ARTICLE | Digital Democracy Database
This evolving project is designed to identify and analyse cases of digital democracy aspiring to consolidate global democracy by discovering and sharing good practices of open participatory governance worldwide.
NEWS | The collective success story of Ukrainians in greening of the country
October 17, 2020 has entered into Ukraine’s history as a collective success story of Ukrainians for the green future. This is the day when all Ukraine’s regions were able to unite in desire to preserve the country’s ecosystem, thus more than 1,000,000 trees were planted in one day (24 hours), which set a Ukrainian record…. Read more »
ARTICLE | Kyrgyzstan’s complex crisis: What you need to know in 500 words
Unrest following a disputed parliamentary election has resulted in a power vacuum, and significant challenges remain. By Agnieszka Pikulicka-Wilczewska The article was originally published at AL Jazeera. It was meant to be a free and fair parliamentary election that could have changed Kyrgyzstan’s political landscape. New political parties had mushroomed and promised new politics, free… Read more »
ARTICLE | Internet Voting: Challenges and Solutions
By UDI Associate Dmytro Khutkyy. Digital technologies provide the public with the multitude of more accessible, connecting, and instant e-activism opportunities. Albeit, this comes with a price. Internet access toe-participation portals makes them more vulnerable to internal corruption and external hacking while online media make the public opinion more susceptible to manipulation.These issues are especially… Read more »
ARTICLE | Ukraine’s citizens worry about covid-19. And they still have to worry about the war.
In the covid-19 fight, at what point do people think the cure is worse than the disease? Our new survey evidence from Ukraine shows that for countries in conflict, economic fears aren’t the only issue. National security threats may pose significant barriers to slowing down the virus.