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By Miroslava Scholten and Alex Brennikmeijer   This blogpost introduces the book ‘Controlling EU Agencies The Rule of Law in a Multi-jurisdictional Legal Order’ which launches the debate on how to build a comprehensive system of controls in light of the ongoing trends of agencification and Europeanisation of the executive in the EU. The book… » read more

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by Trym Nohr Fjørtoft   In 2015, many European states experienced a massive influx of migrants and refugees seeking protection within their borders. The European Refugee crisis was a crisis in many respects—first and foremost for the people forced to flee their homes, but also for the institution tasked with managing the EU’s external borders.… » read more

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  by Evangelia (Lilian) Tsourdi EU agencies are now at the forefront of policy implementation in EU’s migration, asylum and external border control policies for two primary reasons: to overcome the policy implementation gap and enhance interstate solidarity. Focusing specifically on the de jure and de facto mandate expansion of the European Asylum Support Office… » read more

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    By Sabrina Röttger-Wirtz     The independence and impartiality of administrative procedures is a core component of the right to good administration and within the EU is emphasized in Article 41 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights as well as Article 298 TFEU, as well as many pieces of secondary legislation. Conflict of… » read more

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                by Merijn Chamon When the three main institutions adopted the Common Approach on EU Decentralised Agencies in 2012 one of the few innovative elements in this otherwise disappointing non-binding interinstitutional agreement were the provisions dedicated to the selection of the seat of EU agencies. As many EU-watchers… » read more

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The TARN academic research network was founded in 2015 and received co-funding as Jean Monet Network by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union over the period from 2015 until 2018. In order to provide an overview of the most important findings of this period, in this blog post the TARN Statement on EU Agencies… » read more

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      by Katrijn Siderius and Miroslava Scholten EU agencies’ number and powers have grown tremendously in the recent years. Despite the so-called Meroni ‘non-delegation’ doctrine, EU agencies perform a wide range of tasks. They can contribute to or pass (soft) rules of general applications and impose sanctions for violation of EU laws vis-à-vis… » read more

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By Andreas Eriksen The study of the accountability of administrative agencies should enable us to assess whether agency decisions are appropriately scrutinized. In order for this to be possible, we need sense of what makes something into a genuine accountability practice—as opposed to merely a set of administrative hurdles that create an illusory sense of… » read more

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