Joint action

Decision by the member states based on the treaties (Photo:

A joint action is a decision by the member states based on the treaties.

The Lisbon Treaty only contain this decision making method under development, see Art. 210 TFEU.

A joint action was a decision under the Common Foreign and Security Policy before the Lisbon Treaty entered into force. It could be adopted if approved by a qualified majority. The areas for qualified majority were decided by unanimity in the Council.  


See also Decisions in Common Foreign and Security Policy.