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#BTW17: Social Media in the German Parliamentary Elections

August 17, 2017

Social Media in the German Elections | Issue 1, by Ray Serrato, Senior Programme Officer and ...

Forbidden Likes and Shares – Poroshenko’s Ban of Russian Social Networks

August 17, 2017

DRI Legal News | Issue 1, by Dmytro Koval, Associate Professor in International Law In May, ...

Ukraine’s lessons: Fighting disinformation and defending democracy

August 14, 2017

Ukraine’s lessons: Fighting disinformation and defending democracy Debate ahead of the International Democracy Day Wednesday, 13 ...

Time to clarify what federalism means in Myanmar

August 7, 2017

  “We need federalism.” This sentence will sound familiar to anyone working on Myanmar’s peace ...

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

[View the story "#CommunicaThon. Unpacking political polarisation" on ...

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 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 ...