Global rule of law continues to decline, but resistance is gaining strength

Global rule of law continues to decline, but resistance is gaining strength 1000 492 Amy Oloo

Recently, the World Justice Project (WJP) and Human Rights Watch (HRW) released their annual reports that give snapshots of the current state of democracy across the globe. While both documents…

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Swiss Senate calls on government to examine UN’s democratic deficit

Swiss Senate calls on government to examine UN’s democratic deficit 1000 549 DWB

Approving a proposal by Swiss Senator Daniel Jositsch, the upper chamber of the Swiss Parliament on 13 March 2019 formally called on the Swiss government to make a statement on…

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Democracy Without Borders Kenya lanserades med brett stöd

Democracy Without Borders Kenya lanserades med brett stöd 1000 563 DWB

Upprättandet av en kenyansk gren av Democracy Without Borders (DWB) möttes av brett stöd i samband med ett lanseringsevent i Nairobi 4 mars 2019.Florence Mutua, ledamot av Kenyas parlament från…

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Brev till utrikesminister Margot Wallström

Brev till utrikesminister Margot Wallström 400 599 Hans Leander

Nedanstående brev är skickat till utrikesministern. Vi inväntar svar. Bästa Margot!Tack för utrikesdeklarationen som du höll den 13 februari. Vi delar din oro för hur demokratin undanträngs när auktoritära tendenser blir…

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Global freedom continues to decline but promise of democracy endures

Global freedom continues to decline but promise of democracy endures 1000 631 Charles Marsh

Freedom House in Washington D.C. recently published its 2019 report on Freedom in the World, finding that in the previous year overall global freedom declined for the 13th consecutive time. While…

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The case for a UN Parliamentary Assembly and the Inter-Parliamentary Union

The case for a UN Parliamentary Assembly and the Inter-Parliamentary Union 1000 540 DWB

A new policy review was released by Democracy Without Borders titled The case for a UN Parliamentary Assembly and the Inter-Parliamentary Union. It was authored by Andreas Bummel, co-founder and…

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European Parliament calls on Council to become more transparent

European Parliament calls on Council to become more transparent 1023 588 Petter Ölmunger

On 17 January 2019 the European Parliament adopted a resolution demanding the Council of the European Union (Council) to become more democratic, transparent and accountable to the European public. The…

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EIU report: Downward trend of democracy halted in 2018

EIU report: Downward trend of democracy halted in 2018 1000 526 Marie Becker

In the 2018 edition of their Democracy Index, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) recently found that the downward trend of democracy in the world came to a halt for the…

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Reviving Multilateralism on the Road to 2020

Reviving Multilateralism on the Road to 2020 1000 528 Richard Ponzio, Joris Larik & William Durch

As humanity struggles with mass violence, mass migrations and the widening effect of climate change, the international system inaugurated nearly 75 years ago to manage such global problems seems to be…

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Who should elect the World Bank’s president?

Who should elect the World Bank’s president? 1000 539 Petter Ölmunger

A week ago the World Bank made the surprise announcement that its president Jim Yong Kim quits his position effective February 1 to join the private sector. In a letter to…

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