Webpages tagged with «EEA-agreement»

An old man sitting at a meeting table with a lot of men around him
Published Dec. 5, 2018 3:44 PM

European decision-makers point to flexible relationships with the EU as a way to maintain their countries’ independence and autonomy. New research from ARENA suggests that political differentiation might in fact lead to the opposite, which does not bode well for the UK after Brexit.

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Published Oct. 23, 2018 3:33 PM

How do we arrange relations between EU members and non-member democracies in ways that secure core standards of democratic legitimacy? Will Brexit aggravate this difficulty? 

Published Nov. 9, 2010 10:52 AM

Hva er ESAs faktiske rolle i overvåkning og implementering av EØS-avtalen, og hvorfor er organet så omstridt? Denne artikkelen tar et overblikk over disse spørsmålene og skisserer noen svar.

What is the factual role of ESA under the EEA Agreement, and why is the work of ESA so controversial in the member states? Some suggestive answers are given in this paper. The paper is in Norwegian.

ARENA Working Paper 11/2002 (html)

Hans Petter Graver and Ulf Sverdrup

Published Nov. 9, 2010 10:52 AM

This paper discusses the EEA'agreement's implications for national sovereignty; its main focus is to what extent European law admits room for maneouvre to the legal systems of signatory states.

ARENA Working Paper 23/2000 (html)

Hans Petter Graver

Published Nov. 9, 2010 10:52 AM

In this essay Fossum is discussing the politically divising issue in Norwegian politics- membership in the European Union. Through the EEA agreement Norway has become tightly incorporated in the EU, and this incorporation poses challenges to the Norwegian democracy. Fossum is treating this issue thorugh Holmes' notion of 'gag rules'.

ARENA Working Paper 04/2008 (pdf)

John Erik Fossum

Published Nov. 9, 2010 10:52 AM

This article discusses the status of EFTA and its member states in light of the EU enlargement. It argues that while enlargement has not fundamentally challenged the EEA agreement which regulate relations between EFTA and the EU, it has nevertheless induced adjustments which may question the legitimacy of this agreement in its present form.

ARENA Working Paper 02/2005 (pdf)

Ulf Sverdrup

Published Aug. 4, 2010 2:39 PM
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Published July 26, 2010 2:35 PM