Since 2008, the European Union faces a range of existential threats between populism, technocracy, and mediatisation. How can the EU address the rise of populist parties, the expanding role of the EU’s depoliticized bodies, and the world of social media?
Does the EU deliver on its human rights policy? Johanne D. Saltnes explores the EU’s use of the human rights clause and the legitimacy basis of the Union’s human rights policy in the journal Global Affairs.
In this paper Marianne Riddervold seeks to contribute to the debate about the role of norms in EU foreign policy by looking at EU policies in the International Labour Organization (ILO) in the making of a Consolidated Maritime Labour Convention (ILOMLC).
- Initiatives to push the gender equality agenda often meet resistance from member states and powerful interest organisations, says EU researcher Helena Seibicke in this interview on the International Women's Day.