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DRI Workshop on the Mechanism of Constitutional Complaint in Ukraine

February 28, 2018

Advocates, lawyers, human rights defenders and representatives of civil society organisations discussed how to prepare and ...

Pakistan’s Elections Act 2017: What You Need To Know

February 15, 2018

Pakistan's new election law has caused political uproar since its passage in early October 2017. Major ...

Macron was right: democracy must tame the internet

February 7, 2018

An opinion article about fake news and democracy in the euobserver. Read more here...     ...

Social Media Monitoring in Elections

February 6, 2018

Social media have become essential infrastructure for public debates and the forming of political opinion. In ...

Getting down to business: Tackling business and human rights in Pakistan

January 23, 2018

Human rights in business is a critical issue in Pakistan. The country’s sixty million strong work ...

Tunisian judges study human rights protections

January 17, 2018

In many areas the implementation of Tunisia’s 2014 Constitution is still at the beginning, for example ...

Lebanon: Local authorities need power to provide services

January 17, 2018

Decentralisation is high on Lebanon’s political agenda, confirmed as a priority by President Aoun in October ...

Sri Lanka: Let’s Talk About Our Constitution!

December 20, 2017

The overhaul of Sri Lanka’s constitution was a main promise of the government elected in 2015. ...

DRI School on civic activism in Ukraine

December 18, 2017

In the beginning of December DRI organised a school on civic activism, which took place in ...

Sri Lanka: Youth Engages on Constitutions

December 15, 2017

Colombo, Sri Lanka On the occasion of the International Human Rights Day on 10 December 2017, ...

Top Justice Body from Tunisia studies Belgium’s System

December 13, 2017

Tunisia has established a Supreme Judicial Council, which will overlook all judges in the country, a ...

False frames. How we undermine democracy with careless language

December 11, 2017

DRI Briefing Paper 89, by Michael Meyer-Resende, Finn Heinrich and Nils Meyer-Ohlendorf Summary The media and many ...