Category: democracy recession

Breaking news – democracy more resilient than expected

     

At the beginning of 2022, all democracy indices indicated that the world’s democratic recession was continuing, according to Ken Godfrey, executive director of the European Partnership for Democracy. In this context, the… Read more »

‘Weaving Resilience’: Engage autocrats on ideological battlefields

     

The world can’t wait for us to counter Russian and Chinese disinformation, support democratic struggles abroad, stabilize and improve democratic institutions, and forge partnerships between democratic organizations and actors, says… Read more »

Democracy advocates assume higher profile

     

The likely new U.S. secretary of state “has long been clear about the importance of promoting democracy and human rights” in U.S. foreign policy, observers suggest. President-elect Joe Biden is… Read more »

Defining and defending liberal values for democratic renewal

     

Defending core values should be an essential national interest for any foreign policy responding to challenges by revisionist powers, argues a recent analysis. But does an ethical dimension to foreign policy… Read more »

Transition time: From democratic decay & breakdown to innovation & renewal?

     

There has never been a more appropriate and urgent occasion to celebrate International Democracy Day, say advocates and analysts. On 25 June the joint Letter to Defend Democracy was issued… Read more »