Projection of Malign Authoritarian Influence: Vulnerable Democracies in Contested Space
Supported by: National Endowment for Democracy
Project span: May 2016 – September 2017
Project team: Grigorij Mesežnikov (project leader for Slovakia, researcher), Ján Bartoš, external collaborators.
Cooperating institutions: NED (USA), project leading organization; Institute of Public Affairs (Poland), CADAL (Argentina), independent experts from other countries.
Objective: The aim of the international research project is to monitor, map and analyze the functioning of the so-called “soft power” of selected authoritarian states in the countries of Central Europe and Latin America.