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    • Concepts of human rights, democracy, and the rule of law: a literature review 

      Timmer, Alexandra (FRAME, 2013-11)
      This literature review is the first deliverable in Work Package 3 (“WP3”) of the FRAME project. Its topic is the conceptualization of the notions of human rights, democracy and rule of law in the recent academic literature. ...
    • International Human Rights Protection: Institutions and Instruments 

      Mayrhofer, Monika; Chavez, Carmela; Hegde, Venkatachala G.; Killander, Magnus; Larik, Joris; Nkrumah, Bright; Salmón, Elizabeth (FRAME, 2014-01)
      The present Report on the mapping study on relevant actors in human rights protection was written as part of Work Package 4 “Protection of Human Rights: Institution and Instruments” of the FP 7 project “Fostering Human ...
    • The positive and negative human rights impacts of non-state actors 

      David, Nicolas; Dowell-Jones, Mary; Footer, Mary; Kenner, Jeffrey; Mustaniemi-Laakso, Maija; Nolan, Aoife (FRAME, 2014-07)
      This report on the positive and negative human rights impacts of non-state actors (NSAs) is the first deliverable in Work Package 7 (WP7), ‘Engagement with Private Actors, TNCs and Civil Society’, of the FP7 project, ...
    • Mapping legal and policy instruments of the EU for human rights and democracy support 

      Churruca Muguruza, Cristina; Gómez Isa, Felipe; García San José, Daniel; Fernández Sánchez, Pablo Antonio; Márquez Carrasco, Carmen; Muñoz Nogal, Ester; Nagore Casas, María; Timmer, Alexandra (FRAME, 2014-07)
      This report is devoted to the mapping of legal and policy instruments of the EU for human rights and democracy support. In particular, it highlights the EU´s human rights priorities in terms of themes and vulnerable groups ...
    • Factors which enable or hinder the protection of human rights 

      Lassen, Eva Maria; Mayrhofer, Monika; Vedel Kessing, Peter; Sano, Hans-Otto; García San José, Daniel; Frank Jørgensen, Rikke (FRAME, 2014-08)
      In assessing the factors that influence the protection and promotion of human rights in the European Union (EU), this report elucidates those factors that cut across the catalogue of human rights. This report seeks to ...
    • The integration of human rights in EU development and trade policies 

      Beke, Laura; D’Hollander, David; Hachez, Nicolas; Pérez de las Heras, Beatriz (FRAME, 2014-09)
      The EU has attempted to foster the nexus between trade, development and human rights by gradually integrating human rights into its trade and development policies from the 1990s onwards. The Lisbon Treaty subsequently made ...
    • Fundamental rights in the institutions and instruments of the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice 

      Engström, Viljam; Heikkilä, Mikaela (FRAME, 2014-09)
      The purpose of this research report is to give an overview of institutional decision-making in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ). Particular attention will be paid to how European Union (EU) institutions ...
    • Coherence of human rights policymaking in EU institutions and other EU agencies and bodies 

      Lewis, Tamara; Benedek, Wolfgang; Müller-Funk, Anna (FRAME, 2014-09)
      This report is submitted in connection with Work Package 8 of the FP7 FRAME (Fostering Human Rights Among European Policies) project. The report falls within Cluster Two, tasked to look at the actors in the European Union’s ...
    • Human rights violations in conflict settings 

      Márquez Carrasco, Carmen; Íñigo Álvarez, Laura; Loozen, Nora; Salmón, Elizabeth (FRAME, 2014-09)
      The dramatic reality of contemporary conflicts and related violent crisis is the heavy toll of armed violence on civilians. The changing nature of conflict have brought about strategies and tactics that have made vulnerable ...
    • EU human rights engagement in UN bodies 

      Baranowska, Grażyna; Chané, Anna-Luise; D’Hollander, David; Hauser, Agata; Jaraczewski, Jakub; Kędzia, Zdzisław; Lewicki, Mariusz; Połczyńska, Anna (FRAME, 2014-11)
      This report presents the outcome of the analysis and critical assessment of EU human rights engagement in UN bodies. The EU has committed itself in the Treaty on the European Union to ‘promote multilateral solutions to ...
    • Human Rights Indicators in the Context of the European Union 

      Starl, Klaus; Apostolovski, Veronika; Meier, Isabella; Möstl, Markus; Vivona, Maddalena; Kulmer, Alexandra (FRAME, 2014-12)
      Human rights indicators are an essential instrument for planning, monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of human rights protection and promotion. On the international, regional, national and local levels, numerous ...
    • Mapping, analysing and implementing foreign policy instruments 

