Project publications

This page contains publications written by current or former researchers in the PROM, which relate to the work done in the context of the research project.

  • Conzelmann, Thomas (2023): Peer reviews in the OECD. In F. de Francesco & C. M. Radaelli (Eds.), The Elgar companion to the OECD (forthcoming). Edward Elgar.
  • Conzelmann, Thomas (2022): Peer reviewing the rule of law? A new mechanism to safeguard EU values. European Papers. A Journal on Law and Integration, 7(2), 671–695. 
  • Carraro, Valentina (2022): The more the better? The complementarity of United Nations institutions in the fight against torture. Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, 40(4), 354–378.
  • Carraro, Valentina and Hortense Jongen (2020): Peer review in financial integrity matters (FACTI Panel Background Paper 8); New York, United Nations FACTI Panel. Online
  • Carraro, Valentina (2019): Promoting compliance with human rights: The performance of the United Nations’ Universal Periodic Review and Treaty Bodies. International Studies Quarterly  63(4), pp.1079–1093, doi/10.1093/isq/sqz078.
  • Carraro, Valentina,  Conzelmann, Thomas & Jongen, Hortense (2019): Fears of peers? Explaining peer and public shaming in global governance. Cooperation and Conflict 54(3), 335-355, doi/10.1177/0010836718816729
  • Carraro, Valentina (2019): Electing the experts: Expertise and independence in the UN Human Rights treaty bodies. European Journal of International Relations, 25(3), 826–851. doi/10.1177/1354066118819138.
  • Jongen, Hortense & Carraro, Valentina (2018): Leaving the doors open or keeping them closed? The impact of transparency on the authority of peer reviews in international organisations. Global Governance 24 (4), pp. 615-635.
  • Jongen, Hortense (2018): The authority of peer reviews among states in the global governance of corruption. Review of International Political Economy 25 (6), pp. 909-935.  doi:10.1080/09692290.2018.1512891
  • Carraro, Valentina (2017): The United Nations Treaty Bodies and Universal Periodic Review: Advancing human rights by preventing politicization? Human Rights Quarterly 39 (4), pp. 943-970. doi:10.1353/hrq.2017.0055.
  • Jongen, Hortense (2017): Combating corruption the soft way: the authority of peer reviews in the global fight against graft. Maastricht : Datawyse / Universitaire Pers Maastricht.
  • Carraro, Valentina (2017): A double-edged sword: the effects of politicization on the authority of the UN Universal Periodic Review and Treaty Bodies. Maastricht: Datawyse / Universitaire Pers Maastricht.
  • Kühner, Martina (2016): Monitoring commitments made under the Kyoto Protocol: An effective tool for accountability in the anthropocene?; in: Philipp Pattberg and Fariborz Zelli (eds.): Environmental governance in the anthropocene: Institutions and legitimacy in a complex world; London and New York: Routledge, pp. 184-197.
  • Kühner, Martina (2015): The role of ‘soft’ monitoring instruments for compliance with international climate goals; in: Cörvers, Ron et al. (eds): Sustainable development research at ICIS: Taking stock and looking ahead; Maastricht: Universitaire Pers Maastricht, pp. 203-211.
  • Espey, Jessica & Walęcik, Karolina & Kühner, Martina (2015): Follow-up and review of the SDGs: Fulfilling our commitments (SDSN Working paper, 30 November 2015); New York: Sustainable Development Solutions Network.
  • Conzelmann, Thomas (2014): Who governs? Authority and authorisation in global affairs. Maastricht: Maastricht University (inaugural lecture; held on 20 June 2014).
  • Conzelmann, Thomas (2014): ‘The politics of peer reviewing: Comparing the OECD and the EU/OMC’; in Tannelie Blom and Sophie Vanhoonacker (eds.): The politics of informing the EU; Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 49-62.