Tag Archives: democracy

The frontier of international democracy

Simon Anholt’s new project is pushing the boundaries of democracy beyond the nation-state. By James Bartholomeusz

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It’s time for the EU to get serious about Poland

The European Commission is right to take a stand against Poland’s new radical Right-wing government, James Bartholomeusz writes for the Heinrich Böll Foundation.

PDU Podcast: European Elites

For our new podcast Dr. Luca Verzichelli of the University of Siena discusses the role of elites in the European project. By Emilie Mendes de Leon

PDU Policy Officer discusses combating the far-Right

In October, James Bartholomeusz represented the Project for Democratic Union at a capacity-building week on combating the far-Right, organised by the Heinrich Böll Foundation.

PDU Study: The rise of populist and extremist parties in the EU: The case of Hungary and Austria

This study explores the rise of right-wing political movements in Hungary and Austria and elaborates on the tools at Europe’s disposal to tackle these issues.

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European Congress of Local Governments

The PDU was a partner organisation of this year’s European Congress of Local Governments in May in Krakow, Poland, organising a panel on regional political movements which was chaired by our Deputy Chairman Daniel Schade.

Shock election result in the UK – the battle for Brexit begins

Against all odds, the Conservative Party has won a majority in the British general election. Brexit is now a real possibility, writes James Bartholomeusz

What does the 2015 British general election hold for Europe?

This year’s election is unprecedented in British history – and it could have serious knock-on effects for the rest of the EU. By James Bartholomeusz

The 2nd Principle: Liberal Democracy

The PDU believes in the principles of liberal Democracy and the right of Europe’s citizens collectively to determine their own future and that of their continent. By Veronika Czina

A Conversation with Simon Anholt

Benjamin Zeeb talks to the creator of the Good Country Index, who describes the EU as “the most successful experiment in multilateralism in human history”.