Transnational public participation in EU large-scale energy and transport infrastructure projects
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BeschreibungSeminar paper from the year 2014 in the subject Politics - International Politics - Topic: European Union, grade: 94/100% ("excellent"), Hertie School of Governance, course: Master of Public Policy (MPP), language: English, abstract: This paper discusses how transnational public participation in the cross-border planning of EU infrastructures can be improved. The paper starts in the first part by presenting the rationale for improving transnational public participation in EU infrastructure planning. In the second part, the paper not only discusses the current framework and main instruments, but also highlights its major shortcomings. Based on these findings, the paper ends by deriving policy options on how to improve transnational public participation in EU infrastructure planning.
The findings of this paper are based on the author¿s research in the framework of his one-year fellowship with the Studienkolleg zu Berlin, the European excellence scholarship programme of the Hertie Foundation, German National Academic Foundation, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, and the Berlin Institute for Advanced Study. Between January and May 2014 qualitative expert and guideline-based interviews as well as extensive field research on site of three large-scale infrastructure projects in Europe were conducted by the author, in addition to literature review. Support and funding by the organizations to conduct this research are greatly appreciated.
Untertitel: How can public participation in the cross-border planning of these EU infrastructures be improved?. Sprache: Englisch. Dateigröße in KByte: 450.
Verlag: GRIN Verlag
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2015
Seitenanzahl: 18 Seiten
Format: pdf eBook