Participation as an international expert at the Meeting of the Liberal International Bureau in Oxford to discuss modifications to the Liberal International Manifesto.
Speaker at an International Conference co-organised by TI (Transparency International), DRI (Democracy Reporting International), Open Society and International IDEA (Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance) on “Constitutional Reform in Georgia” in Tbilisi.
Panel I – Powers of the President and Election Procedure
Moderator: Jerome Leyraud – IFES
● Keynote speaker: Irakli Kobakhidze – Chairman of the Parliament of […]
By Emilia Zankina (American University in Bulgaria)
Sunday (March 26th) parliamentary elections in Bulgaria mark the third early elections in the country in four years. Three elections and six governments (three of which care-taker) later, Boyko Borissov and his GERB party (Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, with the symbolic acronym meaning “coat of arms”) carry […]
Interview on “How Brexit will affect UK’s image”, Chile’s leading newspaper (El Mercurio)
Article on the forthcoming Armenian parliamentary elections (April, 2nd 2017).
By Simon Otjes (Documentation Centre Dutch Political Parties University of Groningen)
For the first time in almost two decades a Dutch cabinet lasted its entire term. Despite the fact that Liberal-Labour coalition lacked a majority in the Senate, it was able to implement an impressive policy agenda oriented at welfare state reform without a cabinet […]
Presenting on “Institutionalization and Democracy: Aiding Parties or Party Systems?” at the International Conference on “Deliberating Democratisation” organised by the Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) and the University of Birmingham at the British Academy (BA) Headquarters (London)