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  • The FRAME toolbox for the EU fundamental and human rights policies 

    Haász, Veronika; Jaraczewski, Jakub; Podstawa, Karolina (FRAME, 2017-03)
    This report aims to guide the readers in a simplified way through the EU human rights toolbox that was mapped and analysed in the FRAME authors’ previous work. The present report is divided into two main parts: the first ...
  • Report on the results of policy benchmarking 

    Hachez, Nicolas; Marx, Axel; Lein, Brecht; Meuwissen, Katrien; Schmitt, Pierre; Jaraczewski, Jakub; Lewis, Tamara; Raube, Kolja; Roszak, Joanna; Starl, Klaus; Morondo, Dolores; Tuvionen, Anna Kasia; Weatherburn, Amy (FRAME, 2017-04)
    This report studies the practice of ‘policy benchmarking’ as an instrument to translate the EU’s human rights commitment into practice. Policy benchmarking is a relatively new tool to monitor processes and to assess the ...
  • EU promotion of deep democracy in the Southern Mediterranean: a missed opportunity? 

    Gómez Isa, Felipe; Muñoz Nogal, Ester (FRAME, 2016-11)
    The Southern Mediterranean is a strategic region for the EU. Since the inception of the Barcelona process in the mid-1990s, the EU has provided extensive economic and political support to the authoritarian regimes that ...
  • Integration of FRAME in the education activities at the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization 

    Haász, Veronika; Podstawa, Karolina (FRAME, 2016-11)
    The report ‘Integration of FRAME in the Education Activities at the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization’ accounts for the initiatives undertaken at EIUC to disseminate FRAME project’s ...
  • Coherence and efficiency of the EU external policy related to conflict and crisis 

    Márquez Carrasco, Carmen; Alamillos Sánchez, Rocío; Íñigo Álvarez, Laura (FRAME, 2016-09)
    The present Report is part of Work Package 10 (WP 10) ‘Human Rights Violations in Conflicts’ of the FP7 research project ‘Fostering Human Rights Among European (External and Internal) Policies’ (FRAME). On the basis of the ...
  • The integration of EU development, trade and human rights policies 

    Ark, Manpreet; Islam, Mazharul; Kenner, Jeffrey; Lein, Brecht; Peake, Katrina (FRAME, 2016-09)
    FRAME Work Package 9 is concerned with assessing how human rights are integrated into EU policies on development and trade and to what extent this is translated in concrete policy instruments and tools. It analyses the ...
  • The impact of international global governance and regulatory frameworks in trade 

    Hachez, Nicolas; Hegde, Venkatachala G.; Lein, Brecht; Nyarko, Michael (FRAME, 2016-09)
    This report forms part of the FRAME’s project stream of research which analyses how human rights are integrated into EU policies on trade and development, and to what extent this is consistently and coherently translated ...
  • Bilateral relations with China, India and South Africa 

    Kopper, Ákos; Jain, Rajendra K.; Killander, Magnus; Mkhabela, Justice; Nkrumah, Bright; Pillay, Kevashinee; Zhou, Zirong; Yin, Lingying; He, Fei; Li, Lifan (FRAME, 2016-09)
    This report presents a study of the EU’s efforts in promoting human rights towards three partner countries: India, South Africa and China. These three countries were chosen for three reasons. First, they are major global ...
  • The role of human rights in the EU’s external action in the Eastern Partnership, the Southern Neighbourhood and in Sub-Saharan Africa 

    Dunay, Pál; Ekeke, Alex; Ghazaryan, Narine; Gunn, Jeremy; Huszka, Beáta; Killander, Magnus; Nkrumah, Bright; Körtvélyesi, Zsolt; Rácz, András; Balogh, László; Halász, Péter; Kopper, Ákos; Majtényi, Balázs; Nagy, Alíz (FRAME, 2016-09)
    This report discusses the role of human rights in the EU’s policy to the Eastern Partnership countries, the southern neighbours and the sub-Saharan African states. It builds on the first report of FRAME Work Package 6 – ...
  • The Role of Human Rights in EU-US bilateral Relations 

    Unger, Anna; Wallace, Stuart; Ziegler, Tamas Dezso (FRAME, 2016-08)
    This report provides an analysis of the major questions relating to the relationship between the European Union and the United States of America in the field of human rights. It is the fifth Deliverable in Work Package 6 ...
  • Policymakers' Experiences Regarding Coherence in the European Union Human Rights Context 

