Democracy

Civil liberties and “bad apples”: who is questioning European values within the EP?

Tuesday 05 March 2019 | VoxEurop

A tracker based on data from the Poll of Polls project casts a new light on the clash between pro-EU and illiberal forces within the European Parliament.


From low trust in institutions to the rise of ‘critical citizenship’?  in depth

Tuesday 19 March 2019 | Alexander Damiano Ricci
| VoxEurop

A Eurofound study provides data on trust in institutions in EU member states and points at the question of “critical citizenship”. We review the data with experts from across Europe.


The Council of Europe points at rising attacks against the media

Tuesday 05 March 2019 | VoxEurop

The Platform for the Protection of Journalism and Safety of Journalists of the Council of Europe published its 2019 Annual Report. The analysis uncovers the state of the art of the (un)safety of journalists across Europe.


Hungary and Serbia, "partly free" countries 

Thursday 14 February 2019 | Ornaldo Gjergji
| OBC Transeuropa

The democratisation process in South East Europe is stagnating, or even going backwards. Serbia is now considered a “partly free” country, just like Hungary.


Democracy and elections worldwide (International IDEA)

Thursday 14 February 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) is an intergovernmental organization that supports sustainable democracy worldwide.


Comparative Study of Electoral Systems

Monday 10 December 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

The Comparative Study of Electoral Systems is an international network of studies on national elections. 


What brings Romanians to the streets  in depth

Monday 10 September 2018 | Paula Baciu
| VoxEurop

On 10 August, more than 100,000 citizens rallied in Bucharest to protest against the rampant corruption that cripples the Social-Democrats-led government and makes thousands of educated young people flee the country in search for better opportunities.


Poland's quarrel with the European Union  in depth

Monday 23 July 2018 | Danuta Pawłowska
| BiQdata

Since the end of 2015, relations between the European Union and the Polish government have been fraught with tensions concerning Warsaw's breach of the rule of law and fundamental European values. To bring some clarity to the issue, Biqdata provides the background.


Animosity towards journalists is growing in Europe too

Friday 27 April 2018 | Gian-Paolo Accardo
| VoxEurop

On the 25th of April, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) published their World Press Freedom Index for 2018. The situation in Europe is alarmingly worsening, says the Paris-based NGO.