FRAME Fostering Human Rights Among European Policies


Work Package 6

a) Name

WP6: Regional Partnerships and Bilateral Cooperation

b) Short description / objectives

The aims of WP6 are:
    • To assess bilateral cooperation – dialogues, partnerships and associations – of the EU with regional partners and third countries on human rights promotion and protection, in particular focusing on the European; Enlargement Policy, the European Neighbourhood Policy, relations with ACP countries and bilateral cooperation with emerging economies and the US;
    • To map and assess the human rights instruments the EU uses as part of its regional and bilateral relationships as well as the consistent and qualitative integration of human rights in the EU’s external policy towards these regions and countries;
    • To evaluate the local impact of the EU’s engagement on the situation of human rights in third countries and identify and formulate policy recommendations on how the EU can enhance its impact;
    • To look for creative ways to improve the credibility and consistency of the EU’s external policy from the aspect of human rights protection.

c) Work Package Leader

Institute of Political and International Studies Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)