1004, 2019

Andorran elections: coalition government…or not?

April 10th, 2019|

By Juli Minoves-Triquell (University of La Verne and CIDOB-Barcelona)

Andorra has term limits for Prime Ministers; they cannot run more than twice. With the end of the second term of Antoni Marti of Demòcrates per Andorra (DA, center-right) who had ruled with parliamentary majorities two full terms, elections were foreseen to be competitive. Seven national parties […]

804, 2019

Visiting lecture (Czechia)

April 8th, 2019|

Visiting lecture at Masaryk University (Brno) on the “Money in Politics”.

304, 2019

Conference (Georgia)

April 3rd, 2019|

Presenting on the “Causes and Consequences of Polarisation” at the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) Annual Conference (Tbilisi).

1201, 2019

OSCE/ODIHR Annual Meeting (Poland)

January 12th, 2019|

OSCE/ODIHR Annual Meeting of the Core Group of Experts on Political Parties (Warsaw).

2112, 2018

Presentation in Georgia

December 21st, 2018|

Presentation on “The Causes and Consequences of Political Polarization” at the “Communicathon 2018, organised by DRI (Democracy Reporting International) in collaboration with GYLA (Georgian Young Lawyers Association) and Forset in Tbilisi.

1712, 2018

First Coalition Minority Government in Slovenia: 100 days evaluation

December 17th, 2018|

By Alenka Krašovec (University of Ljubljana)

A bit more than three months after the elections in June 2018, a new government in Slovenia was formed on 13 September 2018. Given the PR electoral system and rather low parliamentary threshold (4 %), another coalition government in Slovenia was not a surprise. However, some novelty can be detected […]

512, 2018

Seminar in Portugal

December 5th, 2018|

Seminar lecture at the Institute of Political Sciences (ICS) of the University of Lisbon in Portugal.

1010, 2018

OSCE/ODIHR Opinion (Lithuania)

October 10th, 2018|

OSCE/ODIHR Opinion on Certain Provisions of the Law on Funding of and Control of Funding of Political Parties in Lithuania.

910, 2018

Latvia’s Same Old Story: the rise of new parties and a never-ending inchoate party system

October 9th, 2018|

By Ryo Nakai (The University of Kitakyushu)

Latvia had a general election on 6 October 2018. The results awarded seats in the Saeima, the parliament of the Republic of Latvia, to seven parties including three newcomers. Some notable aspects of the election include the following: the current government parties were defeated, a party friendly to Russian […]

1009, 2018

Swedish elections: All claim success but there is no obvious winner

September 10th, 2018|

By Thomas Sedelius (Dalarna University)

The polling stations closed on Sunday, 9 September, at 8pm as Sweden voted on all available parliamentary positions on the same day: the 291 municipal councils (Kommunerna), the 23 provincial chambers (Landstingen) and the 349 seats in the national parliament, the Riksdag. Here is my brief post-election comment focusing on the […]