Articles by Clara Portela

January 7, 2022

The EU’s new human rights sanctions regime: one year on

Clara Portela
Human rights activists have applauded the European Union's new human rights sanctions regime. However, writes Clara Portela, although the regime comes with several flexible innovations, its ultimate goal remains ambiguous
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September 30, 2020

How to sanction troublemakers: the EU and sanction design

Clara Portela
Plenty is known about why and when sanctions are adopted. Katharina Meissner and Clara Portela argue that research on the design of those sanctions can help us understand their impacts and effectiveness as a foreign policy tool
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Clara Portela
Professor of Political Science, Law School of the University of Valencia / Visiting Professor, OSCE Academy, Bishkek

Clara has peviously held appointments with the Institute for Security Studies of the European Union (EUISS) and Singapore Management University.

Her research focuses on multilateral sanctions, arms control and EU foreign policy.

Multilateral Sanctions Revisited
McGill-Queen's University Press, 2022 (forthcoming)

European Union Sanctions and Foreign Policy: When and Why do they Work?
Routledge, 2011

She tweets @DrClaraPortela

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