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December 28, 2015 | EDP Wire | Sonja Grimm

The crisis of EU democracy promotion

Democracy promotion is an integral component of European foreign policy. However, European democracy promotion is less effective than assumed and hoped for. Sonja Grimm offers four explanations: (1) the absence of a consensus among democracy promoters about policy objectives…

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November 11, 2015 | EDP Wire | Jonas Wolff

Abkehr von der Demokratie: Die große Ernüchterung

Der globale Siegeszug der Demokratie, der in den 1990er Jahren unaufhaltsam schien, ist vorerst gestoppt. Das liegt nicht nur an neuen Mächten wie Russland und China: Europa und Nordamerika haben als Modell an Glaubwürdigkeit verloren.

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