    Ginsborg, Lisa; Benedek, Wolfgang; Finlay, Graham; Haász, Veronika; Meier, Isabella; Starl, Klaus; Vivona, Maddalena; Wallace, Stuart (FRAME, 2016-07)
    This report tries to get a sense of how coherence or incoherence appears in practice in the activities and discourse of policymakers in EU institutions, the Member States and in their vertical and horizontal interaction. ...
  • Assessing the strategic use of the EU fundamental and human rights toolbox 

    Altafin, Chiara; Haász, Veronika; Podstawa, Karolina (FRAME, 2016-07)
    The report on ‘Assessing the strategic use of the EU fundamental and human rights toolbox’, which includes case studies on Hungary and Poland, Turkey, and Ukraine, evaluates the strategic use of the EU internal fundamental ...
  • Challenges to the Effectiveness of EU Human Rights and Democratisation Policies 

    Gómez Isa, Felipe; Muñoz Nogal, Ester; Nagore Casas, María; Szoszkiewicz, Łukasz; Wladasch, Katrin; Dai, Wenhai; Lv, Si; Nie, Xiaojing; Zhou, Zirong; Uchuypoma, Diego; Marinelli, Chiara; Constantino, Renato (FRAME, 2016-05)
    This report is aimed at exploring the effectiveness of EU policies in the field of human rights and democracy promotion against the background of a number of selected case studies. Since the end of the Cold War, the EU has ...
  • The protection of vulnerable individuals in the context of EU policies on border checks, asylum and immigration 

    Mustaniemi-Laakso, Maija; Heikkilä, Mikaela; Del Gaudio, Eleonora; Konstantis, Sotiris; Nagore Casas, María; Morondo, Dolores; Hegde, Venkatachala G.; Finlay, Graham (FRAME, 2016-05)
    The present report discusses the protection of particularly vulnerable individuals in the context of EU policies on border checks, asylum and immigration. With a view to evaluate human rights integration in the external ...
  • Case study: Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) 

    Márquez Carrasco, Carmen; Churruca Muguruza, Cristina; Alamillos Sánchez, Rocío (FRAME, 2016-05)
    The present Report entitled ‘Case study: Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP)’ was written as part of Work Package 10 (WP 10) ‘Human Rights Violations in Conflicts’ of the FP7 project ‘Fostering Human Rights Among ...
  • Human rights concepts in EU Human Rights Dialogues 

    Majtényi, Balázs; Sosa, Lorena; Timmer, Alexandra; Jain, Rajendra K.; Caycho, Renato Constantino; Marinelli, Chiara; Gunn, Jeremy; Lacuesta, Alvaro; Benjelloun, Sara; Killander, Magnus; Kareithi, Mona; Nkrumah, Bright; Yan, Zihan (FRAME, 2016-04)
    This report presents five case studies on EU Human Rights Dialogues (HRDs). The case studies concern the HRDs with the African Union, China, India, Morocco and Peru. Building on the findings of the previous reports in Work ...
  • EU engagement with other European regional organisations 

    Chané, Anna-Luise; Hauser, Agata; Jaraczewski, Jakub; Jóźwicki, Władysław; Kędzia, Zdzisław; Šimáková, Michaela Anna; Suchocka, Hanna; Wallace, Stuart (FRAME, 2016-04)
    This deliverable of Work Package 5 presents the outcome of the analysis and critical assessment of EU human rights engagement with other European regional organisations. Cooperation between the European Union and the ...
  • Structures and mechanisms to strengthen engagement with non-state actors in the protection and promotion of human rights 

    Kenner, Jeffrey; Schmitt, Pierre; Sissins, Katrina; Wallace, Stuart (FRAME, 2016-04)
    The previous reports in this work package have demonstrated that the European Union (EU) as a whole makes substantial efforts to engage with a range of Non-State-Actors (NSAs) encompassing i) businesses, including transnational ...
  • The role of human rights in the EU’s external action in the Western Balkans and Turkey 

    Fraczek, Susanne; Huszka, Beáta; Körtvélyesi, Zsolt (FRAME, 2016-04)
    This report discusses the role of human rights in the EU’s enlargement policy to the Western Balkans and Turkey. It builds on the first report of FRAME Work Package 6 – Deliverable 6.1 – which gave an overview of the types ...
  • Case Study on Holding Private Military and Security Companies Accountable for Human Rights Violations 

    Wallace, Stuart (FRAME, 2016-04)
    This case study examines how to hold private military and security companies (PSCs) accountable for human rights violations. It follows on from previous reports in this work package which identified PSCs as perpetrators ...

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