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BP 87 DECENTRALISING GOVERNMENT – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

August 3, 2017

In the last four decades, decentralisation has become a key focus of international development approaches. Governments ...

DRI Annual Report 2016

July 27, 2017

Democracy Under Pressure in 2016 – And DRI’s Contribution to Defend It.  Read our 2016 Annual ...

CommunicaThon. Unpacking political polarisation

July 25, 2017

More than forty people from all over Georgia tried to ‘debug’ Georgian politics by developing communication ...

Libyan NGO Coalition: Making demands heard at the local level

July 21, 2017

In the difficult context of political uncertainty and violence, Libyan citizens groups remain committed to improve ...

Assessing the role of local authorities in Lebanon

July 21, 2017

Lebanon’s municipalities struggle to deliver basic public services such as waste management, health care, community safety ...

The School of Young Leaders (Timeline)

July 14, 2017

Introduction The School of Young Leaders is a series of trainings to encourage public participation in ...

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 ...