For more information about IVO's activities, please send us your e-mail adress
Authoritarian shadows in Europe

The think-tank Political Capital (Budapest), in cooperation with its partners from the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Austria, Romania and Bulgaria, has published the results of the analytical project Authoritarian shadows in the European Union. Influence of authoritarian third countries on EU institutions. The Institute for Public Affairs (IVO) participated in the project as a partner in Slovakia.

The implementation of the project was supported by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED).

The main outputs of the project are:

(a) publication Authoritarian shadows in the European Union. Influence of authoritarian third countries on EU institutions 

(b)  special website containing comprehensive data on the votes of Members of the European Parliament from the seven countries surveyed.


An executive summary, policy recommendations and a chapter 
on Slovakia in the Slovak language are available here:

Autoritárske tiene v Európskej únii.
Vplyv autoritárskych štátov na inštitúcie EÚ

Web version with infographics in Slovak:



>> Back to News

Socio-economic aspect of migration, aspect of integration of migrants and refugees and domestic political aspect of migration in V4.

What do the citizens of particular countries think about V4? How do they perceive each other? To what extent they trust each other? 

Phantom Menace. The Politics and Policies of Migration in Central Europe
25 Years of the V4<br/>as Seen by the Public

The Visegrad States’ Reactions to the Russia-Ukraine Conflict. Publication of four European think tanks and Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung.

Current socio-political context, Slovak right-wing extremist and ultra-nationalist scene.

Diverging Voices, Converging Policies
Heutiger Rechtsextremismus und Ultranationalismus in der Slowakei

Historical, political and ideological aspects of the right-wing extremism in central Europe.

Book on new political parties in Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland.

Extremism vs. Democracy in Central Europe: Issues, Experiences, Challenges
Alternative Politics? The Rise of New Political Parties in Central Europe

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.