Bilateral agreements

(Photo: Notat)

Bilateral agreements

A bilateral agreement is an agreement undertaken between two parties.

Bilateral agreements are commonly made between states that do not subscribe to an agreement reached between other groups of states. 

The Lisbon Treaty has established the EU as a legal person which is able to enter into all kind of international treaties and bilateral agreements in the areas where the EU can legislate internally.  



See also Bilateral Agreements Switzerland - EU, Agreements with other countries and mixed agreements