NATO’s new role in tackling cyber threats
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We may not see cyber-attacks but they are happening every day, and with increasing severity. In the UK, 90% of large organisations have reported cyber breaches over the last two years and the average cost …

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DIGITIZING DEMOCRACY: How technology can help reinvigorate the bond between people and politics
28 Sep 2015 – 09:48
DIGITIZING DEMOCRACY: How technology can help reinvigorate the bond between people and politics

Following the lead of Estonia and Switzerland, will Britons get to vote online in 2020 General Election? While that might be one of the major outcomes of the The UK Parliamentary Commission on Digital Democracy, …

The Insider’s view of Swiss e-voting
28 Sep 2015 – 09:05
The Insider’s view of Swiss e-voting

Voting via the internet is a key element in Switzerland’s e-government strategy. The authorities have decided to proceed with this project with caution. Corina Casanova, Federal Chancellor of Switzerland says the introduction of e-voting is …

Brexit looms large in the UK General Election
22 Apr 2015 – 11:46
Brexit looms large in the UK General Election

With two weeks until UK voters head to the polls in the General Election, Susi Dennison from the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) assesses the importance of anti-EU sentiment in the UK. 

What does the …

British politics is breaking open – the system is ripe for reform
15 Apr 2015 – 09:40
British politics is breaking open – the system is ripe for reform

Katie Ghose of the Electoral Reform Society argues the case for proportional representation in UK General Elections. 

At the time of writing, no one knows what the outcome of the UK General Election will be. But we …

INTERVIEW: Amelia Womack, Deputy Leader of the Green Party
09 Apr 2015 – 10:56
INTERVIEW: Amelia Womack, Deputy Leader of the Green Party

As the UK’s General Election 2015 race gets under way, Olivia Arigho Stiles speaks to Amelia Womack, the Deputy Leader of the Green Party about the party’s election priorities, mobilising young people and the sea change in European …

Greek elections: Syriza and the populist blame game
17 Feb 2015 – 16:19
Greek elections: Syriza and the populist blame game

The February-March issue of the Government Gazette offers an extended focus on the implications of the 2015 Greek elections and the eurozone debt crisis. Here, Takis S. Pappas assesses Syriza’s populist rhetoric and analyses the possible political …

Compulsory Voting
05 Mar 2014 – 11:58
Compulsory Voting

Nawid Zaher, Editorial Researcher, Government Gazette
Introduction
Upon turning 18 and being eligible to vote in my first federal election, I was given a ballot paper with a number of voting options. The one choice that I …

Compulsory Voting
13 Dec 2013 – 10:04

By Nawid Zaher

Introduction:
Upon turning 18 and being eligible to vote in my first federal election, I was given a ballot paper with a number of voting options. The one choice that I was not given …

AUSTRALIA & SOUTH AFRICA: THE MAJOR SOCIAL FACTORS INFLUENCING VOTING PATTERNS
13 Dec 2013 – 09:59

By Nawid Zaher

There are many social factors that influence voting patterns in federal elections. However, often there will be one dominant factor that can explain key patterns. Australia and South Africa are no …

Forthcoming Presidential Elections in Georgia
27 Nov 2013 – 11:36

By Simon Gillon, Managing Editor, Government Gazette
The next elections for the President of Georgia will be conducted on 27th October 2013. These will be the 6th Presidential elections in the country since independence after the …