TARN launches a call for papers for two events to be held from 11-13 April in Brussels. On 12-13 April, a Conference on Performance, Operability and the Accountability Overload of EU Agencies aims to take a closer look at the current
On 6 February 2018 Professor Jens Blom-Hansen (Aarhus University) will present his paper ‘Reputation and organizational politics: Inside the EU Commission’ at ARENA in Oslo. This paper uses reputation theory to address a century-old puzzle: what guides the choice of coordination efforts
Marko Milenkovic, ‘European Union Agencies and Third Countries – Increasing Opportunities within Differentiated Integration’ (26 January 2018) Decentralised agencies are now indispensable feature of executive governance in the European Union. There is hardly an area of EU engagement without an
Sevasti Chatzopoulou, ‘The EU Agencies’ Role in Policy Diffusion beyond the EU: EEA, EMA and EFSA’ The extensive literature on the EU agencies has mainly focused on their role in the harmonisation and expansion of regulatory standards within the EU.
TARN launches a call for papers on ‘Information Sharing and European Agencies: Novel Frontiers’. A workshop will be held on 23 May 2018 in Florence, at the EUI. The purpose of the one-day doctoral and post-doctoral workshop will be to debate
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.