'The non-democratic disease may spread', said Adam Bodnar, former Polish Ombudsman for Citizen Rights at the 2021 ARENA-lecture. He underlined that the Polish lesson to Europe is to ensure independent institutions.
'Democracy is at stake for people in Poland, but the non-democratic process could also become an existential threat for the entire EU', says Adam Bodnar, former Polish Ombudsman for Citizen Rights. Bodnar will hold the ARENA lecture on 11 November.
A first-of-its-kind ARENA project compares political attitudes about internal-market governance in the EU and the US.
Through the project DiCE, ARENA has launched the world's first comprehensive online directory on differentiation and differentiated integration - DifferentiGate.
In May 2021, ARENA organised a new PhD course, gathering doctoral students and leading scholars to discuss a differentiated Europe and its implications.
The TiGRE project is organizing a series of research seminars to the scholarly community and the general public.
ARENA's Stine Hesstvedt has successfully defended her PhD thesis The Politics of Expert Advice: A study of governments’ use of policy advisory commissions in Norway, 1972-2018.