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Emergency measures and the rule of law in the age of covid-19

March 31, 2020

As countries around the world attempt to fight off the covid-19 pandemic, European governments are introducing ...

Gender & Social Media: Measuring Underrepresentation & Harassment

March 6, 2020

Women are underrepresented and harassed on social media. More global research is needed to drive evidence-based solutions.  How exactly can researchers ...

Briefing Paper: Von der Leyen’s Plans

March 2, 2020

Von der Leyen’s European Commission is aiming to set global standards for emerging technologies. Its regulation ...

Report: Monitoring Tunisia’s election campaigns on social media — what the watchdog did not see

February 24, 2020

DRI Tunisia and the Tunisian Association for Integrity and Democracy of Elections (ATIDE) have just published ...

Briefing Paper: Effective Human Rights Standing Committees in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces

February 21, 2020

As democratic institutions in Pakistan are going through relative consolidation, there is a growing focus on ...

Briefing Paper 103: A Review of Human Rights Bodies in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

February 21, 2020

Pakistan is a state party to seven core human rights treaties which makes it obligatory for ...

Briefing Paper 102: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Local Government (Amendment) Act, 2019

February 21, 2020

In April 2019, the Local Government Act 2013 was amended and passed by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) ...

Backgrounder: Will Slovakia’s elections solve the country’s rule of law and corruption issues?

February 19, 2020

By Jakub Jaraczewski (Democracy Reporting International) with contributions from Kristina Babiakova, Zuzana Zummerova and Milan Šagát ...

Participatory Budgeting in Ukraine

February 4, 2020

Executive Summary Decentralisation of power takes place in two directions: vertical – when some powers of a ...

Briefing Paper 101: Civil Society and Social Development in Pakistan

February 3, 2020

Executive Summary Civil society and citizen’s participation in civic causes has a long tradition in South ...