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Eu enlargement and multi-level governance in european regional and environment policies: patterns of learning, adaptation and europeanization among cohesion countries (greece, ireland, portugal) and lessons for new members (hungary, poland)

Objective

The research project focuses on facilitating the adaptation process of EU prospective new member states (Poland, Hungary) to the multi-level system of governance in the regional and environment policy areas by conceptualising learning, institutional and policy adaptation within the EU system of governance in the selected policy areas and by drawing lessons from the experience of previous enlargement waves'-Cohesion-countries (Ireland, Portugal, Greece).
This main goal of the project is to be achieved:
first, by evaluating the impact of Europeanization on the governance structures of the three unitary member states of the EU in the selected policy areas;
and second, by utilizing this research outcome in identifying the reforms that Poland and Hungary should undertake to facilitate the adjustment of their public policy structures to the -new- EU environment.

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

INSTITUTE OF URBAN ENVIRONMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCES
Address
Aristotelous Street 14, Kalithea
17671 Athens
Greece

Participants (4)

CENTRE FOR REGIONAL STUDIES OF THE HUNGARIAN ACADEMY
Hungary
Address
Papnovelde U. 22
7621 Pecs
INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE ADMINISTRACAO
Portugal
Address
Palacio Dos Marqueses De Pombal
2780 288 Oeiras
LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE
United Kingdom
Address
Houghton Street
WC2A London
UNIVERSITY OF LIMERICK
Ireland
Address

61 Limerick