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The youth who chooses changes – the School of the Future Public Servants

July 11, 2017

Many young people in Ukraine do not want to wait for change. They want to make ...

Polarising Politics and the Future of Democracy in Georgia

July 11, 2017

Polarisation has been considered to have important negative consequences for the consolidation of democracy as well ...

CommunicaThon. Debugging Georgia’s politics. Programme, Trainers and Mentors

July 11, 2017

DRI and Georgian Young Lawyers Association are organising a three-day CommunicaThon in Tbilisi on July 14-16. 50 ...

Ukraine Legislative Monitor

June 30, 2017

Ukraine’s Parliament (Verkhovna Rada) is tasked with passing major reforms to transform Ukraine into a functioning ...

The paralysed guardian: towards an independent Constitutional Court of Ukraine (Briefing paper)

June 28, 2017

Prepared by Yulia Kyrychenko, expert at the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform and the Reanimation ...

The Story of #LtwNRW: social media in Germany’s North-Rhine Westphalia Elections

June 26, 2017

  Executive Summary The Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) party and the Pirate Party were more active ...

Finals of DRI’s debate competition in Ukraine (map)

June 16, 2017

Seventeen rounds of debates, eight cities, five teams in the finals and one winner – this ...

CommunicaThon: Frequently Asked Questions

June 15, 2017

When and where? 14-16 July, somewhere in Tbilisi. I love solving social issues and I am ...

Tunisia: Judges reach out to citizens to improve access to justice

June 14, 2017

DRI Tunisia trained 28 judges on facilitation techniques to help them effectively engage citizens on access ...

Demonstrations in Ukraine: two options to safeguard the right to assembly

June 8, 2017

DRI debated the right to peaceful assembly in a meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on Human ...

High Qualification Commission of Judges of Ukraine – HR Department of Judiciary (infographic)

May 24, 2017

Ukraine is changing its judges to overcome corruption and strengthen the quality and independence of judiciary. ...

Ukraine’s High Council of Justice: Cosmetic changes or a real reform? (infographic)

May 19, 2017

Ukraine’s High Council of Justice (HCJ) is a the highest constitutional body in the judiciary system ...