Early parliamentary elections in Slovakia 2012: public debate about the values of open society, integrity, civic participation and the European future of the country

Supported by: Nadácia otvorenej spoločnosti – Open Society Foundation (NOS – OSF)

Project span: December 2011 – May 2012

Project team: Grigorij Mesežnikov (project leader), Oľga Gyárfášová, Zora Bútorová.

Objective: The aim of the project is to offer a comprehensive analysis of Slovak parliamentary elections held in June 2012 and to encourage the public and expert debates about political situation in Slovakia and various areas of public policies before the early parliamentary elections, to find the solutions that strengthen the values of open society, integrity, civic participation and the European future of the country. The project includes several activities: representative public opinion polls, expert analyses and commentaries, press releases and press conferences, public debates in regions, discussions with students and expert debates in Bratislava.

Outputs: Pre-election public opinion poll (in Slovak) 

Public discussions: Prešov, Banská Bystrica, Komárno, Ružomberok, Žilina (reports in English)

Discussions of experts: first, second, third (in Slovak)

Special IVO web mini-portal about the parliamentary elections 2012 (in Slovak)

Commentaries of the elections 2012 results (in Slovak)

>> Back to Projects

The key areas of the development of the country’s security and defence sector in 1993-2023.

Attitudes of representatives of institutions and politicians towards Russian aggression & public opinion.

Thirty Years of Slovak Security and Defence Policy
Russia's war against Ukraine: A view from Slovakia

V4 is primarily based on cooperation in the domain of politics. But how is it perceived by the inhabitants of individual countries? 

What encourages some actors to promote ties with a declining power with aggressive foreign policy and undemocratic regime?

Visegrad Four as Viewed by the Public
Who Is Playing Russian Roulette in Slovakia

Study explores how antisemitism is related to various socio-demographic and attitudinal factors. Research was carried out in V4 countries in 2021.

Factors that influence the country’s bilateral relations with EU member states in Central and Eastern Europe.

Survey on Antisemitic Prejudice in the Visegrád Countries
Taiwanese-European Autumn 2021: A View from Slovakia

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.