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EU Research on Governance & Citizenship in the 6th FP and first period of 7th FP Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities Programme

Funded under: FP7-SSH


Research on the very working of the European institutions, the web of actors involved in deciding about the European 'res publica' - and the involvement of citizens in this - only started at the European level in the late nineties, in the 5th Framework Research Programme and flourished since then. In the 6th Framework Programme several projects - including large Integrated Projects and Networks of Excellence- have addressed these major issues, and some more are coming in the context of the 7th Framework programme - mainly in relation to global governance, multilateralism and the role of the EU in this, and on the new challenges concerning active citizenship and participation. This means that European research on governance evolved from 'latecomer' to well-grounded, and possibly international leader.

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Authors: No author stated, European Commission, DG Research, Brussels (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 23596 EN (2008), 103 pp. Free of charge
Availability: (Catalogue Number: KI-NA-23596-EN-C)
ISBN: ISBN: 978-92-79-09971-7
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