New publications on liberal politics and liberal policies in Central Europe

A comprehensive analytical study on potential and weaknesses of liberal parties in Central European countries with contributions of analysts from the Institute for Public Affairs (IVO), was published at the end of April 2013 by the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) party.

Study summarizes the experience of the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Romania and Poland with activities of liberal parties after the fall of communist regimes, historic preconditions of liberal politics in individual countries. It also analyzes programmatic profiles of liberal parties and characteristics of liberal electorate.

Publication is the outcome of the project The Liberal Parties in Central and Eastern Europe: Weakness and Potential (see more on the project on IVO website). Slovak team – IVO analysts Grigorij Mesežnikov (national project coordinator), Olga Gyárfášová and Zora Bútorová – contributed to the publication. 

Publication is available on the ALDE website .

It is also available in pdf format here: 

The Liberal Parties in Central and Eastern Europe: Weakness and Potential [PDF, 4.2 MB]

The analysis was cited in article Slovakia – another gloomy fate for a liberal party? published on 4liberty.eu. 

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