On the 18th of December, Sabrina Roettger-Wirtz successfully defended her PhD thesis ‘The Interplay of Global Standards and EU Pharmaceutical Regulation’ supervised by Prof. Ellen Vos and Dr. Andrea Ott. The PhD research discusses the EU implementation of pharmaceutical standards
Emilia Korkea-aho and Päivi Leino: ‘Is Glyphosate safe? We have the right to know’ (15 December 2017) In November 2017, after a great deal of political maneuvering, the EU Member States decided to extend authorization for glyphosate, the world’s best-selling
The final conclusions from the second TARN Dialogue Event held on 21 September in Brussels are now available. During the event, academics and practitioners discussed several topics in breakout panels. Panel 1 was chaired by Deirdre Curtin (EUI) and discussed
A new TARN Working Paper entitled ‘The European Border and Coast Guard Agency Frontex Beyond Borders – The Effect of the Agency’s External Dimension’ by Vittoria Meissner has been published. The recently reformed European Border and Coast Guard Agency Frontex
A new TARN Working Paper entitled ‘Normative powers FRONTEX? Assessing agency cooperation with third countries’ by Helena Ekelund has been published. Human rights groups frequently criticise FRONTEX and the legality of the agency’s operations has been questioned in scholarly literature.
Follow the debate on EU agencies via livestream at: https://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/events/eu-agencies-future-europe
On 12 December 2017, dr Despina Chatzimanoli (EBA) will give a TARN lecture entitled ‘Keeping up with the times: New accountability of EU financial supervisors’, with interventions by Leo Hoffmann-Axthelm (Transparency International EU) and Prof. Adrienne Héritier (EUI). The lecture will