Multiple crises have created new legitimacy challenges for the EU. Have the EU's responses to those crises been legitimate?
The politics of legitimation in the EU: legitimacy recovered?
The overall conclusions of the PLATO project are available in a joint book with contributions by supervisors and PhD researchers. The book develops a better understanding of how the politics of legitimating the EU are actor-dependent, context-dependent and problem-dependent.
From clubs to hubs: analysing lobbying networks in EU financial regulation after crisis
Bas Redert shows that the networks of interest groups concerned with financial regulation become less 'club-like' after the financial crisis in this new Journal of Public Policy article.
- ‘PLATO helped me become confident in my skills and capabilities’ July 17, 2021
- 'An exemplary case of a Marie-Curie Training Network' July 16, 2021
- Addressing legitimacy challenges for the European Union Dec. 8, 2020
PLATO is a European network of leading research universities and professionals from the policy advice, consulting and civil society sectors. The innovative programme trains 15 PhD researchers to contribute to solving key policy issues for Europe.