The Resource Graham J. L. Avery : [Fonds]

Graham J. L. Avery : [Fonds]

Label
Graham J. L. Avery : [Fonds], 1975-2003
Title
Graham J. L. Avery
Title remainder
[Fonds]
Inclusive dates
1975-2003
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • dut
  • eng
  • eng
Biographical or historical data
Graham Avery was educated at Kingswood School, Bath and at Balliol College, Oxford University where he obtained the degree of Master of Arts in Literae Humaniores (classical studies and philosophy). At Harvard University he was a Fellow of the Center for International Affairs. He was a Practitioner Fellow of the Sussex European Institute in 2002-2003, and on his return to the Commission he acted as principal adviser in the Enlargement Directorate-General and is currently, chief adviser, Planning and Economic Analysis, Directorate-General for External Relations. He began his career in the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food in London, where he held posts as Principal responsible for the British negotiations for membership of the European Communities, and as Private Secretary to successive Ministers (Fred Peart, John Silkin). Mr. Avery joined the European Commission in Brussels in 1973 when the UK entered the EC, as a member of the Cabinet of Christopher Soames, Vice-President responsible for external relations. He was adviser and then Deputy Head of Cabinet of Roy Jenkins, President of the Commission in 1977-80. He held posts in the Directorate General for Agriculture as Head of Division for Economic questions, and as Director for rural development, and was a member of the cabinets of several Commissioners responsible for agriculture (Finn Gundelach, Poul Dalsager, Frans Andriessen). In the Directorate General for External Relations, Mr. Avery was Director for relations with the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, and Director for relations with the countries of the European Free Trade Area and the European Economic Area. As Director in the Task Force for Enlargement he participated in the accession negotiations with Austria, Sweden, Finland and Norway in 1993-94, and was the Commission's principal negotiator with Austria. He was Chief Adviser for Foreign Policy Planning in 1995, Chief Adviser for Enlargement in 1996-98, responsible for the opinions on the applications for membership by countries of Central and Eastern Europe, and Chief Adviser for strategic questions in the Directorate General for Enlargement in 2000-02. He contributed to the Commission's "Agenda 2000" report, and was author of "Policies for an Enlarged Union" for the Commission's White Paper on Governance in 2001. In 1998-2000 as Inspector General of the Commission he was head of the Inspection Générale des Services (IGS) where he conducted management audits, co-ordinated the report "Designing Tomorrow's Commission", and contributed to the White Paper on Administrative Reform. Mr. Avery has published articles in magazines and journals including Prospect, European Affairs, International Affairs, World Today, Oxford International Review, European Environment Review, and the Journal of Agricultural Economies. He is co-author of the book "The Enlargement of the European Union", published in 1998. At the time of writing, Avery was a practitioner Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre of the European University Institute, Florence.
Cataloging source
IT-FiEUI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Avery, Graham
Language note
Fonds in English, French, German, Dutch. Inventory in English
Location of other archival material
Documentation annexed to the fonds includes: articles of Graham Avery published in international reviews on common agricultural policy, international economic policies, European Commission's perspective on the negotiations, chances for reform, European Union's enlargement negotiations. Also included are documents by the Commission of the European Communities for the period 1973 - 1989 concerning the economic effects of the agri-monetary system, Commission proposals on the fixing of prices for certain agricultural products and on certain related measures, proposals for Council Regulations on agricultural products, the EC and the USA, economic effects of the agri-monetary system, environment and agriculture.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Commission of the European Communities
  • European Union
  • European Union
  • European Union
  • European Economic Community
  • European Commission
  • European federation
  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural administration
  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture
  • Land use, Rural
  • Land reform
  • Produce trade
  • Agriculture and state
  • Agriculture and state
  • Farm production quotas
  • Acreage allotments
  • Europe
  • European Union countries
  • Europe
  • United States
Label
Graham J. L. Avery : [Fonds]
Link
http://archives.eui.eu/en/fonds/151888?item=GJLA
Instantiates
Note
Descriptions are the property of the European University Institute (Historical Archives of the European Union), but can be freely used provided that reference is made to the source. Described by Mary Carr
Control code
FIEb17091287
Extent
10 linear meters, 481 files.
Governing access note
Unrestricted access
System control number
(OCoLC)933293741
Label
Graham J. L. Avery : [Fonds]
Link
http://archives.eui.eu/en/fonds/151888?item=GJLA
Note
Descriptions are the property of the European University Institute (Historical Archives of the European Union), but can be freely used provided that reference is made to the source. Described by Mary Carr
Control code
FIEb17091287
Extent
10 linear meters, 481 files.
Governing access note
Unrestricted access
System control number
(OCoLC)933293741

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