Krösche, Niklas, Schirmer, Swantje, and Tobias Lenz. 2021. Claimed Legitimacy: Appreciating the Diversity of Regional Organizations. GIGA Focus Global, No. 4 (July).
Regional organizations (ROs) are key actors in global and regional governance, and their authority has continuously grown in all world regions. In the face of growing contestation and politicization, these ROs increasingly justify their right to rule. In so doing, ROs invoke norms which they claim to pursue or embody.
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