OPORA Hereby Expresses Solidarity With the Civil Society Sector of Georgia in Relation to the Intention of Their Authorities to Adopt the Law “On Foreign Agents”
The pro-government Georgian parliamentary group “Power of the People” has developed and registered in the Georgian parliament two draft laws under a shared provisional name “On Foreign Agents”. The initiatives stipulate that all non-governmental organizations and media funded from abroad must register with the State Registry Service as foreign agents. The Georgian Dream party supported the initiative. Nearly 400 Georgian NGOs and the parliamentary opposition sharply criticized both versions ...
OSCE ODIHR will continue its cooperation with Ukrainian institutions of different levels — Matteo Mecacci
Yesterday, on September 29, within Human Dimensions Conference, which is taking place in Warsaw, the informal meeting of Ukrainian civil soiety representatives with Matteo Mecacci, Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights was held.
Exchange of experience, practical skills and plans for future cooperation: OPORA held the Open Election Data and Disinformation Academy in Warsaw
During August 1–4, OPORA held the first Open Election Data and Disinformation Academy in Warsaw, participated by the civil society representatives from 11 countries. The event was organized with the support of the National Democratic Institute (NDI).
Open Election Data & Disinformation Academy, organized by Civil Network OPORA, started in Warsaw
Today in Warsaw, Poland started the 4-day Academy of Open Election Data and Disinformation. Academy participants represent NGOs engaged in election observation from 10 European countries (Poland, Moldova, Belarus, Romania, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Georgia, Armenia, and Tunisia).
“Open Election Data & Disinformation Academy: From the Basics to Advocacy”. Call for Participation
The Civil Network OPORA, with support from the National Democratic Institute, is pleased to announce a call for participation in a four-day training program within the ‘Open Election Data & Disinformation’ Academy! The Academy will take place in Warsaw from August 1-4. Deadline: July 6, 2022
Candidate or Non-Candidate: Ukraine Awaiting an Important Decision of the European Commission
June, 2022 may become a critical time in the context of Ukraine's European integration aspirations. The application for EU membership that Ukraine submitted at the beginning of the full-scale war will be discussed at the summit on June, 23–24.
Saving Local Self-Government During the War
The local self-government system that Ukraine has been thoroughly building over the past six years is now undergoing by far the most serious resilience test. It is not even about the condition of local self-governance at the end of war, or several months or years later. The resilience capacity built by the reform is enduring enough to quickly replicate best practices of decentralization and good governance models, even after the disruption of the entire system. Today, the key question is abou...
Future of Election. Personal Democracy Forum Ukraine'22
This year the Forum will take place on March 3-4 in Kyiv. We wish we could gather everyone offline and exchange views during discussions while drinking coffee. However, the coronavirus pandemic still does not make it possible. Therefore, the event will be held in a mixed format - guests and some speakers will join online, the rest will speak from the studio in Kyiv.