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The value and functions of parliaments in regional organisations

Executive Training Seminar

16 – 18 November 2016

Scientific Coordinators: Carlos Closa | Istituto de Politicas y Bienes Públicos, Spain & European University Institute, Italy

A significant number of regional (and even international and global) organisations across the globe have equipped themselves with representative assemblies or regional parliaments. The reason for this institutional development may be found in an increasing awareness and will to add democratic legitimacy to regional organizations. Beyond this common trend, a significant variance emerges in relation to design, powers and performance. This variance expresses the adaptation of the parliamentary institution to different environments. This ETS involved high level officials and representatives discuss and shedding light on these issues.

programme

Speakers

Victor Borges | ECOWAS Parliament, Nigeria
Carlos Closa | Istituto de Politicas y Bienes Públicos, Spain & European University Institute, Italy
María Claudia Drummond | Federal Senate, Brazil
Kabeer Garba | ECOWAS Parliament, Nigeria
Wanyama Masinde | Centre for Regional Integration, Kenya
Jorge Taiana | MERCOSUR Parliament, Uruguay

Scholarships

The Academy offers a limited number of merit-based partial scholarships (contribution to travel and accommodation costs of the applicant) for which only applicants from developing countries are eligible. If you wish to apply for a scholarship, please attach a brief letter of intent to the application form indicating both your reasons for the request of financial aid and your motivation and potential contribution to the Executive Training Seminar. Deadline for scholarship applications: 19 October 2016.

 

 

Matthias Kindel
AGG Training Coordinator
Tel.: +39 055 4685960
matthias.kindel@eui.eu