Decision-making in the BSEC: a creative cartography of governance
Subject headingsInternational law ; International relations ; Regionalism ; International organizations ; Black Sea countries
This paper suggests possible revisions to the work methods of the Organisation of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC). The author adopts a legal perspective and discusses different aspects of the BSEC's reform process. The first part of the paper looks at the decision-making process, examining the existing normative framework and discussing reform in the perspective of better governance. The second part looks at transparency and accountability and discusses the 'cult of secrecy,' partnership with civil society and the extension of public knowledge of the BSEC.