Introduction: The Increasing Relevance of International Organizations, Key Challenges, and Management Aspects

  • Marco AmiciEmail author
  • Denita Cepiku


This first part will introduce the topic of the book, starting from the increasing relevance of international organizations due to the need for states to cooperate to manage the main transnational and global challenges. Nevertheless, the rising importance of international organizations increased their level of intrusiveness in the national sphere raising democratic, legitimacy, but also management issues. While democracy and legitimacy of international organizations is a rather investigated topic, by contrast, their management aspects received little attention by scholars although both are linked to each other.


International organizations Legitimacy problem Management deficits 


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  1. 1.University of Rome Tor VergataRomaItaly

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