Bricks

New role for the EU and the Baltic States in supporting civil society in EaP countries and Central Asia 81

Author:Marija Golubeva

Policy brief following the conference organised by PROVIDUS in October 2015. Read

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Weakening fight against corruption in Latvia 4

Author:Providus

The number of convicted public officials has declined radically. This is one of the conclusions from the trial statistics about the court cases of 2014 analysed and visualized by PROVIDUS. Read

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Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia: in search of common interests 51

Author:Providus

A study of Institute of Public Affairs presented and discussed in Riga on 25 November, 2015. Read

Asylum

Asylum seekers in Latvia 

Author:Marija Golubeva, Marta Riksa

Background paper including unique data from October and November 2015 about asylum seekers currently staying or having already left the Mucenieki centre for asylum seekers in Latvia. Read

Global map

Asylum seekers in Latvia: data, challenges and policy 62

Author:Providus

Presentation includes an analysis of the weaknesses and strengths of the Latvian action plan to welcome asylum seekers, as well as unique data on asylum seekers in the reception centre “Mucenieki”. Read

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Keeping strong internally through external borders 105

Author:Providus

Video from the Riga conference 2015 conversation on the existential crisis of the European Union caused by the current migration flows. Read

Re imagining democracy (10)

Thunderclap - is "the louder, the better" when it comes to social activism? 

Author:Providus

Our take on crowd-speaking platform Thunderclap. Read

Re imagining democracy (11)

Bite the ballot 

Author:Providus

Getting young people to vote: how UK based movement is empowering young people to vote in elections by educating them on government. Read

Re imagining democracy (12)

Debating Europe 

Author:Providus

Our take on online debate platforms like Debating Europe and their potential. Read

Re imagining democracy (13)

Building the European democracy in the web or how to engage citizens in politics? 

Author:Providus

Nothing makes the idea of transnational democracy more real than the European Parliament. Read