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ARENA cooperates with the Centre for European Studies at Jagiellonian University in offering a postgraduate research track within the MA programme in European Studies in Kraków.
This article demonstrates how organisational structure may systematically tip the scales in the direction of certain actors, solutions, interests and concerns in a decision process, based on a case study of an organisational reform in the European Commission.
Nina Merethe Vestlund
Equal pay for work of equal value is a fundamental principle in European Union (EU) law and so in the European Economic Area (EEA) Agreement. The paper takes as its point of departure the debate in Norway on the interpretation of EEA equal pay legislation, and relates this debate to the broader equal pay controversy in Norway.
Some claim that the Norwegian ‘No’-campaigners won in 1994, but have lost ever since. Every government since 1994 has brought Norway closer to the EU. Where does this leave democracy?
The evidence-based policy conference 'Social inclusion of youth on the margins of society: more opportunities, better access, and higher solidarity' is taking place on 17-18 November 2011 in Brussels (Madou Auditorium). The conference is organised by the DG Research and Innovation of the European Commission.
Of the EUMARGINS project, both Scientific Coordinator Katrine Fangen and Professor Les Back (UK research team) will participate and present at the conference. Professor Les Back's and Katrine Fangen's presentations are titled "The Unwanted Europeans: Young Migrants and Institutional Marginalisation" and "Young Adult Immigrants: Becoming an Active Citizen in Europe" respectively. Anne Folkvord, Deputy Director General, in the Department of Integration and Diversity at the Norwegian Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion will be participating in the policy input panel discussion on day two of the conference. The conference programme is located here.
Professor Emeritus Johan P. Olsen is one of Norway’s most prominent, most renowned and most cited social scientists. In 2011 he was elected as a member of The American National Academy of Sciences because of his important contribution to scientific research.
Can there be democracy beyond the nation state, and in that case: which democracy for Europe?
Geert Mak has followed in John Steinbeck's path on his trip to the USA. Euope has much to learn from the American project whether we like it or not.