Podcast: The EU's non-members: Incorporation without participation

ARENA held a public seminar on affiliated non-members of the EU in Brussels on 23 June 2014. A particular focus was on 'the Norwegian paradox', but also the perspectives of Switzerland and other neighbouring countries were discussed.

The EU's non-members: Incorporation without participation

23 June 2014 14:00-17:30, Philanthropy House, Brussels

The panel (from left): Halvard H. Fredriksen, Espen Olsen, Sieglinde Gstöhl, John Erik Fossum, Helene Sjursen, Erik O. Eriksen and René Schwok (photo: Vivian Hertz)

Programme part 1

Welcome and introduction
Christopher Lord, ARENA

Norway’s EU affiliation: Democratic self-harm?
Erik O. Eriksen, ARENA

Surrogate representation in Brussels
John Erik Fossum, ARENA

The paradox of an outsider: Depoliticized citizenship
Espen D. H. Olsen, ARENA

Democracy or action capacity? Norway-EU relations in foreign and security policy
Helene Sjursen, ARENA

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Running time 1h20m07s, size 76.9 MB

Programme part 2

The EEA and the case law of the ECJ: Incorporation without participation?
Halvard Haukeland Fredriksen, University of Bergen

The EEA vs. bilateral agreements: The Swiss case
René Schwok, University of Geneva

The expansion of the EU’s economic community: Lessons for the neighbours
Sieglinde Gstöhl, College of Europe

Panel debate
Chair: Christopher Lord

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Running time 1h03m24s, size 60.9 MB

Published July 10, 2014 10:50 AM - Last modified July 10, 2014 2:51 PM