Student reflections on the Bilbao workshop

On the 31st January and 1st February, I had the opportunity to assist the III EUFINACCO Workshop hosted by the Deusto Faculty of Law and organized by the SAPIA Jean Monnet Module held by Maria Luisa Sánchez Barrueco. This event was a great contribution to my academic formation as an International Relations and Law student.... Continue Reading →


40 years of auditing the European Development Fund

Last week I had the opportunity to present my MA thesis at the third EUFINACCO Workshop on Financial Accountability in the European Union with a view to the forthcoming edited volume analysing Financial Accountability (Institutions, Policy and Practice) at the University of Deusto in Bilbao. My thesis entitled “40 years of audit of the European... Continue Reading →

EUFINACCO workshop: 31 January-2 February, Deusto Law School, Bilbao

What does 'accountability' mean in the specific field of European Union financial management? How is EU budget implementation held to account? Which mechanisms operate to hold European public policies to budget accountability? Which accountability breaches or institutional constrains do watchdog institutions face in practice? Are these organs well equipped to cope with innovative financial instruments... Continue Reading →

Call for Papers: Workshop on Policy Evaluation in the EU

Dr. Paul Stephenson (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Maastricht University) and Prof. Frans Leeuw (Faculty of Law, Maastricht University; Director of the Netherlands Institute for Applied Security and Justice Research WODC, affiliated with the Dutch Ministry of Justice; former president of the European Evaluation Society) are planning a workshop on ‘Policy Evaluation in the... Continue Reading →

Research associate opportunity

The Chair of Public Policy at the University of Bamberg invites applications for one position as research associate in the research project “Combatting Fiscal Fraud and Empowering Regulators (COFFERS)” funded by the European Commission (Horizon 2020). The position is designed to promote early-career researchers and give successful applicants the opportunity to pursue either a PhD... Continue Reading →

Second EUFINACCO workshop in Berlin

On 17-19 May 2017 the three co-convenors of EUFINACCO, Paul Stephenson (Maastricht University), Hartmut Aden (Berlin School of Economics and Law) and Maria Luisa Sanchez Barrueco (Deusto University) held the second of three workshops on financial accountability in the EU at the Berlin School of Economics and Law. The event brought together 18 researchers and... Continue Reading →

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