Research projects

Institutional design in comparative regional organization (InDeCRI)

Why do regional organizations adopt certain institutions in their design? This project responds this question. For this, it analyzes the cases of six different institutions (democracy protection clauses, supranational citizenship/electoral rights for the direct election of regional parliaments; domestic constitutional reception of integration commitments; electoral observartion bodies, South/South cooperation and institutions for security and defence) in four Latin America integration organizations (Mercosur, Unasur, Comunidad Andina-CAN- and SICA). The project inquiries...