Alice Engl

Alice Engl
Eurac Research · Institute for Minority Rights

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During the 2020 South Tyrolean municipal election that was postponed due to Covid-19-crisis, 113 municipal councils were up for election – parallel to the Italian confirming constitutional referendum. One of the peculiarities of this local council election was its election campaign: It was atypically short without any major capital investments in m...
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La seconda parte del lavoro di ricerca del progetto “Le comunità italiane nei Balcani: storia recente e nuove traiettorie” propone un’analisi dell’odierno quadro socio-giuridico, culturale ed economico nonché dell’attuale ruolo di quelle che sono diventate le minoranze o comunità nazionali italiane (CNI) in tre paesi, ossia Slovenia, Croazia e Bosn...
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Many European borderscapes have historical legacies and local and regional cultural specificities. They are multiethnic and multicultural borderscapes and include areas with regionally rooted identities as well as residential areas of national minorities. This contribution uses the specific lens of minority studies to look at the EGTC tool in such...
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Cross-border areas in Europe are promoted as places of integration, whose cooperation is encouraged by the Interreg programme and the European Grouping for Territorial Cooperation (EGTC) tool. For the 2021–2027 Cohesion Pack, the European Commission proposed the European Cross-Border Mechanism (ECBM), a regulation that would allow one member state...
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Cooperation is both a challenge and a necessity for modern public administration authorities. The increasing differentiation in public administration requires increasing cooperation to create synergy. Nevertheless, cooperation faces many difficulties due to different legal systems or administrative cultures. Furthermore, cross-border administrative...
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This paper focusses on the role of border regions in the governance of refugee flows. By analyzing the political discourse with regard to refugees and asylum seekers in the Euroregion Tyrol-South Tyrol-Trentino, the paper evaluates the strength of ideational ties and of ideological frames for cross-border, policy-making capabilities in a contested...
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The European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation (EGTC) has become a central tool for (sub-) state authorities to organise territorial cooperation in the EU. To take stock of this rapid change, the present chapter suggests an analytical framework in two steps. Firstly, the EGTC instrument is symptomatic of a turn in how the European territorial coh...
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Austria’s new government has proposed to offer Austrian citizenship to German-speakers in the province of South Tyrol in Italy. Stephen J. Larin and Alice Engl argue that although the proposal has been welcomed by separatist parties in South Tyrol, it does not threaten Italy’s territorial integrity, and it would not have happened without the close...
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This article examines cross-border integration at the sub-state level in the frame of a European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation (EGTC). The EGTC is a supranational and directly applicable EU legal instrument that regulates the creation of cross-border ‘associations' with legal personality between public authorities. Thus, it represents a polic...
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This article investigates territorial cooperation as an instrument that may help to link the two central objectives of the Council of Europe and the European Union: strengthening integration and cohesion, while encouraging and safeguarding diversity. Drawing on studies on minority protection and diversity management as well as on European integrati...
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Crossborder cooperation has generally been recognized as an important mechanism to enhance minority protection; the Council of Europe’s Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (FCNM), for instance, foresees that states should not constrain “the right of persons belonging to national minorities to establish and maintain free a...
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The violent conflicts that erupted after the breakup of communist regimes (especially in the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia) have gradually changed the standing of minority rights and minority protection: first first, the differential treatment of minority groups has become a legitimate-if not necessary-instrument to guarantee equa...
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The aim of this paper is to describe, analyze and compare the recent legal developments regarding territorial cooperation that can be observed on the international and supranational level in Europe: the EC Regulation on a European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation adopted in 2006, on the one hand, and the planned Third Protocol to the European Ou...
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The aim of this paper is to describe, analyze and compare the recent legal developments regarding territorial cooperation that can be observed on the international and supranational level in Europe: the EC Regulation on a European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation adopted in 2006, on the one hand, and the planned Third Protocol to the European Ou...

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