Corruption is recognised as a major policy problem across the world. The recent publication of the Panama Papers has highlighted the varying success of combating corruption. Four years into the project, researchers of the ANTICORRP project are discussing the success of the last 15 years of anti-corruption policies. What do the revelations in the Panama Papers tell us about the elites in the developed world? Is Greece successfully moving towards ethical universalism? Are there more examples like Greece than we would care to admit?
This FamiliesAndSociety policy brief tackles the role of laws and policies in shaping gendered interdependencies in families; the way the “sandwich generation” (those likely to raise a child or a grandchild and care for parents at the same time) cares for older parents across countries; transfers in Europe from ageing parents to adult children and vice versa, and the extent to which the financial crisis has affected intergenerational patterns of family support across households.
The final book of the ENGOV project 'Environmental governance in Latin America' studies the nature and background of contemporary environmental governance in Latin America as well as the possibilities for more sustainability and socio-environmental justice. In eleven chapters by an international team of experts, important contemporary political changes in environmental governance are discussed, and new initiatives are analysed.
After four years of research in the EU project Nopoor, the Indian partners and NOPOOR guest researchers presented their new insights towards fighting poverty in a two days policy workshop, reflecting to the current Agenda 2030 of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
8 April 2016, Brussels
DG RTD hosted a workshop on Cultures & Citizenship, which gathered policy relevant Social Sciences and Humanities research projects. The workshop focused on different aspects of cultures and citizenship and explored the emergence, the current challenges and the perspectives of cultural and rights-based Europeanisation. Research results, findings, conclusions and recommendations from the workshop will provide scientific evidence for policy making at all levels.
The European Commission and the European Union External Action Service have published the summary report of the public consultations on the 'post-Cotonou' agreement - the partnership and relations after 2020 between the European Union and the members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP). Read the interviews and contributions from social sciences and humanities projects funded by the European Commission that address issues of relevance for the future cooperation between the EU and the ACP.