Mobilizing for Democracy – Civil Society Organisations
The ERC project lead by Professor Donatella Della Porta investigates Civil Society Organisations’ participation in democratization processes. Under which (external and internal) conditions and through which mechanisms do CSOs trigger, support, and play an important role in democratization processes? What is the legacy of the participation of civil society during transitions to democracy on the quality of democracy during consolidation?
Addressing Demand in Anti-Trafficking Efforts and Policies - Domestic Work Case Study
Focussing on seven countries - Belgium, UK, France, Greece, Italy, Cyprus and The Netherlands - the EUI based research team examines what kind of work is involved in trafficking in human beings in the domestic work sector, what are the motivations and the profits behind it and the circumstances that allow it to take place.