Michael Ignatieff: Hungary will not be a single-party state forever

By |oktober 2nd, 2019|Central European University (CEU), Democracy, Hungary, illiberal democracy, News, Viktor Orbán|

The democratic transition is not over in Central and Eastern Europe and we will continue our mission of training people and creating "free minds, people who think", Michael Ignatieff, a Canadian academic and president of the Central European University...

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Cooperation of four key Commissioners needed for healthy media, democracy

By |september 19th, 2019|Democracy, demography, EU media, media, News|

Democracy is at risk and requires healthy media, several portfolios from the new EU Commission are relevant. After years of fake news and weak self-regulation, this ecosystem could be rebalanced if four key Commissioners cooperate around the media sect...

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‘New generation of disinformation’ awaits next Commission, says rights group

By |avgust 29th, 2019|Democracy, European elections, fake news, internet, News, Russia|

Disinformation campaigns are becoming increasingly sophisticated and are developing almost unregulated, according to civil rights activists who say the European Commission's relying on the self-regulation of social media platforms is no longer enough.

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The EU now needs a fully-fledged #EUCitizenCommissioner

By |julij 23rd, 2019|citizens, Democracy, European Commission, future of EU, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

We should never forget that democracy is not just about voting: citizens also want their voices heard between elections, write Roger Casale and Verena Ringler.

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Georgian government dismisses pro-Russia bias claims

By |julij 15th, 2019|Democracy, Georgia, News|

A leading opposition politician has accused the Georgian government of pro-Russian bias, tacitly condoned by the EU, but representatives of the ruling party, as well as diplomats, insist there is a consensus on big geopolitical matters and the entire c...

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Voting record of the far-right in EU Parliament contradicts rhetoric – report

By |maj 16th, 2019|Democracy, digital tax, far right, lobbying, News, populism, tax evasion, taxe numérique, workers|

The voting record of 11 far-right parties in the European Parliament demonstrates their affinities with the interests of large corporations and financial institutions, rather than the interests of people they claim to defend. EURACTIV France reports.

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Ennahdha politician: Tunisia deserves enhanced neighbourly relations with the EU

By |februar 11th, 2019|Arab Spring, Democracy, Ennahdha, Islamism, Mediterranean, News, refugee crisis, terrorism, Tunisia|

The EU needs to adapt its approach vis-à-vis the different partner countries in the Mediterranean, and pay more attention to his country, which he described as a “success story”, a Tunisian politician visiting Brussels told EURACTIV.

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With Salome Zurabishvili, Georgia leads the way, again

By |januar 29th, 2019|Democracy, EU-Georgia relations, gender balance, Georgia, Georgia Dream, Nato, News, rule of law, Salome Zurabishvili|

The new president of Georgia, Salome Zurabishvili, is a worthy member of the small group of women in the club of world heads of state and government, writes Clare Moody.

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MEPs scold Nicaragua over ‘democratic crisis’

By |januar 28th, 2019|Daniel Ortega, Democracy, European Parliament, human rights, News, Nicaragua|

A European Parliament delegation on Saturday (26 January) urged Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega to release political prisoners, permit the return of banned human rights groups and to restart dialogue with the opposition to end a months-long politica...

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Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn in as president of Zimbabwe

By |avgust 27th, 2018|bad governance, Democracy, elections, Emmerson Mnangagwa, Nelson Chamisa, News, Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe|

Emmerson Mnangagwa was officially sworn in as president of Zimbabwe on Sunday (26 August) after winning a bitterly-contested election which was the country's first since the ousting of strongman Robert Mugabe.

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