Introduction

EaP CSF Working Group “Democracy, Human Rights, Good Governance and Stability” deals with the main issues on the agenda of EaP Thematic Platform 1 on Democracy, Good Governance and Stability. The group took the decision to add “human rights” to its title and suggested that the title of the Thematic Platform 1 also be changed. The WG1 is the largest group in terms of members.

 

Coordinators

Haykuhi Harutyunyan, Protection of rights without borders NGO | wg1@eap-csf.eu

Krzysztof Bobinski, Unia and Polska Foundation, EU Coordinator | wg1@eap-csf.eu

Goals of the Working Group

The WG1 believes that the EaP provides an opportunity for the partner countries to integrate with the European Union by developing stable democratic structures and by enabling stronger participation of civil society, in areas such as:

  • human rights
  • electoral standards
  • media freedom
  • combating corruption
  • training
  • local administration

2017 Projects

  1. Adopting Experience on Bilateral EU-Moldova and EU-Georgia CS Platforms to Armenia (Eurasia Partnership FoundationArmenia)
  2. Eastern Partnership Think Tank Forum 2017 (Institute for European Policies and Reforms, Moldova)
  3. Cooperation between civil society and governments in Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia: challenges and way forward (Prague Security Studies Institute, Czech Republic)
  4. Inclusion in Action (Union of Organizations of People with Limited Abilities, Moldova)
  5. Capacity development for gender subgroups of National Platforms in Armenia, Georgia, Belarus and Ukraine (Women’s Resource Centre, Armenia)