Conference Return to Europe

IVO analysts, Grigorij Mesežnikov and Oľga Gyárfášová have attended a prestigious conference „Return to Europe. Reflections After 20 Years of Democratic Renewal“ which was organized by Policy Association for an Open Society (PASOS) on December 10 (Human Rights Day) in Prague. Oľga Gyárfášová presented results of the research project that took place in the V4 countries twenty years after the fall of totalitarian regimes.

See the conference program.

See the policy brief Return to Europe: New freedoms embraced, but weak public support for assisting democracy further afield 

Grigorij Mesežnikov moderated introductory panel of the conference. From left: Martin M. Šimečka, weekly Respect; Alexander Vondra, senator; Grigorij Mesežnikov, IVO; Anna  Zherdeva, civil rights activist, Helsinki Group Moscow; Miklos Haraszti, representative of OSCE for Freedom of Media; Jacek Kucharczyk, president, Institute of Public Affairs, Warsaw.

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