como hacia el interior).

Este artículo concluye argumentando que a pesar de la crisis financiera de la Eurozona y la Primavera Árabe, el dominio norteamericano en la esfera de la seguridad y la competitividad en aumento de Asia en la esfera económica, la UE y sus estados miembros constituyentes son socios importantes para Catar. Son de especial importancia para Catar como accionistas clave en los esfuerzos del país para conseguir el desarrollo socioeconómico a través de la diversificación económica.


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Cómo citar

Miller, R., & al-Mansouri, K. (2016). El compromiso de la política exterior de Catar con la Unión Europea: las prioridades en evolución de un Estado pequeño en la época contemporánea. Comillas Journal of International Relations, (5), 43–64. https://doi.org/10.14422/cir.i05.y2016.004