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Melissa Salmerón obtains a PhD with her thesis about electoral observation and democracy
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On 5th of July Melissa Salmerón González defended her doctoral thesis titled “Observación electoral internacional y promoción de la democracia: Una aproximación a las relaciones de la Unión Europea con los países del Mediterráneo” (International electoral observation and democracy promotion: an approach to the European Union relations with the Mediterranean countries). The thesis was developed in the framework of the International Relations and European Integration programme of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) and was directed by Esther Barbé, principal investigator of the EU-NormCon project and the Observatory of European Foreign Policy group. The aim of the thesis was to assess the coherence of EU policies in the area by analysing electoral observation reports.