European Union and Democratisation: Backsliding in Tow of Unsuccessful Conditionality?
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Dr Katarína Sipulova gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series. In the context of the constitutional crises spreading through Hungary, Romania, and Poland and increasing doubts about the EU’s ability to safeguard its fundamental values and prevent the democratic backsliding of member states after the accession conditionality loses force, Dr Katarína Sipulova analyzes the EU’s democratizing influence and the political and legal measures chosen by different actors and EU institutions to exert it.