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From «Paymaster of Europe» to «Shaper of Europeʼs future»

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Although the European Union is facing enormous political challenges, Germany has shown little initiative in European politics in recent years. Proposed reforms of other member states, such as France, have been mostly opposed on the grounds that «the German taxpayers» must not be even further burdened. This study investigates the factual and popular basis of this narrative.

Stabilization via change? The European Union’s support for human rights advocacy in Lebanon

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Civil society is identified as a key partner for the European Union (EU) and receiver of financial support in the European Neighbourhood Policy, as civil society is closest to the citizen’s needs, for example in terms of human rights. However, the existing body of research questions whether such aspirations for human rights are compatible with the EU’s main priority in neighbourhood, stabilization. 

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Anna Schwarz
Head of Global Transformation Programme
Tel. +32 (0)2 743 41 19
Email: anna.schwarz[at]eu.boell.org

Zora Siebert
Head of EU Policy Programme
Tel. +32 (0)2 743 41 05
Email: zora.siebert[at]eu.boell.org

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The Role of the European Union in Its Neighbourhood and in the World

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