Latest Podcast Episodes
COVID-19 in uncontrolled territories of Ukraine
The outbreak of coronavirus in Ukraine has also had implications on the uncontrolled territories of Ukraine. Hanna Shelest is taking stocks on how coronavirus put pay to international expectations for settlement in Donbas conflict, what Kyiv is doing to help the residents of the uncontrolled territories, and how the COVID-19 outbreak will impact the post-pandemic government of Ukraine.
State of Democracy in Azerbaijan
In response to COVID-19 pandemic Azerbaijani authorities introduced strict measures of lockdown for citizens. While such measures are necessary, Rasul Jafarov finds that their scope and implementation on the side of the authorities clearly transgress and violate the principle of rule of law, and the citizens’ human rights.
Civil society actions in Belarus
While the highest authorities continue to deny the gravity of the situation with COVID-19 in Belarus, civil society and business are mobilising to help medical personnel and vulnerable populations. Our guest, Andrij Stryzhak, outlined a fast rapprochement of civil society and businesses, which might yield fruitful results in the future.
Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum
The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) is a unique multi-layered regional civil society platform aimed at promoting European integration, facilitating reforms and democratic transformations in the six Eastern Partnership countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Serving as the civil society and people-to-people dimension of the Eastern Partnership, the EaP CSF strives to strengthen civil society in the region, boost pluralism in public discourse and policy making by promoting participatory democracy and fundamental freedoms. EaP CSF is a non-profit, non-government, non-partisan civil society organisation.
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We ensure participation of civil societies of EaP and the EU in the process of planning, monitoring and implementation of the EaP policy
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