For more information about IVO's activities, please send us your e-mail adress
IVO Barometer 2012

Supported by: Embassy of the United States of America, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, British Embassy, Stredoeurópska nadácia (CEF - Central European Foundation) 

Project span: January – December 2012

Project team: Miroslav Kollár (project coordinator, author, editor), Grigorij Mesežnikov (expert guarantor, author), Martin Bútora (expert guarantor, author), Jarmila Lajčáková (author)

Objective: Project evaluates on quarterly basis the quality of democracy in Slovakia in five crucial areas: democratic institutions and rule of law; legislation; protection and preservation of human and minority rights; independent media and public service media; civil society. Experts set ratings for each of the areas (except for the foreign policy area) on the basis of which the average IVO Barometer rating is estimated. The scale of IVO Barometer ranges from 1.00 to 5.00 where point 1.00 represents optimal state of democracy in accordance with the European Union and the Council of Europe standards and comparative criteria of institutional stability, political democracy, and human rights and freedoms.


Four volumes of analytical report IVO Barometer 2012.

IVO Barometer 1/2012
IVO Barometer 2/2012
IVO Barometer 3/2012
IVO Barometer 4/2012


Slovakia 2012. Trends in Quality of Democracy.

Media coverage

Summary table [jpg]

Supported by:

>> Back to Projects

Socio-economic aspect of migration, aspect of integration of migrants and refugees and domestic political aspect of migration in V4.

What do the citizens of particular countries think about V4? How do they perceive each other? To what extent they trust each other? 

Phantom Menace. The Politics and Policies of Migration in Central Europe
25 Years of the V4<br/>as Seen by the Public

The Visegrad States’ Reactions to the Russia-Ukraine Conflict. Publication of four European think tanks and Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung.

Current socio-political context, Slovak right-wing extremist and ultra-nationalist scene.

Diverging Voices, Converging Policies
Heutiger Rechtsextremismus und Ultranationalismus in der Slowakei

Historical, political and ideological aspects of the right-wing extremism in central Europe.

Book on new political parties in Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland.

Extremism vs. Democracy in Central Europe: Issues, Experiences, Challenges
Alternative Politics? The Rise of New Political Parties in Central Europe

Collection of analytical studies from experts from Great Britain, France, Norway, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia.

Confronting the dark sides of the past and considering the participation of Christians in public life.

Conspiracy Theories in Europe
Tiso's Ghost in 2016 Slovakia
Content © 2006 Inštitút pre verejné otázky.
Design © 2006 Komplot
Generated by Buxus content management system from ui42.