Twisting democracy

Now that the topic of the voting rights of diaspora Greeks has been extensively debated between the country's political leaders, one thing is clear: Facilitating the electoral participation of Greeks living in foreign countries would not lead to an expansion of the electoral body.

Europe’s Future Depends on Reinventing its Democracies

Even if the EU and its member states have the leadership skills to weather looming storms — from a US-China trade war to rising tensions in the Middle East — the reasons for Europe's recent travails should not be forgotten.

Only through self-reflection can the EU rejuvenate its standing in Europe and the rest of the world.

ForMin Manescu, after taking over Community of Democracies Presidency: Youth participation in decision-making process is a priority

AGERPRES special correspondent, Irinela Visan, reports: Minister of Foreign Affairs Ramona Manescu stated on Thursday, in the context of Romania taking over the Presidency of the Community of Democracies (CoD), that our country will promote youth participation in the decision-making process, as well as an active involvement of the private sector in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

Share Your Views: Democracy Today in Europe’s Ex-Communist Bloc

The fall of the Berlin Wall marked one of the greatest turning points in world history, seen by many as a bright new dawn for Europe and its path towards freedom and unification.

But three decades on from the event that set off the continent's path to the end of communism, nations are re-erecting metaphorical and literal walls, sowing division again.