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Book Publication: Is Europe Facing a Democracy Crisis? 

Author:Rasmuss Filips Geks

The European Union has a democracy problem. The polycrisis that has plagued the EU for years has led to a cacophony of voices calling for fundamental change to the integration project. Yet despite the shock of the Brexit referendum and the electoral upsets caused by nativist parties across the continent, few of the plans for EU reform include concrete proposals to address the perennial democratic deficit. Read

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Process-tracing study report on Estonia 3

Author:Valts Kalniņš

A study providing insights into some of the anti-corruption reforms undertaken and the roles of their proponents.
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Latvia's 10 years in the European Union: public opinion and decision making practices 

Author:Iveta Kažoka

The study evaluates the participation of officials and citizens, including their own assessment. Read

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Corruption in Estonia 1

Author:Valts Kalniņš

Background paper analysing the successes and failures of Estonia’s anti-corruption policy.
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Victim’s rights to legal aid in the criminal proceedings in Latvia 

Author:Providus

Year: 2013
Funding: With financial support from the Civil Justice Programme of the European Union 
Language: English
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Opportunities for the organized civil society to influence EU decision-making via national positions 4

Author:Iveta Kažoka

Have we succeeded in becoming shapers of EU policy and not just passive recipients of acquis communautaire? Read

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Ēnu ziņojums par nacionālo minoritāšu aizsardzību īstenošanu Latvijā 5

Author:Latvijas Cilvēktiesību centrs

Latvijas Cilvēktiesību centrs (LCC) sagatavojis otro alternatīvo jeb „ēnu ziņojumu” par Eiropas Padomes Vispārējās konvencijas par nacionālo minoritāšu aizsardzību īstenošanu Latvijā. Read

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Baseline study on EU New Member States’ Level of Integration and Engagement in EU Decision-Making 

Author:Iveta Kažoka

The purpose of this study is to present short baseline conclusions on EU New Member States’ (NMS) level of integration and engagement in EU decision-making. Read

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Thesis for Workshop ”The principle of normality - a way to safer society -integration and treatment of inmates, what works and what not?” 

Author:Providus

The policy of punishments and their enforcement in Latvia faces challenges at the moment: we have acquired the knowledge of finding, reading and proper/correct speaking. The next step is to start thinking with responsibility and then act with responsibility.

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