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The European Parliament as a Driving Force of Constitutionalisation

The European Parliament as a Driving Force of Constitutionalisation
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A new EUDO Institutions Study commissioned by AFCO Committee of the European Parliament has been published on the increasing role played by the European Parliament (EP) in the EU decision-making process.

Electoral rules and electoral participation in the European elections: the ballot format and structure

Electoral rules and electoral participation in the European elections: the ballot format and structure
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Read the OPPR Study commissioned by the European Parliament's Committee on Constitutional Affairs examining whether harmonisation and "Europeanisation" of the ballots used in the 28 Member States for the election of the European Parliament is feasible.

Why not solve the democratic deficit within the EU through genuine transnational political conflict?

Why not solve the democratic deficit within the EU through genuine transnational political conflict?
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Read the EUDO Working Paper by Jan Karremans on how a better representation on the European integration dimension should substantially contribute to the formation of a transnational electorate

New EUDO Citizenship Forum Debate

New EUDO Citizenship Forum Debate
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Bloodlines and Belonging: Time to Abandon Ius Sanguinis? Read the kick-off contribution by Costica Dumbrava and commentaries by other authors.

Growth, Crisis, Democracy: The Political Economy of Social Coalitions and Policy Regime Change

Growth, Crisis, Democracy: The Political Economy of Social Coalitions and Policy Regime Change
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This Conference, jointly organised by Waseda University and EUDO, will take place in Villa Malafrasca and Sala del Capitolo at the Badia (EUI) on 26-28 November 2014.

Bulgaria: The Non-voters in Power

Bulgaria: The Non-voters in Power
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In the latest parliamentary elections in Bulgaria, the turnout hit a historic low at less than 50%. Read the post on EUDO Café by Vesco Paskalev