Category Archive for "EU IDEA"

    Europol and Differentiated Integration

    Europol has become a hub for differentiated integration. Initially a small anti-drugs unit, the EU’s police agency is now a fully-fledged body where law enforcement agencies from all around the world work together. Seen through the organisational dimension of...


    Uniformity and Differentiation in the Fundamentals of EU Membership: The EU Rule of Law Acquis in the Pre- and Post-accession Contexts

    The paper discusses the nexus between the EU pre-accession conditionality and membership obligations to guarantee respect for the rule of law as a founding value of the EU, common to the Member States. It does so through the prism...


    Is the EU’s Accession Conditionality Paving the Way for a More Integrated Rule of Law Policy in the EU?

    EU enlargement has been one of the principal vectors of differentiation in the process of European integration due to transitional opt-outs from some obligations (and privileges) of membership (Schimmelfennig 2014). Also, EU accession conditionality has demanded compliance with conditions...


    EU IDEA WP3 Workshop in Berlin

    On January 23 2020, a coordinative workshop under the Horizon 2020 project “Integration and Differentiation for Effectiveness and Accountability“ was held at the premises of the Institut für Europäische Politik in Berlin, Germany. The workshop gathered researchers from the...


    IDSCS at the Executive Board meeting of the EU IDEA project

    Researchers Zoran Nechev and Ivan Damjanovski from the Institute for Democracy ‘Societas Civilis’ were present at the Executive Board meeting of the “EU IDEA – Integration and Differentiation for Effectiveness and Accountability” project on 11 April 2019 at the...