DEMAS – Association for Democracy Assistance and Human Rights

DEMAS, an independent platform of Czech non-governmental organisations (NGOs), was established in 2008. The founding membership comprises 11 NGOs that have over many years demonstrated their commitment to the support of democracy assistance, human rights and civil society in the Czech Republic and abroad.


Consensus about EU Policies on Democracy Support

The Czech Presidency of the European Union and the European Commission are organizing a conference entitled Building Consensus about EU Policies on Democracy Support. The conference will be held on March 9th-10th in Prague.

Monitoring Report on Developments in Belarus

This report examines the developments in Belarus within the fundamental freedoms, including freedom of the media, freedom of association and freedom of assembly. It also considers freedom from political persecution and arbitrary detention, the repression of civic activists and updates on economic liberalisation.

11th festival One World

The eleventh international human rights documentary film festival One World organized by People in Need will be held in Prague from 11 to 19 March 2009 and then travel to a further 29 towns and cities throughout the Czech Republic.