In an increasingly digitalized world, democracy has to adapt to a new environment. In order to bridge the gap between citizens and governments, and to promote the citizens’ participation in the democratic process, EU Member States have started exploring e-democracy tools. Elisa Lironi, Digital Democracy Manager of ECAS, gave EU-logos her expert opinion on the question.
Many may have heard the name Robert Mapplethorpe in relation to Patti Smith or maybe a black and white provocation or two. Mapplethorpe – Look at the Pictures shows, however, that a look behind beyond Patti and penises may be worthwhile. Interview with creators Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato at German film festival Berlinale
The Polish government is limiting the power of the Constitutional Court and the informational capacity of public media. However, these measures are going unnoticed among the international community, which is currently preoccupied with Donald Trump and Brexit. [OPINION]
After the collapse of Yugoslavia, Balkan countries began a process of modernization in which women - that already had full access to education and employment during the communist regime - started to cover key positions in their countries. However, this process is not fully implemented yet.
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He's been too often reduced to his Islamic faith and modest origins, yet by winning the London mayoralty, Sadiq Khan is well placed for a run at the country's top job in much the same way as his rivals: through building up a big political appetite, and showing his teeth.
Sometimes the (self)-(r)evolution is just around the corner - could it actually be this week end? Insights of a week end in Istanbul.
On Saturday 21st February, more than 1,000 Muslims gathered in Oslo and formed a symbolic protective ring around the Norwegian capital’s single functioning synagogue to show their support to the Jewish community.
The event, held after the terror attack in Copenhagen, emphasised the solidarity of Europeans in the face of violent actions by a few extremists.
Agele Moses Taban is an amusing young man that easily makes friendships thanks to his open approach and wide smile. The 26-year old youngster comes from Juba, which doubles as the capital of South Sudan and the South Sudanese state Central Equatoria, but currently lives and studies Business Management at Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia.
Lunzers Maß-Greißlerei, the first packaging-free grocery store in Austria, seduced youngsters on the lookout for healthier and more sustainable ways of consumption, as well as older people who can still remember such shops from their youth.
Would you take a ride on a crumbling, rusty, Soviet-era aerial tramway that is more than six decades old? It may seem crazy, exciting, or scary, but not for those who live in Chiatura in Georgia.