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Constitution in practice – DRI legal school in Ukraine

December 7, 2017

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Europe’s democracies are transforming and ‘populism’ is a poor explanation

November 30, 2017

After Brexit and the election of Donald Trump in 2016, many observers predicted doomsday for democracy ...

How to monitor human rights in a trade context?

November 30, 2017

20-21 November 2017 Colombo, Sri Lanka The EU offers nine vulnerable countries significant trade preferences in ...

Tunisia should pass the Decentralisation Law before the local elections

November 24, 2017

Decentralisation experts, civil society and citizens called on the Tunisian Parliament to adopt the new Decentralisation ...

How does Lebanon work at the local level?

November 23, 2017

Apart from the need to strengthen the 1038 municipalities of Lebanon, a major question is the ...

Ukraine’s political maneuvering: Parliament does not appoint an Ombudsman

November 15, 2017

DRI Legal News | Issue 3, by Anton Lovin (DRI Senior Legal Analyst), Ruslana Vovk ( DRI Regional ...

Ukraine’s new education law: why the process of legislation matters

October 30, 2017

DRI Legal News | Issue 2, by Dmytro Koval, Associate Professor in International Law On 28 September 2017, ...

Media coverage of local elections adds to political polarisation in Georgia

October 24, 2017

DRI-GYLA preliminary findings Georgia’s political landscape is extremely polarised. While politicians set the tone for this ...

Buddhism, Human Rights and Sri Lanka’s Constitution

October 20, 2017

Some of Sri Lanka’s Buddhist monks have become influential critics of the ongoing constitutional reform process ...

DRI study visit: from Lviv to Berlin

October 2, 2017

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Ukraine’s lessons: Fighting disinformation and defending democracy (DRI event)

September 25, 2017

Ahead of International Democracy Day, DRI and Heinrich-Böll-Foundation (HBS) organised on 13 September in Berlin a ...

No Alarm, but Long-Term Concerns: Social Media in the German Federal Elections 2017

September 25, 2017

Contrary to concerns, campaigning in social media for the German federal elections 2017 was not marked ...