Supporting People Striving for Democracy: European Endowment for Democracy annual report 2017

Supporting People Striving for Democracy: European Endowment for Democracy annual report 2017

01 March 2018
The European Endowment for Democracy's annual report provides an overview of the different political environments in which the EED operates - from transitional and restrictive environments, to authoritarian regimes and conflict situations. It looks at the respective challenges that each of those…
Democracy and its Deficits: The path towards becoming European-style democracies in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine

Democracy and its Deficits: The path towards becoming European-style democracies in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine

28 December 2017
Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine are three participating states of the European Partnership that have chosen to conclude Association Agreements with the European Union, often at the expense of relations with their most powerful neighbour, Russia. They are also rather similar in their levels of…
Upgrading the Eastern Partnership: Policy Recommendations for the 2017 Eastern Partnership Summit

Upgrading the Eastern Partnership: Policy Recommendations for the 2017 Eastern Partnership Summit

21 November 2017
This paper is the result of the discussions of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) Think Tank Forum, held in Chișinău on September 21-23, 2017. The authors have drawn on the discussions from the EaP Think Tank Forum and added further insights on the future of the Eastern Partnership ahead of the upcoming…
EaP CSF 2017 in a snapshot

EaP CSF 2017 in a snapshot

20 November 2017
This publication takes stock of the EaP Civil Society Forum's achievements in 2017, provides key projects' highlights and illustrates success stories from each EaP country.
TAIEX and Twinning – Highlights 2016

TAIEX and Twinning – Highlights 2016

06 October 2017
There are many ways to promote democracy and stability, the rule of law and good governance, as well as economic development and prosperity in the Neighbourhood and Enlargement regions. Since the start of their operations, TAIEX and its longer–term sibling, Twinning, contributed to achieving these…
Second study on civil participation in decision making in EaP published

Civil Participation in Decision Making in the Eastern Partnership Countries Part II: Practice and Implementation

26 May 2017
Analysts from the six countries examine the extent to which laws and policies are applied and implemented. The authors first assess to what extent the statutory procedures have been followed in the policy-making cycle in recent years, and then look case studies in each country to examine in detail…
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Georgia and Europe

07 April 2017
This booklet offers an abbreviated version of a larger study aimed at understanding the EU’s Association Agreement and Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) with Georgia. The larger study, entitled Deepening EU-Georgian Relations: What, why and how?, was prepared by two teams of…
Delegated Social Services Systems in Armenia, Georgia and Ukraine

Delegated Social Services Systems in Armenia, Georgia and Ukraine

25 March 2017
The policy paper “Delegated Social Services Systems in Armenia, Georgia and Ukraine” was produced within the EaP CSF Re-granting project “Advanced Reforms, Advanced Civil Society”. The goal of the project was to contribute to decentralization of social service system in Armenia, Georgia and Ukraine…
Cover of the EU Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World in 2015 – Country and Regional Issues

EU Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World in 2015 – Country and Regional Issues

22 September 2016
The European Union Council adopted the "country and regional issues" part of the EU annual report on human rights and democracy in the world in 2015 which complements the thematic part of the report published on 20 June 2016. The 2015 annual report sets out the efforts of the EU, through the High…
More Effective EU Democracy Support in the Eastern Partnership Ideas for the Slovak EU presidency and beyond

More Effective EU Democracy Support in the Eastern Partnership Ideas for the Slovak EU presidency and beyond

25 August 2016
This research paper was prepared in the framework of the project “A V4 (and Slovak Presidency) agenda for reforming EU democracy funding in Eastern Partnership states”, which has been supported by the International Visegrad Fund and carried out in partnership with the EUROPEUM Institute for…