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The democratization of international organizations

First International Democracy Report 2014

Published by Routledge 15 December 2013

edited by
Giovanni Finizio
Lucio Levi
Nicola Vallinoto

 

 

 

 

 


Table of Contents

 

 

 

Tables and Figures

Foreword, Roberto Palea

Abbreviations

 

 

PART I

 

 

1.                   Preface

Giovanni Finizio, Lucio Levi and Nicola Vallinoto

 

2.                   Introduction

Lucio Levi

 

3.                   The Legal and Political Status of International Parliamentary Institutions

Claudia Kissling

 

PART II: Universal Organisations

 

4.                   United Nations

Giovanni Finizio

 

5.                   World Bank

Tina M. Zappile

 

6.                   International Monetary Fund

Jonathan R. Strand

 

7.                   World Trade Organization

Alexia Herwig

 

8.                   International Labour Organization

Jill Jensen

 

9.                   Inter-Parliamentary Union

Claudia Kissling

 

PART III: Regional Organisations

 

Europe

 

10.               The Democratisation of the European Union: Historical and Theoretical Aspects

Mario Telò

 

Box 1.    Benelux

 

11.               European Union: the Process Towards Supranationality

Lucia Serena Rossi

 

Box 2.    Central European Iniziative

 

12.               The Democratisation of the European Union

Dawid Friedrich

 

Box 3.    Nordic Council

 

 

Africa

 

13.               African Union (AU)

Stephen S. Kingah

 

14.               Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

Hélene Gandois

 

15.               West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)

Kama Tapè Berengér

 

16.               Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)

Angela Meyer

 

17.               Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CAEMC)

Angela Meyer

 

18.               East African Community (EAC)

Korwa G. Adar

 

19.               Southern African Development Community (SADC)

Andreas Godsäter

 

Box 4.    Arab Maghreb Union

 

 

America

 

20.               South American Common Market (MERCOSUR)

Mariana Luna Pont

 

21.               Andean Community (CAN)

Dayanna Sanchez Rodriguez

 

22.               Union of South American Nations (UNASUR)

Nicolas Comini

 

23.               Central American Integration System (SICA)

Giannis Papageorgiou

 

24.               Caribbean Community (CARICOM)

Tamara Brown-Onnis

 

25.               North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

Jordan Bankhead

 

 

Asia and Oceania

 

26.               Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN)

Herman Joseph S. Kraft

 

27.               South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)

Deepshikha Shahi

 

28.               Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)

Jordan Bankhead

 

29.               Pacific Islands Forum (PIF)

Chris Hamer

 

 

PART IV: Interregional Organisations

 

30.               Council of Europe (CoE)

Kundai M. Sithole

 

Box 5.    Arctic Council

 

31.               EU/ACP Partnership

Andrea Cofelice

 

Box 6.    International Organization of La Francophonie

 

32.               League of Arab States (LAS)

Nadine Mourad Sika

 

Box 7.    Council of Baltic Sea States

 

33.               North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

Marek Madej

 

Box 8.    Organisation of Black Sea Economic Co-operation

 

34.               Organization of American States (OAS)

Marcos Aurélio Guedes de Oliveira

 

Box 9.    Organization of Islamic Cooperation

 

35.               Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)

Julinda Beqiraj

 

36.               Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC)

Alexander Libman

 

PART V

37.          Autonomous Interparliamentary Assemblies

Edited by Laura Roscio

 

Amazonian Parliament

Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum

Association of Senates, Shoora and Equivalent Councils in Africa and the Arab World

Baltic Assembly

Central European Initiative

Indigenous Parliament of America

Inter-Parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy

Inter-Parliamentary Forum of the Americas

Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean

Parliamentary Confederation of the Americas

 

PART VI

 

38                 Civil Society Movements and Campaigns for International Democracy

 

Nicola Vallinoto

 
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