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The contribution of Civil Society Organizations to representative democracy in the EU

1 September 2011 - 31 August 2013

PI/s in Exeter: Dr Dario Castiglione

CI/s in Exeter: Professor Sandra Kröger

Funding awarded: £ 164,481

Sponsor(s): European Commission (EC)

About the research

The proposed study analyzes how Civil Society Organisations non-electoral representation across different governance levels in the EU, and what type of representation these practices embody. It thereby contributes to a better understanding of the contribution of CSOs to democracy in the EU.