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On the EDP wire, we post and discuss a range of issues that emanate from our research and that are important to us. Here you will find – in English or German – opinion pieces, book reviews, conference reports, and important announcements. Are you interested in becoming a guest contributor? Get in contact with us!

Most Recent EDP WIRE Posts

10. January 2018 | EDP Wire | Jeff Bridoux

Democracy Promotion: Quo Vadis?

In this EDP Wire contribution, Jeff Bridoux discusses the demise of international democracy promotion. He argues that the two main actors of democracy promotion, the EU and the United States, have to bear part of the blame due to rising nationalism and waning interest in external democracy promotion.

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20. December 2017 | EDP Wire | Julian Untiet, Shaheera Syed

Young Aspiring Policy-makers Discuss Threats to Liberal Democracies at the 3rd Bridging Gaps Conference at the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy in Erfurt

This EDP wire contribution presents a conference report on the 3rd Bridging Gaps Conference that took place from November 10th – 11th 2017 at the University of Erfurt. The conference shed light on the topic “Threats to Liberal Democracies” and aimed to provide future policy makers with a platform to exchange ideas and discuss policies among like-minded peers. The conference was a joint effort of students of the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy and the Hertie School of Governance and was mainly financed by the Leibniz-funded EDP Network and the Fellows & Friends Program.

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