      Fraczek, Susanne; Huszka, Beáta; Hüttner, Claudia; Körtvélyesi, Zsolt; Majtényi, Balázs; Romsics, Gergely (FRAME, 2014-12)
      This report provides a framework for mapping, analysing and implementing foreign policy instruments. It is the first Deliverable in Work Package 6 of the FRAME project. The FRAME is a research project funded under the EU’s ...
    • EU human rights, democracy and rule of law: from concepts to practice 

      Timmer, Alexandra; Majtényi, Balázs; Häusler, Katharina; Salát, Orsolya (FRAME, 2014-12)
      This report provides an analysis of the EU’s conceptualisation and operationalisation of the concepts of human rights, democracy and rule of law. It is the second Deliverable in Work Package 3 of the FRAME project. The ...
    • Improving EU Engagement with Non-State Actors 

      Benedek, Wolfgang; Footer, Mary; Kenner, Jeffrey; Mustaniemi-Laakso, Maija; Nindler, Reinmar; Nolan, Aoife; Wallace, Stuart (FRAME, 2015-03)
      This report, FRAME 7.2, provides analysis of the EU’s engagement with non-state actors. In the context of FRAME, non-state actors (NSAs) are understood to encompass businesses, international financial institutions (IFIs), ...
    • The EU’s engagement with regional multilateral organisations Case study: Inter-American perspective 

      Balcerzak, Filip; Chané, Anna-Luise; Marinelli, Chiara; Romero, Amilcar; Salmón, Elizabeth (FRAME, 2015-06)
      The sixth deliverable of Work Package No 5 (WP 5) presents the outcome of the analysis and critical assessment of EU human rights engagement with the Organization of American States (OAS). The EU has committed itself in ...
    • The impact of EU trade and development policies on human rights 

      Brando, Nicolás; Hachez, Nicolas; Lein, Brecht; Marx, Axel (FRAME, 2015-06)
      Since the Lisbon treaty entered into force on 1 December 2009, all policies of the European Union must contribute to the promotion and protection of human rights. For the Union’s external policies in particular, Article ...
    • In-depth studies of selected factors which enable or hinder the protection of human rights in the context of globalisation 

      Mayrhofer, Monika; Zarrehparvar, Mandana; Sano, Hans-Otto; Marslev, Kristoffer; Møller Pedersen, Anja; Vedel Kessing, Peter (FRAME, 2015-06)
      Under the auspices of the FP7 project Fostering Human Rights among European Policies (FRAME), this publication is a follow-up on the first report (D 2.1) on ‘factors which enable or hinder the protection of human rights’. ...
    • The EU’s engagement with regional multilateral organisations Case study: African perspective 

      Chané, Anna-Luise; Ho Tu Nam, Nora; Killander, Magnus; Lewandowski, Tomasz; Miamingi, Remember; Nkrumah, Bright (FRAME, 2015-06)
      This deliverable of Work Package No 5 assesses the engagement of the EU with the AU and other intergovernmental organisations in Africa. Through the Joint Africa-EU Strategy (JAES), the EU and its member states on the one ...
    • Human rights priorities in the European Union's external and internal policies: an assessment of consistency with a special focus on vulnerable groups 

      Abrisketa, Joana; Churruca Muguruza, Cristina; de la Cruz, Cristina; García, Laura; Márquez Carrasco, Carmen; Morondo, Dolores; Nagore Casas, María; Sosa, Lorena; Timmer, Alexandra (FRAME, 2015-07)
      Deliverable D12.1 provided a mapping of legal and policy instruments of the EU for human rights and democracy support towards third countries, with focus on the identification by the EU of its human rights priorities for ...
    • The global human rights protection governance system 

      Häusler, Katharina; Bregaglio, Renata; Chavez, Carmela; Dai, Tingting; Gómez Isa, Felipe; Hegde, Venkatachala G.; Jaraczewski, Jakub; Killander, Magnus; Lukas, Karin; Nagore Casas, María; Nkrumah, Bright; Yin, Lingying (FRAME, 2015-07)
      This report was written as part of the FP7 research project ‘Fostering Human Rights Among European (External and Internal) Policies’ and falls under Work Package 4 ‘Protection of Human Rights: Institution and Instruments’. ...