EU institutions should engage more politically to induce change in HIV awareness
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Nearly 122,000 are unaware of their HIV infection in Europe. To decrease the number of people who are diagnosed late or are unaware of their infection, new strategies are required to expand targeted HIV testing …

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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, …

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 …

Domestic Election Observation in Eastern Europe: a Stipulation for Free and Fair Elections
27 Nov 2013 – 11:30

By Susanne Caarls, Head of Office of the Ministry of Interior in the Dutch Caribbean
Ever since the fall of the Berlin wall in November 1989, countries in Eastern Europe have been through remarkable developments …

Regulating the Use of Discriminatory Language in Electoral Campaigns
27 Nov 2013 – 11:09

By Sarah Birch, University of Glasgow
Fair and open election campaigns are a central feature of democracy, yet unethical campaigning practices occur when candidates use inflammatory or discriminatory language against their opponents. This short …

Testing Democracy: How Independent Testing of E-Voting Systems Safeguards Electoral Integrity
27 Nov 2013 – 10:59
Testing Democracy:  How Independent Testing of E-Voting Systems Safeguards Electoral Integrity

By Richard W. Soudriette, President, Center for Diplomacy and Democracy and Mark D. Phillips, President, SLI Global Solutions

When properly implemented, electronic election systems provide accurate vote counting, timely transmission of results, and secure electoral …

Leave Election Integrity to Chance
27 Nov 2013 – 09:59
Leave Election Integrity to Chance

By Philip B. Stark, Professor and chair of the department of statistics at the University of California, Berkeley

How do we know whether the reported winners of an election really won?
There’s no perfect way to count …

‘A Plague over Both your Houses’: Changing Electoral Behaviour in Britain and the Rise of Third Parties
25 Nov 2013 – 16:44
‘A Plague over Both your Houses’: Changing Electoral Behaviour in Britain and the Rise of Third Parties

By Pete Dorey, Professor of British Politics, EUROP – Cardiff School of European Languages, Translation & Politics, Cardiff University

Since the 1970s, and especially since the early 1990s, Britain’s two largest political parties, the …

New Media Technologies and Elections in Africa – an African Elections Project Perspective
25 Nov 2013 – 15:54
New Media Technologies and Elections in Africa – an African Elections Project Perspective

By Jeremiah Sam, Projects Director, African Elections Project

Elections present exciting and challenging times for citizens, political parties, electoral management bodies, and media organizations in many African countries as they continue to play significant roles in …

Do politicians keep their promises?
25 Nov 2013 – 15:11
Do politicians keep their promises?

By Elin Naurin, currently visiting Professor at McGill University

Do you think politicians break their promises? Then you’re in good company. Surveys show that citizens in most countries distrust parties’ election promises. However, when scholars …

Citizen Election Observer Groups: The Experience of the Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO)
25 Nov 2013 – 15:03
Citizen Election Observer Groups: The Experience of the Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO)

By Dr Franklin Oduro, Project Manager, and Theodore Dzeble, Communication Officer, CODEO

The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) was formed in the lead up to the 2000 presidential and parliamentary elections in Ghana. Established, …