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Gendering the European Parliament

Representativeness in International Organizations

Governance
 
Institutions
 
Representation
 
Global
 
International
 
Panel Number
P366
Panel Chair
Michal Parízek
Charles University
Panel Discussant
Thomas Sommerer
Stockholm University

Time
10/09/2016 09:00 - 10:40
Location
Building: Faculty of Law Floor: 2 Room: FL225
Abstract
This Panel addresses the question of how various constituencies – state as well as non-state actors and groups thereof – are represented in international organizations (IOs). It understands representativeness as both a functional and a normative imperative for successful governance. At the same time, it seeks to understand why constituencies vary so significantly in their representation in many IOs’ core bodies, examples including the (under-)representation of less developed countries, of rising powers, or of various societal actors. The contributions focus on the political decision-making bodies within the IOs as well as on their administrative apparatuses, the international secretariats. The panel maps the core concept of representativeness through contributions both empirical and conceptual/theoretical in nature.

Paper List


Title Details
Europe for All or Europe for Some? Parliamentary Representation in National EU Politics View Paper Details
Legitimacy in Time: Institutional Design, Legitimacy Drift and Decoupling at the UN Security Council View Paper Details
Nongovernmental voters in international organizations: Insights from the International Labour Organization View Paper Details
Representation in TTIP and TPP: Inclusion, Deliberation, and Politicization View Paper Details
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