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Serbia at risk of authoritarianism?

Among the Western Balkan countries aspiring to EU membership, Serbia is seen as a frontrunner in terms of its democratic institutions, level of economic development and overall readiness for accession. However, in November 2018 opposition politician, Borko Stefanović, was beaten up by thugs, triggering a wave of protests that has spread across the country. Continue reading

Discontinuing seasonal changes of time [EU Legislation in Progress]

To end the biannual change of clocks that currently takes place in every Member State at the end of March and the end of October, on 12 September 2018 the European Commission adopted a proposal to discontinue the seasonal changes of time in the Union. Continue reading

What if social media were open and connected? [Science and Technology Podcast]

Social media platforms are often thought of as open and connected spaces, since they allow users to communicate with a wide range of people and organisations. It seems obvious that to have access to a social network it should be necessary to open an account with the platform, and that on closing the account that access would be lost. Continue reading

Shrinking legal space for civil society in Russia

6 language versions available in PDF format Rechtsraum für die Zivilgesellschaft in Russland schrumpft Reducción del espacio jurídico de la sociedad civil en Rusia Restriction de l’espace juridique pour la société civile en Russie Riduzione dello spazio giuridico della società civile in Russia Zawężanie przestrzeni prawnej dla społeczeństwa obywatelskiego w Rosji Shrinking legal space for … Continue reading

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