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15 10, 2020

Committee Hearing (Strasbourg)

2020-10-15T16:10:52+01:00October 15th, 2020|

Talking about the regulation of foreign donations to political parties and electoral campaigns and how it could be improved at the Committee of Political Affairs and Democracy of the Council of Europe.

1 09, 2020

Seminar in Bolivia

2020-09-02T17:42:27+01:00September 1st, 2020|

Online seminar for "Ruta de la Democracia" (civil society organisation) and the Bolivian Political Science Association. View LINK Watch SEMINAR

31 08, 2020

Montenegrin 2020 elections: on a new path with uncertain destination

2020-08-31T17:08:16+01:00August 31st, 2020|

By Nemanja Batrićević (University of Montenegro) On 30th of August 2020, Montenegro held its fifth and the most polarizing election since the Referendum in May of 2006. With pre-election polling data showing the predominant Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) at the ‘historical minimum’ (ranging from 35% to 40%), the opposition, organized around three ideologically congruent [...]

16 07, 2020

The 2020 parliamentary elections in North Macedonia: death race or dead rising?

2020-07-16T16:17:17+01:00July 16th, 2020|

By Liljana Pecova Ilieska (IMPETUS: Center for Internet, Development and Good Governance) In North Macedonia parliamentary elections took place between 13th and 15th July: voting of the Covid-19 patients and those in self-isolation starting on Monday, the sick, weak and convicted people voted on Tuesday, while Wednesday, for all other citizens, 15th of April was [...]

6 07, 2020

Croatia’2020: An Unexpectedly Smooth Victory for the Incumbent

2020-07-06T13:06:02+01:00July 6th, 2020|

By Antonio Karlović (University of Zagreb) The governing center-right HDZ, led by incumbent PM Andrej Plenković, achieved a landslide victory in Sunday’s parliamentary elections in Croatia which will enable them to almost single-handedly form a stable government. A rush to the polls While most countries were postponing or even canceling elections because of the COVID-19 [...]

27 06, 2020

Serbian parliamentary elections 2020: SNS is here to stay

2020-07-06T12:12:55+01:00June 27th, 2020|

By Irena Djordjević (Universities of Aveiro and Beira Interior) On Sunday night, 21st of June, there was no unexpected news: Ruling center-right Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) party won the parliamentary, provincial and local elections in Serbia. What should be surprising is that in “parliamentary democracy with competitive multiparty elections” such as Serbia according to Freedom [...]

26 06, 2020

PhD. Thesis Committee (Italy)

2020-08-12T11:30:16+01:00June 26th, 2020|

Member of a PhD. Thesis Committee, together with Prof. Petry Stykow (University of Munich), Prof. Dorothee Bohle and Prof. Stefano Bartolini (EUI) at European University Institute in Florence. The PhD. Thesis, titled “Understanding Post-Soviet Party Systems: A Comparative Analysis of Georgia and Moldova”, was successfully defended by Paulina Sałek. […]

12 06, 2020

Kosovo has a new government: again!

2020-06-12T22:53:18+01:00June 12th, 2020|

By Kaltrina Beqiri (Independent scholar, graduated at the University of Prishtina) The Pandemic of Covid-19 changed a lot for a lot of people around the world, for Kosovo it changed its government! The wind of change which was felt after the last elections in October 2019, did not last long. On 3rd February 2020, roughly [...]