Reversing CEE Democratic Backsliding a Sisyphean task

Strong Majority in SEE: Public Service Media Are Important for Democracy Published
November 14, 2019
States of Change: Attitudes in Central and Eastern Europe 30 Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall Published
November 14, 2019

Countries in Central and Eastern Europe that made significant gains in building their new democracies following the Cold War are now experiencing a crisis of illiberalism that is weakening the rule of law, the separation of powers, and the integrity of elections, according to a new Brookings analysis. In recent years, the overall environment for civil society in the region has deteriorated, a development closely connected to the rise of illiberal populism, say the authors of the Democracy Playbook: Preventing and Reversing Democratic Backsliding. Read more here.

Source: Democracy Digest

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