Women’s Day 2023

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day of celebration that recognizes the significant social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. It is also a time to raise awareness about the ongoing struggle for gender equality and women’s rights issues. The Institute for Democracy community is joining together in celebration of the invaluable contributions of…


HUMAN FORUM goes to the Slovak regions

The Civic Platform for Democracy, which brings together dozens of civic organizations and initiatives, started a series of HUMAN FORUM meetings in the regions of Slovakia. The first one of the seven regional gatherings was held in Úsmev cinema on February 28th in Košice. The aim of these meetings is to activate civil society and strengthen…


New Group of Students joins the Institute for Democracy

Join us in welcoming our two new Visiting Graduate Students who for the upcoming two months will work alongside our Institute Directors on their MA thesis projects related to cognitive security and disinformation as well as participate in ongoing Institute research and civic engagement projects. Meet the new Student Affiliates FIAMMETTA MONDINI I am a…

Our Pillars

There are very few issues in modern societies that are of greater significance and urgency than the threats to liberal democracy, the weakening and fragility of democratic institutions, and the crumbling of human rights, social justice and the rule of law. In our work we focus on four interrelated thematic challenges to democracy, namely: technology, inequalities, culture and governance; with our overall activities being concentrated around four key pillars:



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Resilience and vulnerability of regional labour markets: principal component analysis of labour market efficiency in the EU

Kamila Borseková, Samuel Korony

The proposed operational framework and its spatial distribution offer new theoretical, methodological and empirical insights into understanding the real contribution of resilience and vulnerability to regional labour markets. The added value of the proposed operational framework is its direct policy-oriented perspective.

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🔔 #BRRIDGE updates

Last week, our delegation visited @ceu for a series of meetings related to the project BRRIDGE. We are really thankful to Central European University for warm welcome in Vienna.

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Today we had the honor to welcome the minister of foreign affairs @RastislavKacer to our Institute. Great and open discussion about initiatives aimed at fostering democracy and finding ways of deepening cooperation


Join us in welcoming our two new Visiting Graduate Students — Fiammetta Mondini & Vamsi Varma Dantuluri. You can read more about them and their work here


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