Grigorij Mesežnikov attended a workshop Illiberal and authoritarian tendencies in Central, Southeastern and Eastern Europe which took place in Munich from 13th to 15th October 2016. The event was organised by the Southeast Europe Association (Germany), University of Freiburg (Germany) and Academic Swiss Caucasus NET (Switzerland). Experts from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Croatia, Macedonia, Poland, Czech Republic, Georgia, Ukraine, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovakia, Hungary and Turkey attended the workshop. President of the Institute for Public Affairs spoke in the panel focused on development of the V4 countries about numerous challenges for liberal democracy in Slovakia, deteriorating quality of democracy and about the rise of right-wing extremism.
Program of the workshop [pdf].