Welcome to the blog of the Research Network on Effective Enforcement of EU Law and policy. If you would like to contribute a blog, click here for more details.

EU Law and Policy – How effectively is it enforced?

More law, or better enforcement? A new policy focus on enforcement by the current Juncker Commission(2014-2019) has prompted a renewed interest in enforcement of EU law and policy across disciplines. In pursuance of its Better Regulation Agenda, the Juncker Commission has turned its attention to the final stage of the EU policy cycle which it has characterised as ‘monitoring, implementation and enforcement’. The launch of the REFIT Programme alongside the ‘Evaluate First’ principle of policy making has reinvigorated scholarly interest in enforcement, and the European Commission has made it clear that enforcement rather than elaboration of yet more legislation is the main focus of its Work Pr

Featured Posts

Posts List


  • Twitter Social Icon

© Dr Melanie Smith 2018. Proudly created with Wix.com